Tag Archives: Sebastian Vettel

Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing’s RB8 Revealed…

February 7, 2012

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Red Bull Racing’s 2012 challenger, the RB8, which will contest this year’s Formula One campaign and defend the Team’s two successive World Championship titles, has been unveiled. ADRIAN NEWEY – CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER Does recent success add to the pressure to maintain it or lessen it, as you have continuity? The last few years have […]

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Formula 1 – Lewis Hamilton Back In The Winners Circle

November 14, 2011

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After a drama packed Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was elated to finally take the top step on the podium again. Here’s what all the drivers thought. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton “This result is just fantastic. I’m usually my own biggest critic – I’m always hard on myself when I make mistakes – […]

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Race of Champions – 2011 DTM Champion Martin Tomczyk Joins ROC Line-up

October 24, 2011

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Newly-crowned DTM champion Martin Tomczyk will make his Race Of Champions debut at this year’s event in Düsseldorf.  Tomczyk dominated the German touring car series in 2011, sealing the title ahead of this weekend’s finale at Hockenheim. The German driver has finished in the points in each of the nine races so far, taking three […]

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Andy Priaulx Returns To Race Of Champions

September 5, 2011

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Tin-top racing superstar Andy Priaulx MBE has signed up for the 2011 Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena on December 3-4. Triple World Touring Car Champion Priaulx switched to endurance racing this year before he spearheads BMW’s arrival in the DTM series in 2012. He has also turned into a Race Of Champions regular […]

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Formula 1 – Webber Tops Alonso In Free Practice 2

August 27, 2011

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Red Bull Racing‘s Mark Webber topped the time sheets in a wet day at Spa. Hear what all the drivers had to say: Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel “It was quite tricky because the weather changed all the time and it’s a shame that in wet conditions we only have one free set of intermediates […]

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Jenson Button To Compete At 2011 Race Of Champions

August 22, 2011

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2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has signed up to compete in this year’s Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. Button made his last ROC appearance at the event in Beijing just days after the end of his fairytale title-winning F1 season two years ago. Since then he has produced a string of […]

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Race of Champions – Triple ROC King Mattias Ekström Returns

August 4, 2011

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Three-time ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will make his return to the Race Of Champions at this year’s event in Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. The Swede has won two DTM championships for Audi in 2004 and 2007. But he has proved himself to be an all-rounder who is equally comfortable in all the cars used […]

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Formula 1 – Pole, Podium & Points For Red Bull Racing

August 1, 2011

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Car 1 SEBASTIAN VETTEL, Finish Position: 2nd, Start Position: POLE POSITION   “I was struggling a little in the first stint on the intermediate tyres. Lewis was a bit faster and then I went into Turn 2 too deep, it was quite tricky – he was pushing quite hard and I tried to be on […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing – Hungarian GP – Qualifying‏

July 31, 2011

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Car 1: SEBASTIAN VETTEL, Position: POLE POSITION (3rd Practice; P1, 1:21.168) I think it was a very good session for us. The McLarens were very quick, so weve done the right thing and I felt much more comfortable this morning. Q1 and Q2 was about getting through to the last session and Im very pleased with the […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 30, 2011

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Mark Webber:     “I made a mistake this morning when I got on the   damp kerb. I’ve seen a few of those over the last few years, but drivers still don’t learn – we still go out there and push! I clipped the ‘turf and hit the barrier, but fortunately only the front […]

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Formula 1 – Pole, Podium & 27 Points For Red Bull At The Ring

July 25, 2011

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Car 2 MARK WEBBER, Finish Position: 3rd, Start Position: POLE POSITION   “I’m disappointed not to get the win today – but it’s another good result. At the end we needed to try and do something a bit different; we led the middle part of the race, but we couldn’t get the tyre range around […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing German Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 24, 2011

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Car 2 MARK WEBBER, Position: POLE POSITION (3rd Practice – P2, 1:31.049) “The session went pretty well, with the exception of my run in Q2, which wasn’t very smooth. The other sessions were good and the boys did a great job on the car; they’ve had some late nights in the lead up to the […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing German Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 23, 2011

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Mark Webber 1st Practice P2, 2nd Practice P1   “So far so good; the car feels pretty good here. Fernando and Seb are really quick as well and you never know when McLaren might turn up tomorrow too. I haven’t been watching them too much today, we’ve been concentrating on ourselves and trying to improve […]

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Formula 1 – Renault Sport F1 German Grand Prix Preview

July 20, 2011

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The 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship now makes its way to Germany for round 10 of 19, the German Grand Prix, held this year at the twisty, undulating 5.148km Nürburgring on the edge of the Eifel mountains and forest range to the north of the country. The German Grand Prix is the home Grand […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing German Grand Prix Preview‏

July 16, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel: “One of the objectives a Formula One driver sets himself, is to win his ‘home race’. Of course, you always give 100%, but at a home race you’re always more motivated, simply because you feel at home. This year we’re back at the Nürburgring, which is one of the better and more modern […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Silverstone Grand Prix Race Report

July 11, 2011

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Car 1 SEBASTIAN VETTEL, Finish Position: 2nd, Start Position: 2nd “I had an excellent start and with hindsight I wouldn’t have minded if there had been more rain because I really liked the conditions when we were racing on the intermediate tyres. We seemed to be in very good shape and I was pulling away. […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Silverstone Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 10, 2011

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Car 2 MARK WEBBER, Position: POLE POSITION    (3rd Practice – P3, 1:31.829) “I’ve always enjoyed driving here, but you still have to put it all together. You don’t get these results without applying yourself. It was a very mixed session for all of us, even in the build up with yesterday’s rain. It was […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Silverstone Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 9, 2011

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Mark Webber 1st Practice P1, 2nd  Practice P14 “I think everybody expected this weather today – it looks a bit better for tomorrow and Sunday. It’s normal for Silverstone to have difficult conditions, as the rain showers come fast and the wind is high, so the conditions can change quite quickly. We got some good […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Wins In Valencia

June 27, 2011

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Car 1 SEBASTIAN VETTEL, Finish Position: WINNER, Start Position: POLE POSITION ”From the outside, I’m not sure if it seemed that much was happening in the race, but I enjoy it so much when it’s between you and the car on every single lap. Of course, I had pressure from behind, especially as the strategy […]

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Formula 1 – Best Result Of The Season For Ferrari

June 27, 2011

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Fernando Alonso: “I was determined to get on the podium. In my trophy collection, the only ones now missing are from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and, naturally, India. I hope I can complete the collection by the end of the year! I was really pleased to taste champagne again, especially in front of this […]

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