Q: Well done, congratulations. Sebastian, congratulations on your podium, your first podium here, but I guess this is a reflective moment as we see Lewis Hamilton celebrating his championship. You pushed him hard all year but in the end it just didn’t work out. Sebastian VETTEL: No. Yeah, obviously not an easy day, but well deserved,… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
Race: 2nd | Championship Standings: 2nd, 294 points Sebastian Vettel: “I’m glad that Kimi and I were on the podium today and also because the atmosphere here is always great, but obviously I am disappointed for the result of the drivers’ championship. At the beginning of the race I was looking after my tyres a little… Continue reading Vettel: Disappointed for the result of the drivers’ championship.
Qualifying Q3: P4, 1:14.970 (+ 0.211) Sebastian Vettel: “I was pretty happy with my forst run in Q3, but I knew that in order to beat the Red Bulls I would have needed probably a couple of tenths more. So I tried to push harder in my last attempt and it didn’t work, the lap was not… Continue reading Vettel: It will be a long race tomorrow.
FP1: P7, 1:18.746 (+ 2.090) | FP2: P4, 1:17.954 (+ 1.234) Sebastian Vettel: “Today it was difficult to make the car work the right way. However, it was interesting to compare the packages this morning, while during the afternoon session we focused more on preparing for the qualifying session and the race, which was good. On the fast… Continue reading Vettel: The key point will be the tyres.
Sebastian Vettel | Mexico Grand Prix Preview “We are approaching this weekend well, we won the last race and for the team it was an important result after the last tough races. The mood is good after all, and we have made progress, moving forward, which is good for us. This track is very unusual… Continue reading Vettel: Our primary focus is always on winning the next race.
Race: 4th Sebastian Vettel: “I know the team has been working hard, doing their best, but we didn’t achieve what we wanted to. It’s hard to cross the line realizing that you are not in the fight anymore. I fought to the end, giving everything I had. Then obviously in the last laps, when I… Continue reading Vettel: I fought to the end, giving everything I had.
Qualifying Q3: P1, 1:16.488 (track record) Sebastian Vettel: “Obviously I am really happy. I had a perfect lap in the end, even if the track here is difficult and very slippery. It is easy to make mistakes going over the limit here. But I thought to myself that if I could get T1 right, then I’d have a… Continue reading Vettel: We deserved it