Formula 1 News

Red Bull duo sure they can improve tomorrow

Vettel expects it to be close between Red Bull and Ferrari.
Friday, July 4, 2014

 

SILVERSTONE, 4th July 2014 (F1 Plus / Rosie Baillie) - Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are sure that there’s more to come from the car this weekend and think they can get closer to main rivals Mercedes.

Ricciardo finished fourth fastest in both sessions and said they were strong on the prime tyres but weren’t fast enough on the option tyres.

“Today hasn't been too bad. Mercedes were really strong this morning but we seem to have found some more speed this afternoon.” said the Australian.

“With the Prime, it was really good but with the Option we didn't find enough time so, if we analyse tonight and get it right, then tomorrow we should be closer.”

Four time world champion Vettel finished sixth fastest in FP1 and fifth in FP2.

The German driver felt they could improve and expected it to be close between them and Ferrari.

“I think it was interesting today, obviously we're not sure what the weather will do tomorrow and Sunday, but I think we learned a little bit today and will take that into the weekend.” he said.

“Overall I think it was OK but we can still improve from where we are.”

“Ferrari was pretty quick as well today, obviously the first row is taken, or seems to be, but behind that I think it was fairly close.”

Like most of the teams, they were affected by the wind but Ricciardo said it make things ‘more interesting.

“The wind here is always really strong and today in particular we had really strong gusts coming through and it changes a lot between the corners, you know one corner you feel like the car is really sharp and then another corner you feel like it doesn't have any grip at all.” he said.

“So that's a bit complicated, but same for everyone and it makes it a little bit more interesting."

Your Comments

 

Next F1 Race

Spain
May 10
Spain

Formula 1 News

Friday, April 17, 2015

Massa's glass is half full in 2015

F1plusStore

F1 Standings

Drivers
Teams
1 Lewis Hamilton 68
2 Sebastian Vettel 55
3 Nico Rosberg 51
4 Felipe Massa 30
5 Kimi Räikkönen 24
6 Valtteri Bottas 18
1 Mercedes 119
2 Ferrari 79
3 Williams F1 48
4 Sauber 19
5 Red Bull Racing 13
6 Scuderia Toro Rosso 12

View complete standings table »

F1plusStore

Last F1 Race

Chinese Grand Prix
Shanghai, Shanghai Circuit
1
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
2
Nico Rosberg
Mercedes
3
Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari
Fastest Lap

Lewis Hamilton
1'42.208s

Pole Position

Lewis Hamilton

View all »

 

Follow Us