Tag Archives: Vettel

Max Verstappen celebrates birthday week with a win; Hamilton 2nd; Vettel 4th: Malaysian GP

Sepang: The final Malaysian Grand Prix saw Max Verstappen celebrate his birthday in style by claiming a superb win at the Sepang International Circuit. After overtaking championship leader Lewis Hamilton in the opening laps to take the lead, Verstappen who turned 20 yesterday, delivered a faultless drive to march unchallenged to the chequered flag ahead of the… Read More »

It is a real surprise, says Hamilton about his pole: Malaysian GP

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari); 3 – Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull Racing) TRACK INTERVIEWS (conducted by Johnny Herbert) Lewis, what a great result for you. You must be very happy. That looked like a pretty decent lap? Lewis HAMILTON: Firstly, look at this crowd. I know it’s our last grand prix here but… Read More »

Hamilton takes pole as Vettel suffers mechanical issue, starts last: Malaysian GP

Sepang: Lewis Hamilton claimed his fifth career Malaysian Grand Prix pole position, equalling Michael Schumacher’s Sepang record, as the qualifying hopes of title Sebastian Vettel wrecked by a mechanical issue that saw him dumped out of the session at the end of Q1. Kimi Räkkönen was left to uphold Ferrari honour and the Finn almost… Read More »

Vettel takes pole ahead of Red Bulls

Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix, beating Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over three tenths of a second. Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen was fourth as championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished fifth ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas. The early pace in Q1 was set by Red Bull Racing, with… Read More »

Force India drivers make peace and assure they would behave like professionals: F1 clashes

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Esteban OCON (Force India), Sergio PÉREZ (Force India), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari). PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Sebastian, let’s start with you. There seems to have been a real bounce. If you can fight with Mercedes, especially at Spa, then you can fight them anywhere. Has the success of the updates you brought to… 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 »