Sport Sebastian Vettel in the points: "Not perfect, but pretty good"

21:40  31 july  2022
21:40  31 july  2022 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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was "Okay overall", says Sebastian Vettel in place Ten at the Hungary Grand Prix on the Hungaroring near Budapest. But because Vettel, coming from starting place 18, saw the chance on the last few meters in the Aston Martin Amr22, which also gave up another position, he also describes his performance as "not perfect, but pretty good".

because Vettel wanted to past Alpine driver Esteban Ocon at the very end. Only 0.143 seconds were missing at the finish line. So Vettel struggled with the virtual safety car shortly before the end: "That braked us a bit. I was close to Esteban and would have needed a curve, but I didn't get it," said the four-time Formula 1 world champion .

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other things went better, emphasizes Vettel: "The race today was good. We had a good feeling in the car and the right strategy. That is a strength. Not everyone can do it today, we do. That's good."

Vettel with touch on the first few meters

could have gone very differently right from the start. Because Vettel was involved in an incident in curve 3 in the starting round. "There was a crash in front of me and I wanted to avoid," he explains. "I think there was a touch with a Williams. I was lucky that the damage was not too big."

Alexander Albon as Vettel's opponent of the accident was less lucky: the race management brought the Williams driver to the box due to the damage to his vehicle for an emergency stop. However, Vettel was able to continue, with "somewhat damaged front wing", as he notes at 'Sky'. "But I think that didn't mind."

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He then put a "very decent" first stint. "In the second stint I had something to fight with the tires. We didn't completely get the balance and I was missing the pace. I tried to divide my tires, but that didn't work for the third stint That corrected and it was much better, "says Vettel.

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is therefore also "okay", according to the German. "There wasn't much more in it. I am satisfied. If we had a better day on Saturday, we could even have ran in eighth place because the two alpine goods were a bit vulnerable on their single-free strategy. That's why it's a bit Too bad, but overall it was okay. "

is not enough for more under the current signs, says Vettel: "Because if we want to become ninth, eighth or seventh, we need better Saturdays. We have to work on that. On Sundays we are sufficiently quick to get some midfield cars to beat. "

The next Sundays will spend Vettel without racing. "I'm looking forward to the [summer break," he says, "and then the outstanding races." However, he had planned "nothing special" in the four weeks to the Belgium Grand Prix in Spa. "It will be nice and boring," he says.

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