Sebastian Vettel: “Hungaroring is a pretty physical track in a current Formula 1 car, because there aren`t any long straights and it’s a very stop-start circuit, which means you are always working away at the wheel. And given the time of year, it’s usually boiling hot, which definitely doesn’t help. Also if it is dry, the… Continue reading Hungary Preview: Hungaroring is a pretty physical track.
Race: 2nd | Championship Standings: 2nd, 189 points (-24) Sebastian Vettel: “Today we were fast in the first stint, but at the end I was a little bit disappointed because I had lost 3 or 4 seconds in the traffic. The pit stop we did was not ideal either, as we lost some time there. Then… Continue reading Vettel: Second the best result we could get.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, I think that’s the best you could have hoped for today wasn’t it, getting up to P2. You almost jumped Bottas in the pit stop but I think Carlos Sainz held you up a little and a bit of a tricky pit stop? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I don’t know, I think something… Continue reading FIA Post Race Press Conference – Hungary (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying Q3: P4, 1:36.210 Sebastian Vettel: “I don’t think it was an awful session overall, we were just not quick enough. Conditions were tricky and it was hard to squeeze everything out of the car, but I think my laps were generally fine. In wet conditions, we weren’t so confident as we had been in the dry,… Continue reading Vettel: We have a good car no matter the conditions.
FP1: P2, 1:17.692 (+ 0.079) | FP2: P1, 1:16.834 Sebastian Vettel: “I was pretty happy in the afternoon more than in the morning session, as I think the car is performing well also over one lap. We can still improve, but this has been one of the best Fridays so far, technically speaking. Having a great amount of… Continue reading Vettel: We have to focus on the job.
Position: 1st Championship Standings: 1st, 202 points Sebastian Vettel: “Everybody inside the team can be very happy and proud of what we have done today! Afterwards, I said to Kimi that I was sorry, because I was slow and struggling during the race. For Kimi it was not good to be there in the middle… Continue reading Vettel: Very happy and proud!
PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Q: Sebastian, 46th victory in Formula One, very measured but looked like you had some issues there with the steering, we heard lots of radio transmissions saying “keep off the kerbs”. First of all, congratulations on your win and tell us about what you had to manage there… Sebastian VETTEL: I’m… Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix Post Race Press Conference Transcript
GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Will Buxton) First question inaudible. Sebastian Vettel: … to have the car in the right window, to have the sun shining, to have people around, that’s what it is about, so it was really big fun. Obviously a front row for us, which is incredible and now we are looking forward to… Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference Transcript
Qualifying Q3: P1, 1:16.276 (Track Record) Sebastian Vettel: “Today has been a great day. The car and the whole session were fantastic! I am really happy. We brought some new parts here and we tested them yesterday. Then obviously, we talked about it a lot and I think we got the car in better shape this morning.… Continue reading Vettel: Today has been a great day
FP1: P6, 1:19.563 ( + 1.077s), 21 laps FP2: P2, 1:18.638 (+ 0.183s), 28 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This morning I wasn’t that happy, but in the afternoon I started getting the rhythm. So, I think we were not that bad, but it’s difficult to read the session. Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull are very close to each other.… Continue reading Vettel: We seem to all be very close