The second and last in-season test session of the year ended with both Scuderia Ferrari drivers back on track at the Hungaroring after last Sunday’s one-two in the race. Sebastian Vettel took the wheel of the SF70H this morning at 9, and handed over to Kimi Raikkonen after a couple of hours, for the Finn… Continue reading Vettel completes “brief” test in Budapest
Position: 1st Championship Standings: 1st, 202 points Sebastian Vettel: “Everybody inside the team can be very happy and proud of what we have done today! Afterwards, I said to Kimi that I was sorry, because I was slow and struggling during the race. For Kimi it was not good to be there in the middle… Continue reading Vettel: Very happy and proud!
PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Q: Sebastian, 46th victory in Formula One, very measured but looked like you had some issues there with the steering, we heard lots of radio transmissions saying “keep off the kerbs”. First of all, congratulations on your win and tell us about what you had to manage there… Sebastian VETTEL: I’m… Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference Transcript
GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Will Buxton) First question inaudible. Sebastian Vettel: … to have the car in the right window, to have the sun shining, to have people around, that’s what it is about, so it was really big fun. Obviously a front row for us, which is incredible and now we are looking forward to… Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference Transcript
Qualifying Q3: P1, 1:16.276 (Track Record) Sebastian Vettel: “Today has been a great day. The car and the whole session were fantastic! I am really happy. We brought some new parts here and we tested them yesterday. Then obviously, we talked about it a lot and I think we got the car in better shape this morning.… Continue reading Vettel: Today has been a great day
FP1: P6, 1:19.563 ( + 1.077s), 21 laps FP2: P2, 1:18.638 (+ 0.183s), 28 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This morning I wasn’t that happy, but in the afternoon I started getting the rhythm. So, I think we were not that bad, but it’s difficult to read the session. Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull are very close to each other.… Continue reading Vettel: We seem to all be very close
PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Gentlemen, if we could by getting your thoughts on the Halo cockpit protection that is going to be introduced from the start of 2018. Sebastian, if we could begin with you, what are your thoughts about the Halo and how do you feel it compares to the Shield you tested at Silverstone two… Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix Thursday Press Conference Transcript