Position: 2nd | Podium Number: 102 Sebastian Vettel: “Today, I was trying to get closer to the car in front and do something; but obviously if you get closer it doesn’t help with your tires. In some corners you don’t really need power and Ricciardo was quicker than us. He was always able to open… Continue reading Vettel: I think we had the pace but it was a tricky race
© sutton-images.com TRACK INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Sebastian, as you’ve got your helmet off first, we’ll let Daniel celebrate with your old team Red Bull Racing. You’re sixth podium finish here, but not the result you were looking for. You just didn’t have the pace today? Sebastian VETTEL: I think we had the pace but… Continue reading FIA Post-Race Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes only)
Q: (Christian Menath – Motorsport-Magazin.com) Question for Seb and for Lewis. Do you think it was the general DNA of your cars why you didn’t have a chance against Red Bull here or do you think if you had got everything right, the set-up, the perfect lap, you would have had a chance? Sebastian VETTEL: I… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes Only)
Q3: P2, 1:11.039 (+ 0.229) Sebastian Vettel: “I’ve been quite happy today, even if you always have the feeling you could do much more. However, we tried to get everything out of our car and we got a good position. Red Bull has been strong since Thursday, but we got as close as we could. The main… Continue reading Vettel: I’ve been quite happy today
FP1: P4, 1:13.041 (+ 0.915) | FP2: P3, 1:12.413 (+ 0.572) Sebastian Vettel: “I think it was a decent day. In Monaco there’s always traffic, and today we had the red flag, so that it was a bit messy. It’s not that easy to get everything together in a lap here. I am not entirely happy about… Continue reading Vettel: It was fun driving around.
Sebastian Vettel’s preview quotes ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix “In Monaco the atmosphere is different and the setting so beautiful. The history here is great and we have the chance to be part of this history. It’s definitely a place to enjoy. Winning here means a lot to all of us; if you could… Continue reading Vettel: Monaco is definitely a place to enjoy.
PRESS CONFERENCE Sebastian, thanks for waiting. Can we just reflect on two weeks ago to start with. It was a slightly frustrating weekend for you in Spain. You’ve tested at Barcelona since the race. How much progress did you make with the car? Sebastian VETTEL: I think it’s fair to summarise that Barcelona was not a strong… Continue reading FIA Wednesday Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes Only)
Position: 4th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 78 points Sebastian Vettel: “Our tires didn’t last as long as for the others, so we couldn’t follow the same strategy. We had to stop again and we obviously lost two positions, and also a bit of time during the pit-stop itself. But staying out was not an option… Continue reading Vettel: I see no reason for not being optimistic for the next race.
Q3: P3, 1:16.305 (+ 0.132) Sebastian Vettel: “Overall, I think it was a smooth session. The car was fine and we didn’t have much to do. We were quite ok this morning, trying to find the right direction. It was straightforward in qualifying and then in Q3 during my first run I locked up a little bit… Continue reading Vettel: It will be a long race and the tires will be challenging.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, congratulations, how was your quali? It was tough just at the end. You had such a big improvement on the last lap but maybe you missed just something? Sebastian VETTEL: No maybe. I was happy with the lap. The first run in Q3 was not so good. I locked a little bit… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)