F1 2019 · Monaco GP

Vettel: I am sure no one can fill the gap that Niki leaves in our sport.

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.

F1 2019 · Monaco GP

Monaco Preview: Monaco is the most iconic race of the season.

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.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We can only come back from where we are.

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.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We are happy but we’re not happy.

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.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

FIA Saturday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

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)

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We still have work ahead of us.

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.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

FIA Thursday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

Q: Sebastian, we’re heading into race five, what’s the mood in the Ferrari camp? Sebastian VETTEL: Good.   Q: You’ve got a lot of upgrades coming this weekend. Do you need a faster car or a more driveable car? What are you hoping for from these upgrades?  SV: Well, we hope to improve the car obviously. We… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)