Ferrari’s 2020 challenger is called the SF1000, reflecting the fact that, at some point this season, the Scuderia will be the first team ever to take part in 1000 Formula 1 Grands Prix, in this the year that the top racing category celebrates its 70th anniversary. The SF1000, built entirely in Maranello, was launched tonight… Continue reading Sebastian’s 6th Ferrari, the SF1000, launched.
Maranello, 31 January 2020 – Sebastian Vettel spent the morning in Maranello, in meetings with the engineers and Team Principal Mattia Binotto, looking ahead to the new season. Over in the Vehicle Assembly area, mechanics were on hand as Seb had his first seat fitting in the new car to check out his position in… Continue reading Sebastian sits in the new car for the first time.
Sebastian Vettel, first of all congratulations for the birth of your son. Sebastian Vettel: Thank you. To match the seven time fathers Nelson Piquet and Emerson Fittipaldi, you now only have four missing. SV: (Laughs) But hey! These two cheated. The seven children are each from different mothers. The many reviews about your… Continue reading Vettel Interview with blick.ch: I’m going into the new year happily.
Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “At the start I didn’t have anywhere to go and then, the fact the DRS didn’t work didn’t help, because that was when I had an advantage with the tyres over Max (Verstappen), which then faded later on in the stint. After the first pitstop I wasn’t very competitive and so… Continue reading Vettel: I know I can do better, that is for sure the target for next year, to make a step forward.
Qualifying Q3: 5th | Grid: 4th Sebastian Vettel: “I will start from P4 tomorrow but today’s Q3 was not ideal. We are struggling a lot in the final sector where there are some corners in which we are simply not quick enough. It’s probably not the best track for us, but we’ll see what we… Continue reading Vettel: Tomorrow we will do our best, but it won’t be an easy race.
FP1: P5, 1:38.906 (+ 1.949), 19 laps | FP2: P4, 1:36.691 (+ 0.435), 27 laps Sebastian Vettel: “In the medium low speed corners of this circuit we are still lacking speed, compared to our rivals. Sector three is the one that really hurts us, we are struggling with the tyres getting hot, and the car… Continue reading Vettel: We will try our best to have a solid weekend.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “As well as being the last race of 2019, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix marks the start of the 2020 season in many ways, with most teams trying out ideas for next year during Friday free practice. Then, as usual on the Tuesday and Wednesday after the race,… Continue reading Abu Dhabi Preview: An opportunity to finish the season on a high.