Sebastian Vettel Post Race: “I am very disappointed that I had to retire, because I was hoping for a good race. I had very poor grip on the first lap and had to let a lot of cars by. I struggled to get the car to work, especially in right hand corners, maybe something was… Continue reading Vettel: We had the potential for a podium, so it’s a shame.
Qualifying Q3: P2, 1:32.041 (+ 0.012s) Sebastian Vettel: “Tomorrow on the grid, I’ll be eight metres behind Valtteri, which will seem strange as the gap today in qualifying was definitely smaller! 12 thousandths is really very little and so I can definitely say I was a little bit unlucky. I have to admit that, on my… Continue reading Vettel: It’s not bad being on the front row here.
Photo ©: f1insider.com TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Sebastian, lining up on the front row, it’s a long run up that hill. How are you feeling? Sebastian VETTEL: I think it looks a shorter distance on the inside, no? I guess that’s what I have to say, being second. No, congrats to Valtteri, obviously it was very exciting because we… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – Austin (SV Quotes Only)
FP1: P2, 1:34.226 (+ 0.169), 20 laps | FP2: P4, 1:33.890 (+ 0.658), 35 laps Sebastian Vettel: “It is always good fun here in Austin. The track is not in the best shape because of its bumps. But it is what it is and that makes it a bit special and more tricky for us. But… Continue reading Vettel: I’m quite confident we can improve the car.
United States Grand Prix Preview Sebastian Vettel: “The US GP in Austin is a very different proposition to the high-altitude of Mexico. The Circuit of the Americas is an exciting track, with a wide range of cornering speeds and lots of changes of direction. It’s quite bumpy, particularly in the big braking zones so it’s easy… Continue reading Austin Preview: We can take nothing for granted.
Race 4th | Championship Standings: 2nd, 276 points Sebastian Vettel: ”I am really, really happy for Kimi and his result today, but I am not happy with my race and I am disappointed for letting the team down today. I had a contact with Ricciardo on lap one, I am not sure he saw me when… Continue reading Vettel: Not an easy time for me lately.
TRACK INTERVIEWS Q: Thank you. Where is Sebastian? Sebastian, great lap, P2, through your Friday pain you’ll start P5 of course. Take us through your qualifying session? Sebastian VETTEL: It was pretty close obviously. It’s always a bit of a shame when you miss out on just that little time. I think with six hundredths you… Continue reading FIA Saturday Press Conference – USA (SV Quotes Only)
Q3: P2, 1:32.298 (+ 0.061) – Grid Position: P5 (3 place penalty) Sebastian Vettel: “Today it has been a positive surprise that we could go so fast, especially if we compare our performance with previous events. Obviously, if you are that close to pole position, you want to be ahead, so it’s also a shame that… Continue reading Vettel: Positive surprise that we could be so fast.
FP1: P5, 1:49.489 | FP2: P10, 1:53.912 Sebastian Vettel: “There’s not much you can learn from a session like the one we had today and it’s been the same for everyone. We didn’t do many quality laps but it was clear that on the wet we were not quick enough. As for the three-place grid penalty, I think… Continue reading Vettel: It was clear that on the wet we were not quick enough.
Sebastian Vettel | US Grand Prix Preview Quotes “We look forward to this weekend in Austin. I believe that the last race weekend in Suzuka helped us to understand some aspects; obviously, at the last couple of Grands Prix we didn’t have the right speed, so let’s see what the other races bring, also in… Continue reading Vettel: We will still try to do our best.