Tag Archives: FIA Press Conference

It is such a fantastic circuit to drive, I love it: Lewis Hamilton at CoTA, Austin

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TRACK INTERVIEWS Cowboy Lewis, and you rode that car beautifully around there and you even left a couple of ‘11s’ on the lap coming down out of Turn 1. The first sector wasn’t perfect but the lap was good enough to beat… Read More »

Mentally its exactly the same for me as going into the last race: Lewis Hamilton

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Brendon HARTLEY (Toro Rosso), Carlos SAINZ (Renault), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Lewis, five-time US Grand Prix winner, three-time F1 world champion, US Grand Prix always a big one for your, personally and for the team, no doubt many commitments in the run-up to the event, but I just… Read More »

Ricciardo talks about sushi at Jiro: Japanese Thursday’s FIA press meet

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Lance STROLL (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Felipe, let’s start by talking about your future. This time last year you knew what you were going to be doing, or not doing, in 2017…. Felipe MASSA: No, I didn’t know anything last. What I decided didn’t happen. Well… Read More »

Our target for next year too is to stay 4th: Otmar Szafnauer of Force India

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Frédéric VASSEUR (Sauber), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Otmar SZAFNAUER (Force India). PRESS CONFERENCE Christian, let’s begin with you and the announcement of the Aston Martin deal. Tell us the scope of that, the ambition and whether there is an engine dimension to it going forward? Christian HORNER: Well, it’s great news… Read More »

Mercedes power is definitely better than Ferrari power, a tongue-in-cheek comment by Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes); 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari). PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Martin Brundle and Jean Alesi) Martin BRUNDLE: Lewis, you’re now leading the world championship again. Lewis HAMILTON: You know what…. You know what… MB: You might just have to punch through this [noise] LH: Yeah, you know what, I love it… Read More »

It is a special day but it’s very surreal and humbling: Hamilton on Schumi record

DRIVERS 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Will Buxton) Q: Lewis, Ross Brawn just wants to have a couple of words with you to congratulate you on this achievement. Ross BRAWN: I’m here to deliver a very special message from Corinna Schumacher and the Schumacher family,… Read More »

It was a great team effort, says Vettel

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Sebastian, your 44th victory. Normally 44 is a lucky number for Lewis but you’ve just added another win, your third time here in Bahrain, but most importantly the second of the season out… Read More »