Race: DNF | Championship Standings: 2nd, 171 points Sebastian Vettel: “There’s not much to say: I made a small mistake which had a huge impact on the result. I braked just a tiny bit too late for the corner, locked the front tires and then the rear ones, so that I couldn’t turn the car anymore.… Continue reading Vettel: Small mistake with a huge impact.
Position: 1st | Pole Number 55 Sebastian Vettel: “You always try to do your best every day. Today has been one of those days, the car was fantastic. I could feel it in Q1 already and then in Q3 I knew I could get a good lap. Racing here in Germany means a lot to me… Continue reading Vettel: You always try to do your best every day.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, you’ve still got your helmet on but the people want to hear from you. Your 55th and I suspect one of your most enjoyable pole positions? Sebastian VETTEL: So I just said thanks to the fans. It was amazing to see so many red flags, Ferrari flags, so much support, German flags, all… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Germany (SV Quotes Only)
From time to time Sebastian Vettel and designer Jens Munser let an artist work on the helmet of the quadruple Formula 1 world champion. For the home race at Hockenheim 2018 it is Christoph Niemann from Berlin. The 47-year-old illustrator, artist and author was inspired by the winter tests in Barcelona. As a Formula 1… Continue reading Special Helmet Design for Sebastian’s home race.
FP1: P4, 1:13.796 (+ 0.271) | FP2: P4, 1:13.310 (+ 0.225) Sebastian Vettel: “The car has been working well today and it’s been a normal Friday. Today, we tried a little bit of everything. I think we got along quite well with the tyre selection that we used today. Now we have to find out how we’ve been… Continue reading Vettel: The car is working well.
Sebastian Vettel | German Grand Prix Preview “Hockenheim is about half an hour’s drive from where I was born. So it’s not exactly like racing in my backyard- I don’t have a backyard that big – but it’s probably the closest you can get! Obviously, we are keen to do well here. The last race… Continue reading Vettel: It’s nice to be back here.
Sebastian, first thoughts, concerning these new spec, 2017-spec cars really. It’s the first time we’ve used them here at Hockenheim. How much of a different experience will it be, compared to 2016 with the old-spec cars? Sebastian VETTEL: I think it should be more fun. Cars are faster, faster mostly, or mainly in the corners, so… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Germany (SV Quotes Only)