Sebastian Vettel: “This six kilometre circuit has the longest straight on the calendar, 2.2 kilometres, where we reach 360 kph before the very heavy braking for the first slow left hand turn. The steep climb past the old city walls is only seven metres wide, which feels very tight in a Formula One car –… Continue reading Baku Preview: It’s not an easy compromise.
Sebastian Vettel: “We are happy we got the podium, but overall we can’t be satisfied because we were too slow today. We were hoping to be in a much better place and be a match for Mercedes, but we were not. Also it was a shame we didn’t manage to finish third and fourth, In terms… Continue reading Vettel: We were too slow today.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, tell us how that race was for you? Sebastian VETTEL: Well, happy to be on the podium, but tough, because we tried to stick with them, but we just couldn’t. They were too quick, right from the start. Obviously I had a bit of a race with Max, which was good fun,… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – China (SV Quotes Only)
Before the 1000th Formula 1 race in China, Sebastian Vettel meets with Bild am Sonntag for an exclusive interview. He reveals his favorite era of racing, talks about the youth mania in the paddock – and explains why he owns a cell phone that’s over 20 years old. Q: 1000 Formula 1 races. How many… Continue reading Exclusive Interview with BILD am Sonntag (April 2019)
Q1. Sebastian did a 1’33”557 on soft tyres. Q2. In the second part, both Ferrari cars ran Medium tyres, so as to start the race on them. Sebastian did a 1’32”232. Q3. In the top ten shoot out, both drivers had two sets of new Softs. Sebastian’s first run delivered a 1’32”001. On the second set, both drivers… Continue reading Vettel: We could have done a bit better today.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, take us through the lap. Mercedes just had a little bit too much for the Ferrari team today? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, unfortunately it seems to be like that. I think right from Q1 they just seemed to start off from a better place. I think we had a good session. Maybe there… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – China (SV Quotes Only)
Shanghai, 12 April 2019 – It was a busy Friday in China for Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow. On the Shanghai circuit, Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc worked fine tuning the set-up for Saturday qualifying which starts at 14.00 (8.00 CET) and Sunday’s race at 14.10 (8.10 CET). During the first free practice session the two… Continue reading Vettel: Overall it was a positive day.