Tag Archives: Vettel

Vettel’s first pole for Ferrari as Mercedes were soundly beaten; Ricciardo second, Hamilton fifth

Sebastian Vettel took his first pole position as a Ferrari driver and the team’s first since the German Grand Prix of 2012 with a dominant performance in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix. The German will be joined on the front row by former Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, the Australian taking his best qualifying… Read More »

Pole is unbelievable! But the main job is coming tomorrow, says Vettal after taking pole at Singapore

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) 2 – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari) TV UNILATERAL Sebastian, pole and by quite a margin as well. Your first for Ferrari and Ferrari’s first for 61 races, going back quite a few years. Your feelings? Sebastian VETTEL: And a proper one I would… Read More »

The cars are safer than they have been 30 years ago but there is still room for making them safer: Sebastian Vettel

DRIVERS – Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Carlos SAINZ (Toro Rosso), Felipe MASSA (Williams), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Nic o ROSBERG (Mercedes) PRESS CONFERENCE Nico maybe we could begin with you, congratulations, I understand you became a father. How will it change you and have you decided on a name yet? Nico ROSBERG:… Read More »

Vettel wins Hungarian GP; Hamilton finishes 7th, Rosberg 8th

Sebastian Vettel claimed his second win of the season in an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix that saw championship leader Lewis Hamilton finish seventh and title rival Nico Rosberg finish eight after both tangled with rivals during the race. After crossing the line to claim his 41st career win Vettel dedicated the victory to Jules Bianchi saying… Read More »

Vettel scores a sensational win; Hamilton, Rosberg settle for minor podium places

Sepang, 29 March 2015: Sebastian Vettel scored a sensational first win of his Ferrari career at the Malaysian Grand Prix, ambushing the dominant Mercedes team by expertly converting a two-stop strategy to relegate championship leader Lewis Hamilton to second place and Nico Rosberg to third. Across the weekend, Ferrari’s SF15-T was kinder on tyres than… Read More »

Ricciardo takes maiden win in Canada as Mercedes hit trouble

Red Bull Racing driver profits as power unit issues relegate Rosberg to second and force Hamilton to retire. Montreal, 8 June 2014: Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo took his maiden Formula One victory in at the Canadian Grand after power unit problems forced Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg to settle to second after team-mate Lewis Hamilton was… Read More »

A fantastic performance by the team to get 1-2 on the starting grid: Hamilton

DRIVERS 1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) TV UNILATERAL Nico, your first pole here in Montreal and given Lewis’ record here over the years you must be delighted. Nico ROSBERG: I’m not really aware of Lewis’ record or something but of course I know it’s a… Read More »

Hamilton on top again as Vettel sits out Friday session: Spanish GP

Mercedes driver fastest again ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg and Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo. Lewis Hamilton continued to set the pace in Barcelona repeating his time-sheet-topping performance of the morning in the day’s second session. Mercedes ended the day with top two times as Nico Rosberg joined his team-mate at the top of the… Read More »

Rosberg tops FP2; Raikkonen 2nd, Vettel 3rd; Hamilton slips to fourth

Sepang, 28 March 2014: Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Nico Rosberg took over from team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the top of the practice timesheets in Malaysia, the German driver ending day one at Sepang with a lap of 1:39.909. “It was crazy conditions out there,” Rosberg said after the after FP2 session. “In the very, very warm… Read More »