Tag Archives: FIA Press Conference

Valtteri did an exceptional job, so really happy for him: Hamilton on teammate’s pole show

DRIVERS: 1 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes); 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) TRACK INTERVIEWS: (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Valtteri, you’re impressive mate, you’ve even turned up with no car. How did you get pole with no car? Valtteri BOTTAS: I’m a good runner! Q: You’re a very good runner. Also, I know your wife is… Read More »

It was a great welcome as I walked into the factory: Hamilton

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Lewis, four-time champion, amazing scenes at the factory when you went back there to celebrate your third title with Mercedes, clearly it was very emotional as well. What’s made this season special? Lewis HAMILTON: I think every single individual in… Read More »

I am here to challenge Sergio for sure: Esteban Ocon at Thursday press meet

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Lance STROLL (Williams), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Felipe, here we are again, and once again we know this is a swansong. Do you mean it this time? Felipe MASSA: Yeah! Actually this is my second retirement race in Brazil, but this time it’s the last one for sure in… Read More »

At the moment, I am just focussed on winning (the title): Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari);  3 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari). PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Usain Bolt) Lewis, so this right here, is your fifth win in Austin, how are you feeling about the championship?  Lewis HAMILTON: I feel amazing. Firstly, look at this crowd. It’s brilliant. LH: These guys have been amazing. Since 2012 this… Read More »

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 »