Sebastian Vettel: “It was a tough race today but, in the end, second is a great result and I am happy for the team that we got a podium finish on such an iconic track as Monaco. We were also able to benefit from mistakes of other people today, but that’s part of this game. When… Continue reading Vettel: Tough race but second is a great result.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Congratulations, great victory. Sebastian Vettel, congratulations, second place. It’s been a difficult weekend for you, but you have to be happy with that result in the end as you try to find some way to beat these Mercedes guys. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it was obviously a tough race to manage. You know in… Continue reading FIA Sunday Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying | Sebastian Vettel: “It was a difficult day for the whole team. I ended up in the barrier in the third free practice session, but the guys did a great job to fix the car and get me out for qualifying. Unfortunately, we struggled to get the tyres to work properly in Q1 and that… Continue reading Vettel: In Monaco, anything can happen.
FP1. In the morning, both drivers worked on car set-up, while completing plenty of laps to get to grips with the specific demands of this circuit, where brushing the barriers but not hitting them, is vital to get a quick laptime. Charles did 25 laps, the best in 1’12”467 and Sebastian did eleven more, stopping the… Continue reading Vettel: We can still improve on everything.
Sebastian Vettel: “I was fortunate to know Niki and usually we had a chat, which was a real privilege for me. He was always honest in his opinions and I am sure no one can fill the gap that he leaves in our sport”. As for the Monaco weekend, Sebastian said he was ready for… Continue reading Vettel: I am sure no one can fill the gap that Niki leaves in our sport.
Sebastian Vettel: “Niki leaves a void that will be difficult to fill. He was a genuine motor racing icon. Nevertheless, we are here to race. There’s no doubt that Monaco is the most iconic race of the season, driving uphill at first and then down through the city streets, before going through the very quick tunnel… Continue reading Monaco Preview: Monaco is the most iconic race of the season.
Position: 2nd | Podium Number: 102 Sebastian Vettel: “Today, I was trying to get closer to the car in front and do something; but obviously if you get closer it doesn’t help with your tires. In some corners you don’t really need power and Ricciardo was quicker than us. He was always able to open… Continue reading Vettel: I think we had the pace but it was a tricky race
© sutton-images.com TRACK INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Sebastian, as you’ve got your helmet off first, we’ll let Daniel celebrate with your old team Red Bull Racing. You’re sixth podium finish here, but not the result you were looking for. You just didn’t have the pace today? Sebastian VETTEL: I think we had the pace but… Continue reading FIA Post-Race Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes only)
Q: (Christian Menath – Motorsport-Magazin.com) Question for Seb and for Lewis. Do you think it was the general DNA of your cars why you didn’t have a chance against Red Bull here or do you think if you had got everything right, the set-up, the perfect lap, you would have had a chance? Sebastian VETTEL: I… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Monaco (SV Quotes Only)
Q3: P2, 1:11.039 (+ 0.229) Sebastian Vettel: “I’ve been quite happy today, even if you always have the feeling you could do much more. However, we tried to get everything out of our car and we got a good position. Red Bull has been strong since Thursday, but we got as close as we could. The main… Continue reading Vettel: I’ve been quite happy today