Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “We didn’t get is so wrong today. It was simply a case of not believing that the hard tyres could last so long, considering how early in the race Lewis pitted. He took a risk and it paid off. For our part, we tried both strategies; two stops for Charles and… Continue reading Vettel: It was a case of not believing the hard tyres could last so long.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations, go and enjoy this amazing crowd. Seb, I’m sure it’s not quite the result you were after. You looked really exciting in the first stint. You were able to put in some really good lap times. I thought you were going to pop out behind Lewis and make it happen but… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
Sebastian Vettel Post Qualifying: “I am not entirely happy with today, because I could have had a better result if it had not been for the yellow flags for Bottas’ accident. On the first run I was probably a bit too cautious in sector 2 after a very good first sector, then I lost my… Continue reading Vettel: I could have had a better result.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, third place, I know you’re going to be disappointed with that. You’ve looked in very good shape all weekend, actually, and you were the king of the first sector but it looked like you struggled at the end of the lap? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a mistake on my first run,… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P6, 1:18.218 (+ 0.891), 20 laps | FP2: P1, 1:16.607, 35 laps Sebastian Vettel: “This morning I was the gardener of Turn 1, in terms of going through the grass. I like mowing the lawn and I did it this morning a couple of times but didn’t need to do it again in the afternoon,… Continue reading Vettel: We don’t look that bad, but I don’t have the full picture yet.
PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Good luck, thank you Antonio. Sebastian, tremendous pole position by you in Japan a couple of weeks ago. How much did you enjoy that moment and how much did you need that moment for your own peace of mind? Sebastian VETTEL: Not so much. Obviously we had both quali and the race on… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Mexico (SV Quotes Only)
Mexico Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “Obviously racing at altitude has an impact on how the car feels. We are racing with maximum downforce level in terms of car setup, but, since we are racing so high above sea level, the air is very thin and the cars actually produce very little downforce. On the long… Continue reading Mexico Preview: Racing with maximum downforce level.
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.