Race: 6th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 264 points Sebastian Vettel: ”Today, I found it quite inspirational walking through the garage and watching the guys work! All the team is fired up and that certainly helps, as the last couple of weeks haven’t been that easy. The spirit is unbroken despite everything. Races like this are a… Continue reading Vettel: I saw a gap and went for it on the inside.
Qualifying Q3: P9, 1:32.192 Sebastian Vettel: “At the beginning of Q3, I was asked if it was ok for me to go out on Inters and I said yes. Obviously, it was the wrong decision and now it’s easy to say, but it could have been the other way around. We thought there could have been… Continue reading Vettel: Not easy, but not impossible either.
FP1: P5, 1:29.685 (+ 0.994) | FP2: P3, 1:29.050 (+ 0.833) Sebastian Vettel: “All in all I am satisfied, as I think this Friday has been a smooth one for us, but we aren’t fast enough yet. Today we tried something with the car, which seemed to give a better feeling, so let’s see if we can carry… Continue reading Vettel: We keep working hard, doing our job.
© kymillman.com/f1 PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Sebastian, we saw quite a gap in performance between yourselves and Mercedes last weekend in Russia, particularly over one lap. How confident are you of closing that gap here at Suzuka – particularly at a track that’s been very kind to you in the past. Sebastian VETTEL: Well, within a week you… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Japan (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel | Japanese Grand Prix Preview Quotes “It has been only a few days since the last race in Sochi, so we hope that the track here suits us better and we can have a better weekend than in Russia. We have a strong car, but not a dominant one. There were races from… Continue reading Vettel: I love this track!
Race: DNF Championship Standings: 2nd, 247 points Sebastian Vettel: “I don’t know if this situation has much to do with reliability. But we didn’t finish the race, so there is a problem. I think it was a small issue causing a big one. We didn’t have power already at the start and we tried to… Continue reading Vettel: Not finishing the race doesn’t help the championship
TRACK INTERVIEWS JB: I know, good job buddy. Sebastian, how are you doing? Sebastian VETTEL: Fine. JB: These two were just unbelievably quick today, especially Lewis. He’s definitely sorted out his qualifying around Suzuka. P3 but obviously you’re starting the race from second. We all know that’s not a bad position to start here. How… Continue reading Japanese Grand Prix Post Qualifying Press Conference Transcript