FP1: P5, 1:49.489 | FP2: P10, 1:53.912 Sebastian Vettel: “There’s not much you can learn from a session like the one we had today and it’s been the same for everyone. We didn’t do many quality laps but it was clear that on the wet we were not quick enough. As for the three-place grid penalty, I think… Continue reading Vettel: It was clear that on the wet we were not quick enough.
Sebastian Vettel | US Grand Prix Preview Quotes “We look forward to this weekend in Austin. I believe that the last race weekend in Suzuka helped us to understand some aspects; obviously, at the last couple of Grands Prix we didn’t have the right speed, so let’s see what the other races bring, also in… Continue reading Vettel: We will still try to do our best.
Race: 6th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 264 points Sebastian Vettel: ”Today, I found it quite inspirational walking through the garage and watching the guys work! All the team is fired up and that certainly helps, as the last couple of weeks haven’t been that easy. The spirit is unbroken despite everything. Races like this are a… Continue reading Vettel: I saw a gap and went for it on the inside.
Qualifying Q3: P9, 1:32.192 Sebastian Vettel: “At the beginning of Q3, I was asked if it was ok for me to go out on Inters and I said yes. Obviously, it was the wrong decision and now it’s easy to say, but it could have been the other way around. We thought there could have been… Continue reading Vettel: Not easy, but not impossible either.
FP1: P5, 1:29.685 (+ 0.994) | FP2: P3, 1:29.050 (+ 0.833) Sebastian Vettel: “All in all I am satisfied, as I think this Friday has been a smooth one for us, but we aren’t fast enough yet. Today we tried something with the car, which seemed to give a better feeling, so let’s see if we can carry… Continue reading Vettel: We keep working hard, doing our job.
© kymillman.com/f1 PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Sebastian, we saw quite a gap in performance between yourselves and Mercedes last weekend in Russia, particularly over one lap. How confident are you of closing that gap here at Suzuka – particularly at a track that’s been very kind to you in the past. Sebastian VETTEL: Well, within a week you… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Japan (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel | Japanese Grand Prix Preview Quotes “It has been only a few days since the last race in Sochi, so we hope that the track here suits us better and we can have a better weekend than in Russia. We have a strong car, but not a dominant one. There were races from… Continue reading Vettel: I love this track!