F1 2019 · USA Grand Prix

Austin Preview: We can take nothing for granted.

United States Grand Prix Preview  Sebastian Vettel: “The US GP in Austin is a very different proposition to the high-altitude of Mexico. The Circuit of the Americas is an exciting track, with a wide range of cornering speeds and lots of changes of direction. It’s quite bumpy, particularly in the big braking zones so it’s easy… Continue reading Austin Preview: We can take nothing for granted.

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

Vettel: It was a case of not believing the hard tyres could last so long.

Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “We didn’t get is so wrong today. It was simply a case of not believing that the hard tyres could last so long, considering how early in the race Lewis pitted. He took a risk and it paid off. For our part, we tried both strategies; two stops for Charles and… Continue reading Vettel: It was a case of not believing the hard tyres could last so long.

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

FIA Sunday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations, go and enjoy this amazing crowd. Seb, I’m sure it’s not quite the result you were after. You looked really exciting in the first stint. You were able to put in some really good lap times. I thought you were going to pop out behind Lewis and make it happen but… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

FIA Saturday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, third place, I know you’re going to be disappointed with that. You’ve looked in very good shape all weekend, actually, and you were the king of the first sector but it looked like you struggled at the end of the lap? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a mistake on my first run,… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

Vettel: We don’t look that bad, but I don’t have the full picture yet.

FP1: P6, 1:18.218 (+ 0.891), 20 laps | FP2: P1, 1:16.607, 35 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This morning I was the gardener of Turn 1, in terms of going through the grass. I like mowing the lawn and I did it this morning a couple of times but didn’t need to do it again in the afternoon,… Continue reading Vettel: We don’t look that bad, but I don’t have the full picture yet.

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

FIA Thursday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Good luck, thank you Antonio. Sebastian, tremendous pole position by you in Japan a couple of weeks ago. How much did you enjoy that moment and how much did you need that moment for your own peace of mind? Sebastian VETTEL: Not so much. Obviously we had both quali and the race on… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Mexico GP

Mexico Preview: Racing with maximum downforce level.

Mexico Grand Prix Preview  Sebastian Vettel: “Obviously racing at altitude has an impact on how the car feels. We are racing with maximum downforce level in terms of car setup, but, since we are racing so high above sea level, the air is very thin and the cars actually produce very little downforce. On the long… Continue reading Mexico Preview: Racing with maximum downforce level.

F1 2019 · Japanese GP

FIA Sunday Press Conference – Japan (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Well done Valtteri. Enjoy the evening. Sebastian, congratulations, I know after qualifying you put it on pole position, but I have to talk about the start – what happened? You moved and had to stop. Was that a mistake on your behalf? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I mean the lights were on a long… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Japan (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Japanese GP

Vettel: Less good in terms of the result we were able to achieve as a team.

Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “We had a very good morning, but the afternoon was less good in terms of the result we were able to achieve as a team. The start wasn’t good for either me or Charles and without that, we could have had both cars fighting at the front. It was difficult today… Continue reading Vettel: Less good in terms of the result we were able to achieve as a team.