Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

Vettel: I believe in this team and I know we can improve.

Sebastian Vettel: “That was fun driving today, although not so much in the first stint when I couldn’t get the tyres to work and I didn’t have as much grip as I’d expected. We were not quick and the performance was uneven because I damaged the tyres trying to get them up to temperature and then,… Continue reading Vettel: I believe in this team and I know we can improve.

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

FIA Sunday Press Conference – Baku (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, P3 at the end after qualifying. It looked like you struggled in the first stint, regained a lot of strength mid-race and you were able to put the pressure on Mercedes. Sebastian VETTEL: I don’t know. You’re right. The first stint was really poor. I really struggled to initially get the tyres… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Baku (SV Quotes Only)

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

Vettel: We can recover and put our rivals under pressure.

Q1. Both drivers comfortably made the cut to Q2, doing three times laps each on just one set of Soft tyres. Charles did a 1’42”652, which he then improved on by over a second, doing a 1’41”426. Unfortunately, Sebastian had to abort his first run because of yellow flags in Sector 1, doing a 1’42”347 followed… Continue reading Vettel: We can recover and put our rivals under pressure.

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

FIA Saturday Press Conference – Baku (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, P3 on the grid. It was looking so good this weekend for you and Charles. An interrupted session. These guys just stole it at the end?  Sebastian VETTEL: I don’t know if they stole it. I think they were a bit quicker than us today. For me it started a bit slow.… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Baku (SV Quotes Only)

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

Vettel: Overall I feel comfortable with the car.

FP1. In the first session, Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow was the only team to set a time. Sebastian Vettel did four, the fastest being a 1’49”598. Both drivers used the Medium tyre. FP2. All the teams tried to make the most of the afternoon session. Charles and Sebastian worked on an evaluation of some aero updates fitted… Continue reading Vettel: Overall I feel comfortable with the car.

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

Vettel: We are still in the hunt.

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc spent their Thursday in Baku splitting their time between talking to media, having meetings with the engineers and walking the track. The two Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow drivers walked round the street circuit here in the Azerbaijan capital, before the first full planning meeting with engineers and technicians prior to… Continue reading Vettel: We are still in the hunt.

Azerbaijan GP · F1 2019

Baku Preview: It’s not an easy compromise.

Sebastian Vettel: “This six kilometre circuit has the longest straight on the calendar, 2.2 kilometres, where we reach 360 kph before the very heavy braking for the first slow left hand turn. The steep climb past the old city walls is only seven metres wide, which feels very tight in a Formula One car –… Continue reading Baku Preview: It’s not an easy compromise.