Qualifying Q3: P2, 1:32.041 (+ 0.012s) Sebastian Vettel: “Tomorrow on the grid, I’ll be eight metres behind Valtteri, which will seem strange as the gap today in qualifying was definitely smaller! 12 thousandths is really very little and so I can definitely say I was a little bit unlucky. I have to admit that, on my… Continue reading Vettel: It’s not bad being on the front row here.
Photo ©: f1insider.com TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, lining up on the front row, it’s a long run up that hill. How are you feeling? Sebastian VETTEL: I think it looks a shorter distance on the inside, no? I guess that’s what I have to say, being second. No, congrats to Valtteri, obviously it was very exciting because we… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Austin (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P2, 1:34.226 (+ 0.169), 20 laps | FP2: P4, 1:33.890 (+ 0.658), 35 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It is always good fun here in Austin. The track is not in the best shape because of its bumps. But it is what it is and that makes it a bit special and more tricky for us. But… Continue reading Vettel: I’m quite confident we can improve the car.
United States Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “The US GP in Austin is a very different proposition to the high-altitude of Mexico. The Circuit of the Americas is an exciting track, with a wide range of cornering speeds and lots of changes of direction. It’s quite bumpy, particularly in the big braking zones so it’s easy… Continue reading Austin Preview: We can take nothing for granted.
Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “We didn’t get is so wrong today. It was simply a case of not believing that the hard tyres could last so long, considering how early in the race Lewis pitted. He took a risk and it paid off. For our part, we tried both strategies; two stops for Charles and… Continue reading Vettel: It was a case of not believing the hard tyres could last so long.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations, go and enjoy this amazing crowd. Seb, I’m sure it’s not quite the result you were after. You looked really exciting in the first stint. You were able to put in some really good lap times. I thought you were going to pop out behind Lewis and make it happen but… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel Post Qualifying: “I am not entirely happy with today, because I could have had a better result if it had not been for the yellow flags for Bottas’ accident. On the first run I was probably a bit too cautious in sector 2 after a very good first sector, then I lost my… Continue reading Vettel: I could have had a better result.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, third place, I know you’re going to be disappointed with that. You’ve looked in very good shape all weekend, actually, and you were the king of the first sector but it looked like you struggled at the end of the lap? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a mistake on my first run,… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P6, 1:18.218 (+ 0.891), 20 laps | FP2: P1, 1:16.607, 35 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This morning I was the gardener of Turn 1, in terms of going through the grass. I like mowing the lawn and I did it this morning a couple of times but didn’t need to do it again in the afternoon,… Continue reading Vettel: We don’t look that bad, but I don’t have the full picture yet.
PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Good luck, thank you Antonio. Sebastian, tremendous pole position by you in Japan a couple of weeks ago. How much did you enjoy that moment and how much did you need that moment for your own peace of mind? Sebastian VETTEL: Not so much. Obviously we had both quali and the race on… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)