Sebastian Vettel hopes Pirelli’s prototype 2021 tyres made their one and only appearance at the Bahrain GP. Pirelli continued their blind tests on their 2021 rubber by asking teams to run the revised prototypes alongside their regular programmes during FP1 and FP2 at the Bahrain International Circuit. But come Friday
Sebastian Vettel thinks the opening part of the 2021 F1 schedule could still be impacted by the global health pandemic. In March this year, the season-opening Australian Grand Prix was cancelled on the Friday morning before FP1 after a McLaren team member had tested positive for COVID-19 the previous evening.
Sebastian Vettel says former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone did play a role in the negotiations over his move to Aston Martin. Despite a podium finish at the Turkish Grand Prix, 2020 has been a dismal final year for Vettel at Ferrari with the four-time World Champion finding himself all the
Sebastian Vettel was not particularly impressed after being asked if his Turkish GP podium shows he is “still capable of being the quality of driver that won four World titles”. After 13 races off the podium, Vettel broke his 2020 duck at the Turkish Grand Prix where he raced his
Sebastian Vettel described a highly unusual Turkish Grand Prix weekend as “something we haven’t seen before” after being knocked out in the second part of qualifying. During practice, Ferrari had looked to be among the teams who were coping better with a slippery Istanbul circuit that had recently been resurfaced
Rather than drivers physically un-lapping themselves behind the Safety Car, Sebastian Vettel says it’s “embarrassing” that software can’t do it. A late Safety Car at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix presented the drivers who had been lapped with the opportunity to get themselves back on to the same lap as
Sebastian Vettel joked that everyone in front of him retiring would make for a good Emilia Romagna GP for himself. The four-time World Champion likely will need some help of the sort as he lines up P14, though it was a very tight qualifying session at Imola with Vettel getting
Sebastian Vettel was taking little comfort from his battles in the midfield at the Portuguese GP, saying he’d rather fight for wins. By Vettel’s own admittance though, he and Ferrari are far away from that. Qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix was another difficult session for Vettel in his final
Sebastian Vettel has said that team-mate Charles Leclerc is in a “different class” after more contrasting fortunes in Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying. Vettel’s final year with Ferrari is a miserable one and the pain continued in Portimao with the four-time World Champion qualifying a lowly P15 for Sunday’s Portuguese Grand
Sebastian Vettel can enjoy his “second spring” as a Formula 1 driver with a “whole team that wants him” at Aston Martin. Those are the words of Andy Green, Head of Technology at Racing Point, who will be rebranded as Aston Martin next year when Vettel joins them from Ferrari.