Sebastian Vettel: “It was a tough race today but, in the end, second is a great result and I am happy for the team that we got a podium finish on such an iconic track as Monaco. We were also able to benefit from mistakes of other people today, but that’s part of this game. When… Continue reading Vettel: Tough race but second is a great result.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations, great victory. Sebastian Vettel, congratulations, second place. It’s been a difficult weekend for you, but you have to be happy with that result in the end as you try to find some way to beat these Mercedes guys. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it was obviously a tough race to manage. You know in… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying | Sebastian Vettel: “It was a difficult day for the whole team. I ended up in the barrier in the third free practice session, but the guys did a great job to fix the car and get me out for qualifying. Unfortunately, we struggled to get the tyres to work properly in Q1 and that… Continue reading Vettel: In Monaco, anything can happen.
FP1. In the morning, both drivers worked on car set-up, while completing plenty of laps to get to grips with the specific demands of this circuit, where brushing the barriers but not hitting them, is vital to get a quick laptime. Charles did 25 laps, the best in 1’12”467 and Sebastian did eleven more, stopping the… Continue reading Vettel: We can still improve on everything.
Sebastian Vettel: “I was fortunate to know Niki and usually we had a chat, which was a real privilege for me. He was always honest in his opinions and I am sure no one can fill the gap that he leaves in our sport”. As for the Monaco weekend, Sebastian said he was ready for… Continue reading Vettel: I am sure no one can fill the gap that Niki leaves in our sport.
Sebastian Vettel: “Niki leaves a void that will be difficult to fill. He was a genuine motor racing icon. Nevertheless, we are here to race. There’s no doubt that Monaco is the most iconic race of the season, driving uphill at first and then down through the city streets, before going through the very quick tunnel… Continue reading Monaco Preview: Monaco is the most iconic race of the season.
Sebastian Vettel: “Today we more or less maximized our result. It was obviously a disappointing race for us as we were hoping to be a lot faster. After the start, I had a go at the cars in front, but flatspotted a tyre and compromised my own race. You don’t win the race at the first… Continue reading Vettel: We can only come back from where we are.
Q1. Sebastian used one set of Soft tyres improving with each lap from 1’18”068 to 1’17”823 and then to 1’17”425. Q2. The second part of the session saw Seb set a time good enough to get into Q3 on his very first run. Sebastian posted an excellent 1’16”667. Q3. In the top ten shoot-out, Sebastian did two runs… Continue reading Vettel: We are happy but we’re not happy.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, I think that’s probably as good as you could have expected. Looking at the last sector that seems to be a massive deficit for you guys here. Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, it seems to be more than an Achilles’ heel at the moment. I just spoke to Valtteri and they were both very… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)
First session. In the 90 minutes of the morning session, the drivers focussed on evaluating the aero updates introduced here. Sebastian and Charles ran the Soft tyre while working on car balance. Both men did 20 laps each, the German posting a best time of 1’18”066, fractionally quicker than the Monegasque who stopped the clocks in… Continue reading Vettel: We still have work ahead of us.