Sebastian Vettel: “It was not an easy race. We finished in the same place in which we started. We tried everything with both cars, but we were just too slow. I hope the situation on this circuit doesn’t repeat itself. I think this track maybe exposed our weaknesses a bit more than others. I believe… Continue reading Spa – Race: We were just too slow.
Qualifying Q2: P14, 1:43.261 Sebastian Vettel: “We need to stay strong and keep doing what we are doing as we knew this would be a tough weekend for us. We lose quite a bit on the straights and this circuit has a lot of straights. We are also struggling to get the tyres working properly.… Continue reading Spa – Qualifying: We knew this would be a tough weekend for us.
FP1: P15, 1:46.179 (+ 1.686), 15 laps FP2: P17, 1:45.683 (+ 1.939), 21 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It was a difficult day for us. The car was tricky and difficult to drive and we are not quite where we should be as we struggled with the balance. We are looking to find options for the set… Continue reading Spa – Friday Practice: A difficult day for us.
Ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, Sebastian talks about his feelings coming into the race & about the trust he has in his team. “We all love this track, but all of us, as we came through the gate, thought about Anthoine. He was much loved and very promising. I think we all still recall… Continue reading Spa – Previews: My aim is to enjoy my last few races with the team.
Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “Today we tried something different and it paid off. I was struggling in the first stint, even on medium tyres, while in the second one I felt a lot better, despite having the soft tyre for many laps. There was some rain forecast at some stage so we extended our stint… Continue reading Barcelona – Race: Today we tried something different and it paid off.
FP1: P5, 1:17.981 (+ 1.196), 27 laps FP2: P12, 1:18.404 (+ 1.521), 36 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It was a mixed day: I was reasonably happy in terms of our one lap pace, even if in the afternoon I struggled a bit more to put the laps together. However generally I have a better feeling with… Continue reading Barcelona – Friday Practice: A mixed day.
Sebastian Vettel: “They changed the chassis on my car because they found an anomaly, but I don’t think it will change my performance in a surprising way. In the two Silverstone races, I struggled it’s true, but I’ve got enough experience not to let myself get downhearted after a couple of Grands Prix went badly.… Continue reading Barcelona – Previews: I have not lost the passion for what I do.
Sebastian Vettel’s Post Race Comments: “The races are tricky to compare, because we were always racing in the train the last 2 weeks, I guess for Charles was a bit more clean air. That’s why I was a bit annoyed because we could have avoided that today and I don’t know why we didn’t. Other… Continue reading F170 – Race: I don’t know what happened in terms of pace. It’s a little weird.
Qualifying Q2: P12 (*will start from P11) Sebastian Vettel: “We tried a lot of things and I was happy with my laps, but I don’t think that there was any more to get out of the car today. I need more grip to go faster. I must congratulate my engineers for improving the car compared… Continue reading F170 – Qualifying: We are just not fast enough.
FP1: P7, 1:27.498 (+ 1.332), 21 laps FP2: P14, :27.198 (+ 1.592), 30 laps Sebastian Vettel: “We tried a couple of things today and overall I’m a little bit happier than last week, but we are not very competitive at the moment and we need to have a look at the data to see what… Continue reading F170 – Friday Practice: I’m a little bit happier than last week.