Sebastian has chosen a name for his 2020 Ferrari F1 car – and that is Lucilla! Sebastian used to chose the names of his F1 cars at a dinner with his mechanics in Melbourne, ahead of the race weekend. However, that was not the case this year! Lucilla is a name chosen only by Sebastian… Continue reading Her name is… Lucilla!
PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Well, good luck with that. Sebastian, talking about differences from last year to this year. From the outside winter testing back in Europe looked a little bit inconclusive for Ferrari. What can you tell us about it? Sebastian VETTEL: I think testing is always inconclusive. You never know where you are and that’s… Continue reading 2020 Australian GP – Thursday Press Conference
Sebastian Vettel | 2020 Australian Grand Prix Preview “Say Melbourne and three things come to mind: sunshine, a buzzing atmosphere and bumps. Sunshine, because the weather is usually nice when we race there; the buzzing atmosphere because this city is full of life, making it a pleasure to start the season here, and the bumps… Continue reading Melbourne Preview: The first race of the season is always special.
Morning. Overnight rain meant that Sebastian waited for conditions to improve, going out onto the 4,655 km circuit around 20 minutes after the green light, doing an installation lap on intermediate tyres. Then he waited until the track was completely dry before starting a race weekend simulation using the C3, C4 and C5 tyres. Once… Continue reading Barcelona Test 2 – Day 2: Sebastian completes a race weekend simulation.
Morning Programme. Sebastian was first to drive, carrying out an installation lap shortly after 9. Then he went back out on a prototype C2 Pirelli tyre, designed specifically with the Dutch Grand Prix in mind. Then it was back to the standard C2 compound as the job of assessing the car continued. In the second… Continue reading Barcelona Test 2 – Day 1: Sebastian completes 84 laps.
Ferrari’s 2020 challenger is called the SF1000, reflecting the fact that, at some point this season, the Scuderia will be the first team ever to take part in 1000 Formula 1 Grands Prix, in this the year that the top racing category celebrates its 70th anniversary. The SF1000, built entirely in Maranello, was launched tonight… Continue reading Sebastian’s 6th Ferrari, the SF1000, launched.
Maranello, 31 January 2020 – Sebastian Vettel spent the morning in Maranello, in meetings with the engineers and Team Principal Mattia Binotto, looking ahead to the new season. Over in the Vehicle Assembly area, mechanics were on hand as Seb had his first seat fitting in the new car to check out his position in… Continue reading Sebastian sits in the new car for the first time.