F1 2017 · Russian GP

Russian Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference

PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Just going to interject here for a second because we see Toto down there and he of little faith gave you a one-year contract. I’ve got a pen Toto, we need a three-year extension on that minimum with proper money, is that OK? Coming back to you… where’s he gone. [Sebastian], Felipe… Continue reading Russian Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference

F1 2017 · Russian GP

Russian Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference

TV UNILATERAL Q: Sebastian, it was an incredibly tight battle at the front and a last-minute, do-or-die effort from you seemed to make the difference. Talk us through the session. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a good start to the session, to qualifying this afternoon. I was feeling reasonably comfortable. But then I think in… Continue reading Russian Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference

F1 2017 · Russian GP

Vettel: The car was phenomenal

Pole Position, Time: 1:33.194 Sebastian Vettel: “I think it’s just great. We had had a very good run also yesterday and this morning, and the car was phenomenal. So there’s no real secret to today’s result, it’s just the fact that if you get along with the car you find the rhythm and know what to expect. We… Continue reading Vettel: The car was phenomenal

F1 2017 · Russian GP

Vettel: Reasonably happy, but we can do more

FP1: P5,  1:37.230, 19 laps FP2: P1, 1:34.120, 36 laps Sebastian Vettel:  “I think we improved so I can be reasonably happy but not entirely. We had a tough start this morning and it took a while to increase speed. I am sure we can still do more. I think this is a circuit where you… Continue reading Vettel: Reasonably happy, but we can do more

F1 2017 · Russian GP

Vettel: It should be an interesting race

Sebastian Vettel’s words ahead of the Russian GP this weekend at Sochi: “We have a good car and the challenge for this year will be to make sure that we keep on having a good one. I think everybody will improve their own cars and we’ll do our best as well. I’m looking forward to this weekend… Continue reading Vettel: It should be an interesting race

F1 2017 · Testing

Vettel completes Bahrain Test

Vettel’s final testing day at Sakhir ended with 64 laps completed. Best time (P2) was 1:31.574, 0.294 off Botta’s (P1) best. Yesterday, Vettel had been testing for Pirelli, while today it was a normal programme of development for the season. In the morning, a change of settings on the car had revealed some problems with leaks in… Continue reading Vettel completes Bahrain Test

F1 2017 · Testing

Bahrain Test: Vettel completes 130 laps on the 2018 Pirelli tyres

  Vettel’s long tyre testing day at Sakhir ended with 130 laps completed. Best time was 1:33.894. Sebastian Vettel was today conducting a dedicated 2018 tyre development programme for Pirelli. His day ended at 9pm, instead of 6pm, as he was granted an additional three hours testing due to technical difficulties and he therefore continued running… Continue reading Bahrain Test: Vettel completes 130 laps on the 2018 Pirelli tyres

Bahrain GP · F1 2017

Vettel: The car was like a dream

  Race: 1st Championship Standings: 1st, 68 points Sebastian Vettel: “A great result thanks to all the team! At the start, it was important for me to get second place, and I managed. Also, we got everything right with the strategy. We decided to pit early and this tactics proved to be working. Towards, the end,… Continue reading Vettel: The car was like a dream

Bahrain GP · F1 2017

Bahrain Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference (Vettel Extracts Only)

PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Sebastian, your 44th victory. Normally 44 is a lucky number for Lewis but you’ve just added another win, your third time here in Bahrain, but most importantly the second of the season out of three races, great day. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, really a great day. I don’t know what… Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference (Vettel Extracts Only)