F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Vettel completes a trouble-free GP simulation

Winter testing has now ended for Sebastian Vettel. The next time he meets up with the SF71H will be in Melbourne, for free practice at the Australian Grand Prix. The final day of testing for the German champion was given over to a programme that included set-up and tyre evaluation with different fuel loads, the… Continue reading Vettel completes a trouble-free GP simulation

F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Plan change with Vettel behind the wheel

It was a bit of an unusual Wednesday at the Catalunya Circuit, as both drivers had a turn behind the wheel of the SF71H. Scuderia Ferrari completed 115 laps, equivalent to a distance of 535 kilometres. Sebastian Vettel did 66 laps in the morning,with best being a 1’19”541. Both Seb & Kimi set their best… Continue reading Plan change with Vettel behind the wheel

F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Vettel completes first day of second test in a strong way

171 laps of the Catalunya Circuit totals 796 kilometres. That’s the distance Sebastian Vettel reeled off in the SF71H on this the first day of the second and final pre-season test session. This time, the weather behaved itself with air temperature reaching 15 degrees and the track hitting 26. Only wind in the afternoon affected… Continue reading Vettel completes first day of second test in a strong way

F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Vettel completes first test in Barcelona

Despite the bad weather conditions in Barcelona, Sebastian Vettel has completed the first test in Barcelona having covered a lot of laps and kms. He has in total completed 218 laps on his both testing days, with best time a 1:19.673 on soft tyres. (2nd overall). Sebastian Vettel’s review for the first pre-season test:  “Overall… Continue reading Vettel completes first test in Barcelona

F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Vettel: The weather was the limiting factor

Sebastian Vettel | Official Scuderia Ferrari Quotes | Barcelona Test 1, Day 2  “The important thing today wasn’t the lap time, but the fact that, in these conditions, we managed to cover almost a hundred laps without encountering any reliability problems. That’s what we are concentrating on at the moment, with the search for performance… Continue reading Vettel: The weather was the limiting factor

F1 2018 · Pre - Season

Vettel completes his first testing day of 2018 on top

On a very cold day today in Barcelona, Sebastian Vettel has successfully completed his first testing day of 2018. He finished the session on the top of the timesheets with a time of  1:19.673, having completed almost 100 laps – 98! Sebastian’s time is the best of both testing days so far in Barcelona. Here’s… Continue reading Vettel completes his first testing day of 2018 on top

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

Vettel finishes his test runs with a race simulation

Sebastian Vettel finished his winter testing today with a full grand prix simulation shared out between morning and afternoon, and a series of other tests that brought today’s total of laps completed to 156. In addition to the 168 laps he put in on Tuesday that makes a total of 1,508km for the German Scuderia… Continue reading Vettel finishes his test runs with a race simulation

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

Vettel’s first test of 2017 comes to an end

Three days of testing so far, with Sebastian Vettel at the wheel for two of them, therefore not enough for the driver to have a clear picture of the current situation. That will only happen in Melbourne. For now, Seb can take heart from some statistics: 139 laps completed today, to be added to the… Continue reading Vettel’s first test of 2017 comes to an end

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

F1 Testing 2017: Vettel completes the most laps of first day in Barcelona

The very first day of testing in Barcelona is completed, with Sebastian Vettel having done the most laps. Lewis Hamilton was the driver who topped the timesheets at the end of the first day of testing in Barcelona, with a time 1:21.765, set on the Soft Pirelli tyres. Sebastian Vettel was just 0.113s off Hamilton’s time,… Continue reading F1 Testing 2017: Vettel completes the most laps of first day in Barcelona

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

F1 Testing 2017: Vettel tops morning session of first day

Sebastian Vettel has topped the timesheets of the morning session of the first day of the first pre-season testing in Barcelona. As soon as the light went green this morning, Sebastian Vettel was one of the first drivers to head out on track, in his Ferrari. Vettel & Ferrari focused on runs with the Medium Pirelli… Continue reading F1 Testing 2017: Vettel tops morning session of first day