F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We can only come back from where we are.

Sebastian Vettel: “Today we more or less maximized our result. It was obviously a disappointing race for us as we were hoping to be a lot faster. After the start, I had a go at the cars in front, but flatspotted a tyre and compromised my own race. You don’t win the race at the first… Continue reading Vettel: We can only come back from where we are.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We are happy but we’re not happy.

Q1. Sebastian used one set of Soft tyres improving with each lap from 1’18”068 to 1’17”823 and then to 1’17”425.  Q2. The second part of the session saw Seb set a time good enough to get into Q3 on his very first run. Sebastian posted an excellent 1’16”667.  Q3. In the top ten shoot-out, Sebastian did two runs… Continue reading Vettel: We are happy but we’re not happy.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

FIA Saturday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, I think that’s probably as good as you could have expected. Looking at the last sector that seems to be a massive deficit for you guys here. Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, it seems to be more than an Achilles’ heel at the moment. I just spoke to Valtteri and they were both very… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Vettel: We still have work ahead of us.

First session. In the 90 minutes of the morning session, the drivers focussed on evaluating the aero updates introduced here. Sebastian and Charles ran the Soft tyre while working on car balance. Both men did 20 laps each, the German posting a best time of 1’18”066, fractionally quicker than the Monegasque who stopped the clocks in… Continue reading Vettel: We still have work ahead of us.

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

FIA Thursday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

Q: Sebastian, we’re heading into race five, what’s the mood in the Ferrari camp? Sebastian VETTEL: Good.   Q: You’ve got a lot of upgrades coming this weekend. Do you need a faster car or a more driveable car? What are you hoping for from these upgrades?  SV: Well, we hope to improve the car obviously. We… Continue reading FIA Thursday Press Conference – Spain (SV Quotes Only)

F1 2019 · Spanish GP

Barcelona Preview: I hope this might be the moment to put that right.

Sebastian Vettel: “I know the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit perfectly and the uphill turn 3 and turn 9 are definitely the most fun. I think the way the final sector is now means it’s not as interesting as it used to be, but it is probably even more crucial when it comes to setting a time. In fact,… Continue reading Barcelona Preview: I hope this might be the moment to put that right.

F1 2018 · Spanish GP

Vettel: I see no reason for not being optimistic for the next race.

Position: 4th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 78 points Sebastian Vettel: “Our tires didn’t last as long as for the others, so we couldn’t follow the same strategy. We had to stop again and we obviously lost two positions, and also a bit of time during the pit-stop itself. But staying out was not an option… Continue reading Vettel: I see no reason for not being optimistic for the next race.