Sep 16, 10 months ago

Vettel left unsatisfied after ‘mixed’ Friday in Singapore

Vettel left unsatisfied after ‘mixed’ Friday in Singapore

Sebastian Vettel experienced a “mixed day” of practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday despite Ferrari being tipped to dominate proceedings heading into the race weekend.

Mercedes had expected to suffer on the high downforce circuit, endangering the championship lead Vettel’s chief title rival Lewis Hamilton had taken at Monza.

However, although the midfield Mercedes-powered teams seemed to be suffering, both Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas ended up well ahead of the Ferraris, who were left P9 and P11 in FP2, with Kimi Raikkonen finishing ahead of Vettel.

Asked what had happened to leave him outside the top 10, Vettel admitted he was not completely satisfied by how the day had gone.

“I thought it was a mixed day, a mixed session,” Vettel said.

“Obviously not ideal that I lost the car on my second attempt but overall I’m not yet happy.”

Every team has brought specific setup changes to meet the downforce requirements of Marina Bay, but Ferrari is yet to find the sweet spot with its SF70H car.

“[We’re] missing a little bit of balance and a bit of confidence,” Vettel said.

“I think we tried a couple of things, not sure they’re the right things to do and now we look at what we can do tomorrow.

“I think we need a bit of time but overall it’s clear that both of us weren’t happy today and we need to improve and get a solution.”


Sportstalk24 makes sure the users gets the best information about Live Cricket Score, Live football score, Sports Schedule and their favourite Sports Blog Posts.

Share "Vettel left unsatisfied after ‘mixed’ Friday in Singapore" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Non-Olympic Sports
2:29 am, 2 months ago

Lewis Hamilton‘s claims about Daniel Ricciardo‘s title hopes

Daniel Ricciardo clinched his first win at the Monaco GP. After a disastrous pitstop denied the Australian of a sure victory in 2016, this was sweet revenge. Sebastian Vettel claimed the second spot comfortably. Lewis Hamilton completed the podium pl…

9:56 pm, 2 months ago

1997 world champion make Claim about Ricciardo and Verstappen

Daniel Ricciardo is a better driver than his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen, claim Jacques Villeneuve, the always outspoken 1997 world champion. The 1997 world champion knows a thing or two on how to be a successful F1 driver and it might be news R…

6:33 pm, 3 months ago

Formula 1 : All you want to Know about Lewis Hamilton and His New Mercedes contract

Four-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has not yet signed a contract to remain with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, the team for which he has won three of his four carer Formula 1 championships, beyond the end of the 2018 Formula 1 season. How…