Race: 2nd | Championship Standings: 2nd, 189 points (-24) Sebastian Vettel: “Today we were fast in the first stint, but at the end I was a little bit disappointed because I had lost 3 or 4 seconds in the traffic. The pit stop we did was not ideal either, as we lost some time there. Then… Continue reading Vettel: Second the best result we could get.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, I think that’s the best you could have hoped for today wasn’t it, getting up to P2. You almost jumped Bottas in the pit stop but I think Carlos Sainz held you up a little and a bit of a tricky pit stop? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I don’t know, I think something… Continue reading FIA Post Race Press Conference – Hungary (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying Q3: P4, 1:36.210 Sebastian Vettel: “I don’t think it was an awful session overall, we were just not quick enough. Conditions were tricky and it was hard to squeeze everything out of the car, but I think my laps were generally fine. In wet conditions, we weren’t so confident as we had been in the dry,… Continue reading Vettel: We have a good car no matter the conditions.
FP1: P2, 1:17.692 (+ 0.079) | FP2: P1, 1:16.834 Sebastian Vettel: “I was pretty happy in the afternoon more than in the morning session, as I think the car is performing well also over one lap. We can still improve, but this has been one of the best Fridays so far, technically speaking. Having a great amount of… Continue reading Vettel: We have to focus on the job.
Race: DNF | Championship Standings: 2nd, 171 points Sebastian Vettel: “There’s not much to say: I made a small mistake which had a huge impact on the result. I braked just a tiny bit too late for the corner, locked the front tires and then the rear ones, so that I couldn’t turn the car anymore.… Continue reading Vettel: Small mistake with a huge impact.
Position: 1st | Pole Number 55 Sebastian Vettel: “You always try to do your best every day. Today has been one of those days, the car was fantastic. I could feel it in Q1 already and then in Q3 I knew I could get a good lap. Racing here in Germany means a lot to me… Continue reading Vettel: You always try to do your best every day.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, you’ve still got your helmet on but the people want to hear from you. Your 55th and I suspect one of your most enjoyable pole positions? Sebastian VETTEL: So I just said thanks to the fans. It was amazing to see so many red flags, Ferrari flags, so much support, German flags, all… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Germany (SV Quotes Only)
From time to time Sebastian Vettel and designer Jens Munser let an artist work on the helmet of the quadruple Formula 1 world champion. For the home race at Hockenheim 2018 it is Christoph Niemann from Berlin. The 47-year-old illustrator, artist and author was inspired by the winter tests in Barcelona. As a Formula 1… Continue reading Special Helmet Design for Sebastian’s home race.
FP1: P4, 1:13.796 (+ 0.271) | FP2: P4, 1:13.310 (+ 0.225) Sebastian Vettel: “The car has been working well today and it’s been a normal Friday. Today, we tried a little bit of everything. I think we got along quite well with the tyre selection that we used today. Now we have to find out how we’ve been… Continue reading Vettel: The car is working well.
Sebastian Vettel | German Grand Prix Preview “Hockenheim is about half an hour’s drive from where I was born. So it’s not exactly like racing in my backyard- I don’t have a backyard that big – but it’s probably the closest you can get! Obviously, we are keen to do well here. The last race… Continue reading Vettel: It’s nice to be back here.