Q1. Charles and Sebastian comfortably made the first cut. The Monegasque driver did a 1’28”495 on his first run, while Seb did a 1’28”733. Q2. In the second part of qualifying, traffic played a crucial role. Charles managed to get a clean run amongst the many cars on track, doing a 1’28”046 at his first attempt, which… Continue reading Vettel: Good to see that we are back on the right track.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, you line up on the first row of the grid. You had to use an extra set of tyres in Q2. Did that compromise your last run and leave a bit of safety there? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, of course. You have to first of all make it to the end. Maybe I was… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Bahrain (SV Quotes Only)
FP1. During the first 90 minutes of track time, the team carried out a series of tests to check the work carried out in various areas. Sebastian did 21 laps with a best of 1’30”617. Both drivers did tyre and set-up work. FP2. The evening session was run in more relevant conditions for simulation runs, with practice… Continue reading Vettel: We have some more potential in the car.
© http://ProStarPics.com / http://kymillman.com/f1 A relaxed Sebastian Vettel was first up to meet the press in the team hospitality and he tackled a variety of topics, including the performance of the SF90 and expectations for the upcoming Grand Prix. Sebastian won here last year and he has good memories, including tangible ones such as the trophy.… Continue reading Vettel: I love the Bahrain trophy!
Sebastian Vettel: “From a driver’s point of view, I would describe the level of difficulty for this circuit as basically ‘normal’. However, it is hard to find the right rhythm in the desert, mainly because of the sand that the wind blows onto the track. Therefore every lap is different, which can be a decisive factor,… Continue reading Bahrain Preview: It is hard to find the right rhythm in the desert.
Sebastian Vettel: “We were not happy with the car the whole weekend but today we struggled a lot. The reason I was so slow in the race was mostly due to the fact that the car could not find enough grip with the medium tyres that we fitted at the pit stop. As a team,… Continue reading Vettel: Best result we could do.
Q1. In the first part of qualifying, Vettel was the only driver to go through to the next part on Medium tyres in a time of 1’22”885. Q2. Only Softs were used and Sebastian posted a 1’21”912. Q3. In the final shoot-out, Sebastian soon posted a lap in 1’21”250, good enough for third place. Seb managed to improve… Continue reading Vettel: We are just 16 metres behind pole position
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: All the best for tomorrow. Sebastian, second row of the grid, third [place]. I think everyone thought after what we saw at Barcelona that Ferrari were going to start strong. Where do you feel [the team is] after the last couple of days? Sebastian VETTEL: I don’t know. Congrats to Lewis and Valtteri,… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Melbourne (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel | Melbourne Friday Practice Quotes “It was fun today. Maybe we were not as fast as possibly we wanted to be and could have been, but it’s Friday, after all, so it doesn’t really matter. I am sure that by December 1st no one will remember how fast we were on March 15!… Continue reading Vettel: It’s all about stringing it together and having a better day tomorrow.
PRESS CONFERENCE We’re gathered under very sad circumstances, following the news that Charlie Whiting, the FIA’s Director of Formula One died during the early hours of this morning. I’d like to start this press conference by asking each of the drivers present for their thoughts and memories of Charlie. Sebastian VETTEL: Well I guess I was… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Melbourne (SV Quotes Only)