TRACK INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Martin Brundle) Q: Congratulations Sebastian, your 52nd victory in Formula 1, moving you ahead of the great Alain Prost, and a very important victory. Take us through the first lap, that crazy first lap, up to Les Combes. Sebastian VETTEL: Well… yeah, I mean… more wins than Alain. I think… wow. Sorry. First… Continue reading FIA Post Race Press Conference – Belgium (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying Q3 – P2, 1:58.905 Sebastian Vettel: “Today was ok, we had the pace and we managed to stay on track and maintain control even if the conditions were tricky. I could have done much more but I made some mistakes, therefore I am happy with second position, albeit not completely of course. When it suddenly starts… Continue reading Vettel: We’ll see the real pace tomorrow.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Well done, enjoy the moment. Seb, it looked like Ferrari had the edge. Lewis thought that in dry running maybe he would have had the pace, but to me it looked like in dry running it was going to be a Ferrari front-row lock-out, but that rain suddenly changed everything. Was there… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Belgium (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P1, 1:44.358 | FP2: P5, 1:44.129 (+ 0.774) Sebastian Vettel: “Overall, I think it’s going the right way. Today it was a bit difficult to figure out where we are and I think we’ll have to wait for tomorrow to have a better idea. The new engine has done what it was supposed to do.… Continue reading Vettel: It’s going the right way.
Sebastian Vettel | Belgian Grand Prix Preview Quotes “I spent my break relaxing with the family, swimming, running and biking. Now we’re back to work on a circuit that we like so much because it’s a drivers’ track, where you can make a difference. As is customary after the break, we will have some developments… Continue reading Vettel: Keep up the speed everywhere.
PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Sebastian, it looked like a really, really… Sebastian Vettel: It’s Mark’s birthday today, so happy birthday! Q: Thank you very much. It’s not about me today, believe it or not, it’s about you guys. That looked like a tough fight. Obviously you two were really duking it out lap… Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference Transcript
Position: 2nd Championship Standings: 1st, 220 points Sebastian Vettel: “If we had ended up ahead in qualifying, then we would have had a good pace to stay in front today! I was surprised how close I could follow through the whole race. So I am a bit angry at myself, because, when the race restarted… Continue reading Vettel: Not entirely happy, but a great weekend for the team
GRID INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations. Seb, that was some lap at the end to get on the front row, you needed that didn’t you? Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, it was the right time. I had a very good feeling in Q1, the get go was really go but then I lost that feeling a little bit, I had… Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference Transcript
Qualifying Q3: P2, 1:42.795 (+ 0.242) Sebastian Vettel: “I had a very good feeling already in Q1. During Q2, the main task was to get through and then in Q3 I was just about ok with the first run, but struggling a bit. However, my last run was better. I am happy with today’s result. I think… Continue reading Vettel: Happy with good feeling
FP1: P3, 1:45.647 (+ 0.145), 13 laps FP2: P5, 1:45.235 (+ 0.482), 20 laps Sebastian Vettel: “I am not entirely happy but overall I think the car is ok. We just need to put a little bit more together. This is a nice track and the cars have more grip, so it is more fun. It should be… Continue reading Vettel: Better in long-runs