Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “Today, we are very disheartened. We wanted to finish first and second, but all we got was a third place. It’s not the result we were hoping for. I got a good start and the first stint was pretty quick which allowed me to open up quite a gap. After the pit stop,… Continue reading Vettel: Today, we are very disheartened.
Sebastian Vettel: “Overall I was reasonably happy with the car, but not entirely satisfied. Q1 was a bit complex as I made a mistake on my first attempt and then I was slowed by two yellow flags. I found it difficult to get into a clean rhythm, especially towards the end of Quali, when it was… Continue reading Vettel: Reasonably happy with the car, but not entirely satisfied.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, not the easiest qualifying I’m sure. Q1 was pretty tricky: one little mistake and all hell broke loose after that. But, P3, you’ve got the run down to Turn 1 and I’m sure that after the last race, with the strategy and winning that race, there are still a lot of… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Russia (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P3, 1:35.005 (+ 0.543), 20 laps | FP2: P5, 1:34.201 (+ 1.039), 32 laps Sebastian Vettel: “My day was not perfect, as in the afternoon I struggled a bit to find the right balance and therefore I never got into a rhythm. I think we can do better tomorrow as we tried different things… Continue reading Vettel: I hope tomorrow we are on the good side of things.
Sebastian’s words on Thursday at Sochi: “I think the result was very nice for the whole team, because the win came on a track that didn’t suit us on paper. For me obviously, after the race in Monza, it was very positive. Now we must concentrate on this race and on the coming ones, continuing… Continue reading Vettel: Now we must concentrate on this race and on the coming ones.
Russian Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “We’ve raced in Russia a few times now. It’s another circuit where we’ve come close to winning but never quite managed it. I’ve started from the front row and in fact two years ago, Ferrari locked out the front row, but we really want the satisfaction of taking that last… Continue reading Russia Preview: One of the trickiest tracks we have on the calendar.
Race: 3rd | Championship Standings: 2nd, 256 points Sebastian Vettel: “Today the feeling with the car was very good and I was able to push, but I just wasn’t as fast as the others. Obviously, today it was better than yesterday in terms of pace, but it wasn’t enough to put pressure on our competitors. We… Continue reading Vettel: This is not the result we were looking for.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Keep your head up man. From everyone that sees from the outside you did an outstanding job. Sebastian, you didn’t have an answer to Mercedes today, but the team did a very good reaction and strategy and you managed to get in front of Lewis and he very quickly retook the position.… Continue reading FIA Post Race Press Conference – Russia (SV Quotes Only)
Qualifying Q3: P3, 1:31.943 (+ 0.556) Sebastian Vettel: ” I think the car today was better than yesterday. The session was fine, and I think we could use our car to its full potential, there was nothing wrong with it, but we just weren’t very fast enough. Nevertheless, the race is tomorrow, and if I can bring… Continue reading Vettel: We just weren’t very fast enough.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, P3 today. I think we can say it’s not over, this weekend, but it’s very difficult from Ferrari’s point of view. Mercedes have come here with some upgrades and you just haven’t had the pace, have you? Sebastian VETTEL: Not yet. We’ll see, maybe it happens tomorrow. Obviously it was important to… Continue reading FIA Post Qualifying Press Conference – Russia (SV Quotes Only)