World Vettel's search for Konstanz - Le Castellet as a limit knife
Too much show? Vettel criticizes Formula 1 bosses
The long break before the stationary restart shortly before the end in Baku ensures not only at Sebastian Vettel for head shaking. But there is also approval. © Provided by sport1.de Too much show? Vettel criticized Formula 1 Bosse The Great Prize of Azerbaijan last weekend had barely to be overparted on spectacles.
to the fight for the front places could get used to Sebastian Vettel.
«I hope we can now drive in the points more regularly," said the four-time formula 1 world champion before the Grand Prix of France. After the ranks five (Monaco) and two (Baku) it is to be enough at the race in Le Castellet on Sunday (15.00 o'clock / sky) at least for World Cup points. "We have to take this momentum with the next races," said the 33-year-old.
For the first time he had controlled his Aston Martin since the change of Ferrari in Azerbaijan on the pedestal, even the solid occurrence before in Monaco voted the heppenheimer already positive. "After the modest start to the year, these two races were very good," Vettel said. After the two urban courses, but again a more typical racetrack waiting for the Routinian not far from the Mediterranean. And on this, the car of the English had problems at the beginning of the season.
stages vs. Hamilton in Le Castellet: Mercedes at old starch?
© Motorsport Images Red Bull before Mercedes? Or is Mercedes returning to old strength? on the paper it is a clear case: Le Castellet is Mercedes country. So it was at least two Grands Prix since the Formula 1 comeback of the Circuit Paul Ricard in the 2018 season. Lewis Hamilton was each on the pole position and he won both races. In 2019, Mercedes even achieved a double victory with him and Valtteri Bottas.
"Trust is there"
"we had of course expected more after the team had such a strong last year," said Vettel. But in the first four World Cup runs he remained without a countable, meanwhile he is with 28 points ninth the overall standings - and hopes for more constancy. "Trust is there, that's a good sign and can only help us for the next races," said the 53-colored Grand Prix winner: "I think we now understand the car better and better as far as the setup is concerned. »
preferably, Vettel would approach the title immediately, which he fell in the Red Bull from 2010 to 2013 four times in succession. But currently a lot of patience is in demand. After all, Aston Martin clearly takes the world championship. "If we could be a World Cup candidate in three to four years, that would be a success. The World Cup really win within five years, we would believe, I believe as successful, "Team boss Otmar Szafnauer said.
Chaos Training! Not only Vettel and Schumacher fly from
The first training to the Grand Prix of France goes for Mick Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel badly. Both solve yellow flags. © Provided by sport1.de Chaos training! Not only Vettel and Schumacher fly from Chaotic start to the first training to the Grand Prix of France! In the morning session, which was affected by strong wind, there were various departures - including the German pilots Mick Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel ( everything about Formula 1 ).
«Drive to win»
obzettes then at almost 40 years is still in question, but the positive development and ambition in all involved are quite after the taste of Hesse. "I drive to win," he had said in Baku. Hardly anyone had expected someone expected a few days later next to winners Sergio Perez (Red Bull). However, that also showed how fast things in Formula 1 can sometimes change.
a turnaround is not yet, warned Vettel. "Everyone here can drive a car quickly, so little things can provide big differences." In Le Castellet a lot of engine power and a different coordination of the car is in demand than last. "We try everything and overall we are on the right way to maximize our package," he said, calling the Grand Prix in France "a location determination".
also for his whole team, which wants to land in the constructor's standings further in front than on the current sixth place. "We have to maintain our good form, because this year will be an extremely narrow fight in midfield," said Vettel. As Racing Point, the Rennstall 2020 had become fourth. In this direction, it should go back in the remaining 17 runs until the end of the year. "I'm fully focused," Vettel said before the next task.
Sebastian Vettel: "Ordinary start to the weekend" .
© Motorsport Images Sebastian Vettel was on Friday in Spielberg Sechster Sebastian Vettel continues his upward trend at the Grand Prize of Styria? At least on Friday, the list of results for the Aston-Martin pilot read pleasingly. Six six, half a second behind leader Max Max. "It was a decent start to the weekend," says Vettel, but not completely happy. "I think we still have to grow a bit. On a round it was okay, I met the round quite well.