Beware the enemy within: Leclerc and Vettel continue a timeless F1 tradition | Richard Williams

A battle for supremacy between teammates is troubling Ferrari after the meltdown in Sochi and all eyes will be on Suzuka this weekend to see if it can be rectified

If there was ever a doubt that a racing driver’s first priority is to beat his teammate, it was dispelled one March afternoon at Melbourne’s Albert Park. The 1996 Australian Grand Prix was half done when Jacques Villeneuve came out of the pits just behind the race leader, Damon Hill.

“There he is,” said the voice on Villeneuve’s radio. “Go and get him!”

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