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: “It was not by any means an easy race for me. At the start I managed to retake my position from Lewis but then I began to struggle with the tyres and I had to stop earlier than planned. With the medium tyres at first I managed to maintain a good pace, but then… Continue reading Vettel: Not a great weekend for me.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Seb, well done today, P2. I think when I saw you in the middle of the same like Charles, you struggled on the out lap to get the tyres into the right window. Was that the key problem today? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I mean in the end it’s good that we secured… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Belgium (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P1, 1:44.574, 20 laps | FP2: P2, 1:44.753 (+ 0.630), 30 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It was a positive day and it’s great to be back in the car, especially at a track like this. The feeling from the cockpit was good, but I think there is still room for improvement. Let’s not forget it’s only… Continue reading Vettel: Great to be back in the car.
Sebastian Vettel talking to the media on Thursday: “I’m happy to be back on track, especially as Spa-Francorchamps is one of the most exciting circuits of the season and it’s great to be back here. Who are favourites? I don’t think it can be us, because recently our rivals have clearly improved a lot. As… Continue reading Vettel: We have not given up, as that’s not our style.
Belgian Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “Spa-Francorchamps is a legendary track and definitely one of my favourites. It is very special with all its climbs and drops and with much of the track running more or less through the forest. Of course, over time, this circuit has also changed a lot, as indeed have the cars… Continue reading Spa Preview: A legendary track and definitely one of my favourites.
Race: 1st | Championship Standings: 2nd, 214 points Sebastian Vettel: “I’m very happy because we had a great race, the car now has proved to be robust on all tracks and this weekend we got a little more power from the new engine, which I think also helped us down the straights. At the start I… Continue reading Vettel: A great win for the whole team.