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.
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
Sebastian Vettel discusses karaoke, hiccup cures and sharks and much more with Channel 4’s Steve Jones, ahead of the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Source: Channel 4
Race: 4th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 66 points Sebastian Vettel: “We are not entirely happy, because we could have won. In fact, I am very upset about losing the position at the restart, because I didn’t want that to happen, but there are also so many positive aspects to take from this race. When the… Continue reading We need to stay hungry and keep working.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Seb, unbelievable job, three poles in a row, looked phenomenal out there. I know on your second run you were going for faster but a bit of a lock-up stopped you from doing that but you were phenomenal today. Sebastian VETTEL: Thank you. I felt the car was good in Q2 and Q2… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Baku (SV Quotes Only)