Sebastian has chosen a name for his 2020 Ferrari F1 car – and that is Lucilla! Sebastian used to chose the names of his F1 cars at a dinner with his mechanics in Melbourne, ahead of the race weekend. However, that was not the case this year! Lucilla is a name chosen only by Sebastian… Continue reading Her name is… Lucilla!
PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Well, good luck with that. Sebastian, talking about differences from last year to this year. From the outside winter testing back in Europe looked a little bit inconclusive for Ferrari. What can you tell us about it? Sebastian VETTEL: I think testing is always inconclusive. You never know where you are and that’s… Continue reading 2020 Australian GP – Thursday Press Conference
Sebastian Vettel | 2020 Australian Grand Prix Preview “Say Melbourne and three things come to mind: sunshine, a buzzing atmosphere and bumps. Sunshine, because the weather is usually nice when we race there; the buzzing atmosphere because this city is full of life, making it a pleasure to start the season here, and the bumps… Continue reading Melbourne Preview: The first race of the season is always special.
Sebastian Vettel: “We were not happy with the car the whole weekend but today we struggled a lot. The reason I was so slow in the race was mostly due to the fact that the car could not find enough grip with the medium tyres that we fitted at the pit stop. As a team,… Continue reading Vettel: Best result we could do.
Q1. In the first part of qualifying, Vettel was the only driver to go through to the next part on Medium tyres in a time of 1’22”885. Q2. Only Softs were used and Sebastian posted a 1’21”912. Q3. In the final shoot-out, Sebastian soon posted a lap in 1’21”250, good enough for third place. Seb managed to improve… Continue reading Vettel: We are just 16 metres behind pole position
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: All the best for tomorrow. Sebastian, second row of the grid, third [place]. I think everyone thought after what we saw at Barcelona that Ferrari were going to start strong. Where do you feel [the team is] after the last couple of days? Sebastian VETTEL: I don’t know. Congrats to Lewis and Valtteri,… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Melbourne (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel | Melbourne Friday Practice Quotes “It was fun today. Maybe we were not as fast as possibly we wanted to be and could have been, but it’s Friday, after all, so it doesn’t really matter. I am sure that by December 1st no one will remember how fast we were on March 15!… Continue reading Vettel: It’s all about stringing it together and having a better day tomorrow.
PRESS CONFERENCE We’re gathered under very sad circumstances, following the news that Charlie Whiting, the FIA’s Director of Formula One died during the early hours of this morning. I’d like to start this press conference by asking each of the drivers present for their thoughts and memories of Charlie. Sebastian VETTEL: Well I guess I was… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Melbourne (SV Quotes Only)
A few words from Sebastian Vettel from today’s media sessions: Tribute to Charlie Whiting. “He was someone you could ask anything of at anytime. He was open to everyone at any time. His door was always open. He was a racer. He was just a very nice guy. I was shocked. I don’t think there’s that… Continue reading Vettel: We are all hunters and all hunted.
Sebastian Vettel has revealed the name of his Ferrari SF90 at the official launch event in Melbourne, today: “She has got a name – Lina. She is quite lean. I’m ready to go. There is quite a lot of people here which is nice to see. “It is always a kind of a similar build-up.… Continue reading Her name is… Lina!