Sebastian Vettel | Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview “Overall, I think this has been a good year, but not as good as we wanted, which is clear if you finish second in both Championships. We had a season of highs and lows, so naturally you would like to finish the year on a high. Then… Continue reading Vettel: Hopefully we can have a good race.
Position: 3rd Final Championship Standings: 2nd, 317 points Sebastian Vettel: “I was pretty lonely for most of the race, trying to save a bit of fuel in the first part of the final stint. It was not very exciting, but that’s how it goes sometimes! The results have been worse than they could have been,… Continue reading Vettel: It’s against the spirit of Ferrari to give up
PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Martin Brundle and David Coulthard) MB: Sebastian, you secured second in the world championship but pretty lonely race for you? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it was. In the beginning I tried very hard and I think I had as good start but then nowhere to go. I locked up a little but and… Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference Transcript
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Good job, mate. Sebastian, well done, mate. It was a bit of a Mercedes show tonight unfortunately. You’re handy around here, but you couldn’t fight enough for the pole position, right? Sebastian VETTEL: I was going to say: I’m getting better, you always had the edge here in qualifying. It think it was… Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference Transcript
Qualifying Q3: P3, 1:36.777 (+ 0.546) Sebastian Vettel: “I think we were missing some speed today in qualifying but I think tomorrow we can be closer to our competitors, so we’ll see. Especially in Q3, in sector 2, they were very fast, while in the first and third sector we were more or less on the pace.… Continue reading Vettel: Tomorrow we can be closer
FP1: P1, 1:39.006, 23 laps FP2: P2, 1:38.026 (+ 0.149), 37 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This was a good day. The car and the balance were good and I think we were all very close. If we can do the usual step forward on Saturday and improve the car a little bit, then it should be a good day,… Continue reading Vettel: This was a good day
PRESS CONFERENCE OK, and Sebastian, your side, what’s the mood at Maranello? Have you and Ferrari improved enough and learned enough during 2017 to believe that you can go one better and become world champions next year? Sebastian VETTEL: Well, I think if we can do a similar step for next year then… no, don’t get… Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Thursday Press Conference Transcript