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.
Sebastian Vettel Post Qualifying: “Max put in a strong lap and so we can be happy with a front row start. I think our performance matched our expectations and it is good that our lap time was reasonably close. It puts us in a good position for tomorrow. We improved the car, it felt better… Continue reading Vettel: It’s a long race and I think it will be fun.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, second again, narrowly missing out on pole, but I guess you’ve got to be satisfied that you’re on the front row? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a bit of a wobble in the exit of the last corner on the first run but I think Max improved his time, so fair play… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Brazil (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P3, 1:17.041 (+ 0.899), 13 laps | FP2: P1, 1:09.217, 30 laps Sebastian Vettel: “The car was decent, but it was not an easy day on track with the weather conditions, as we did not get so much consistent running. I think we understood what the car needs, and now we’ll take it from there… Continue reading Vettel: Confident we can make a step forward.