Sebastian Vettel not too concerned about grid penalty in Japan

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is not too frustrated by the three-place grid penalty he is carrying in Japan, despite the difficulty in overtaking around the tight Suzuka circuit.Vettel was only fifth in FP2 on Friday, behind teammate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen, and a repeat in qualifying will leave him with a lot of work to do thanks to the penalty...
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8 days ago

Sebastian Vettel given three-place grid penalty for Japanese GP

Sebastian Vettel has received a three-place grid penalty for the Japanese GP after the FIA stewards deemed him responsible for the first corner collision that saw the Ferrari driver retire and Nico Rosberg spin to the back of the field.Vettel has also received two penalty points on his superlicense.The FIA said: “Having thoroughly reviewed the video and having spoken to the driver...
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13 days ago

Vettel angers rivals with first-corner collision

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Even for a team that has become accustomed to disappointment in recent years, the outcome of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix must have been a crushing one for Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel, last year's winner at the Sepang International Circuit, caused a collision at the first corner that ended his race - and incurred a grid penalty for next weekend's race - while...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vettel Exits Early After Opening Lap Crash in Malaysian GP

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Sebastian Vettel’s day came to an early end at the first corner of the Malaysian Grand Prix after hitting and sending Formula 1 championship leader Nico Rosberg into a spin, destroying his own car in the process. The 29-year-old German had a blistering start from row three and climbed to the inside of Turn 1 with Max Verstappen on his right. The...
Via Motorsports Tribune
14 days ago

Vettel promises brighter Ferrari future after Monza podium

MONZA, Italy (AP) Sebastian Vettel has promised better things to come for Ferrari after finishing on the podium at the Italian team's home race in Monza for the second successive year. Vettel, who was second with Ferrari last year, finished third behind the Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Teammate Kimi Raikkonen was fourth. ''Our mission doesn't stop here,'' Vettel...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Ferrari too slow says 9th-place Vettel

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Sebastian Vettel said his Ferrari car was too slow for him to do any better after finishing ninth in Formula One's British Grand Prix on Sunday. After starting 11th in wet conditions, the four-time world champion was the first driver to switch to slick tyres, but Vettel spun and struggled as Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a record third successive home...
Via Associated Press
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

F1: Strategy was never risky; team not to blame argues Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has broken his silence after the Belgian GP by underlining that he backed Ferrari's one-stop strategy at Spa. Vettel only spoke briefly the TV camera crews after the race, and not to print media, before dashing to the local airport – supposedly to beat an incoming storm. However, his TV comments revealed just how angry he was. He has now reiterated Ferrari didn...
Via FOX Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Formula One: Mercedes is still ahead, says Vettel

Sebastian Vettel says that Mercedes has a clear advantage on the field heading into Melbourne, but the former World Champion is pleased with the way testing has unfolded for Ferrari. Vettel believes that the Italian team is in the mix behind Mercedes, along with Williams and RBR. “Largely it went according to plan,” he said in Barcelona. “The last three days were very good...
Via FOX Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Formula 1: Is a Smaller Grid Good for the Sport?

With the season-opening Grand Prix of Australia fast approaching, the two smallest Formula 1 teams are running out of time to find sponsorship for the 2015 championship. Both the Caterham and Marussia teams faced serious financial problems late last season, and were forced to miss races for lack of funding. There is now a very real chance that both teams will fold, while Force India...
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Formula 1: The 2015 Rookie Class

Three drivers will make their Formula 1 race debut at the first Grand Prix of the 2015 season in Melbourne, Australia. Felipe Nasr joins the Sauber-Ferrari team, while Toro Rosso-Renault fields an all-rookie lineup of Carlos Sainz, Jr. and Max Verstappen. The new generation of cars has provided a challenge for all drivers, with less downforce and more torque making the cars much...
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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