A Statement of Intent Ahead of Aston Martin’s long-awaited return to the Formula 1 grid in 2021, we are delighted to confirm that four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel has signed up to join the team. The signing of Sebastian is a clear statement of the team’s ambition to establish itself as one of the most… Continue reading Sebastian Vettel joins Aston Martin for 2021 and beyond!
On Thursday evening, as the Monza F1 paddock started to wind down, Sebastian Vettel was busy. His media commitments done for the day, the Ferrari driver grabbed his smartphone, took a selfie – something of a rarity – and then took close-up shots of as many of his team as he could. But why? The… Continue reading Sebastian Vettel fills Monza grandstands with Ferrari team members cardboards!
Sebastian, will you miss the fans in Monza? In a way it’s better this way, but don’t get me wrong. It will be sad not to have fans in Monza, it’s the first time. In recent years, around the world I have always been overwhelmed by the affection of the Ferrari fans, in Italy in a special… Continue reading Vettel: I am looking to the future, I focus on my new chapter.
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 Post Race: “Today we tried something different and it paid off. I was struggling in the first stint, even on medium tyres, while in the second one I felt a lot better, despite having the soft tyre for many laps. There was some rain forecast at some stage so we extended our stint… Continue reading Barcelona – Race: Today we tried something different and it paid off.
FP1: P5, 1:17.981 (+ 1.196), 27 laps FP2: P12, 1:18.404 (+ 1.521), 36 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It was a mixed day: I was reasonably happy in terms of our one lap pace, even if in the afternoon I struggled a bit more to put the laps together. However generally I have a better feeling with… Continue reading Barcelona – Friday Practice: A mixed day.
Sebastian Vettel: “They changed the chassis on my car because they found an anomaly, but I don’t think it will change my performance in a surprising way. In the two Silverstone races, I struggled it’s true, but I’ve got enough experience not to let myself get downhearted after a couple of Grands Prix went badly.… Continue reading Barcelona – Previews: I have not lost the passion for what I do.