Sebastian Vettel Tag

By FIA Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas went quickest in opening practice for Formula 1’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, beating Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen by half a second. There was a trouble for Sebastian Vettel, however, with the Ferrari driver crashing out late in the session. Bottas worked his way to the top of the order in the opening half of the session and 45 minutes in the Finn headed the table with a time of 1m36.957s set on medium tyres. The lap saw him sixth tenths clear of team-mateRead More
By FIA Sebastian Vettel set the fastest lap of the second practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prixc, edging Charles Leclerc by just two hundredths of a second as Ferrari annexed top two spots at Interlagos. Vettel moved to the top of the timesheet early in the session, when the running was being made on medium compound Pirelli tyres. The German posted a time of 1:09.570 to lead ahead of Leclerc. However, when the field began to move to qualifying simulations on soft compound tyres, Vettel initially struggled to getRead More
By FIA Valtteri Bottas put himself in the best position to keep his slim Formula 1 title chances alive by claiming his fifth pole position of the season at the Circuit of Americas, while championship-leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton could only mange fifth in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. After finishing fifth and sixth in the opening two segments of qualifying in Austin, Bottas upped the pace in the first runs of Q3 to set an unbeatable time of 1:32.029. Vettel got closest, posting a first-run time of 1:32.041Read More
By FIA Max Verstappen set the pace in the opening practice session for the United States Grand Prix, with the Red Bull Racing driver beating Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just under two tenths of a second as championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished eighth. Red Bull Racing’s early weekend pace was confirmed by Alex Albon’s third place at the end of the session, 0.259s behind his team-mate and it was the Thai deriver who also set the pace in the opening half of the session. Verstappen then moved to soft tyresRead More
By FIA Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel led the way in second practice for the Mexican Grand Prix edging Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen by 0.115s. Charles Leclerc was third 0.465s off the pace of his Ferrari team-mate. In the opening phase of the 90-minute session, run on medium tyres, Vettel went quickest with a best time of 1:17.960, over two tenths of a second clear of Leclerc. The session was red-flagged was red-flagged after just a quarter of an hour, however, thanks to Red Bull Racing’s Alex Albon crashing out inRead More
By FIA Sebastian Vettel claimed the 57thpole position of his career as Ferrari locked out the front row at Suzuka in a delayed qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix. Mercedes will start from row two, with Valtteri Bottas third ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. The arrived of Typoon Hagibis yesterday caused the cancellation of all track action at the Mie Prefecture track and qualifying got underway on Sunday morning. The first segment began in disjointed fashion with two red flags in quick succession. First Williams’ Robert Kubica went ontoRead More

Posted On September 22, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Vettel Wins as Ferrari Score 1-2 in Singapore GP

By FIA Sebastian Vettel scored his first Formula 1 victory in over a year, pitting ahead of race-leading Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc to vault to the front and eventually claim his 53rdcareer race win at the Singapore Grand Prix. The seeds of Vettel’s fifth win at the Marina Bay Street Circuit were sown at the end of the first stint. Rather than race leader Leclerc first, Ferrari opted to bring third-placed Vettel in for hard tyres on lap 19 and with the undercut working, the German was able to leapfrogRead More
By FIA Lewis Hamilton beat Max Verstappen by a little under two tenths of a second to take over from the Dutchman at the top of the timesheets in the second practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix. 0.184s in the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix. Verstappen’s team-mate Alex Albon was the first of the expected front runners to bolt on soft tyres for a qualifying run and the Thai driver posted a good time of 1:39.943 on his first race weekend at theRead More

Posted On September 20, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Verstappen Fastest in FP1 for Singapore GP

By FIA Red Bull’s Max Verstappen went quickest in the first practice session for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, as Mercedes suffered a setback when Valtteri Bottas crashed out in the final half hour. Verstappen beat Sebastian Vettel to top spot in the session, using soft-compound tyres to edge ahead of the Ferrari driver by just 0.167s. Lewis Hamilton was third quickest in the session, though the Mercedes man ended the session 0.666s behind the pacesetting Dutchman. Bottas was fourth fastest, a full second behind Verstappen, but any thoughts heRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer First seven rounds of the 2019 Formula One World Championship – underwhelming to the bordeom. Last seven rounds however – sheer utter chaos with minimal boredom. From the rise of Charles Leclerc at Spa and Monza to the beautiful rally by Max Verstappen at Hockenheim. There was a lot to digest during the second leg of the F1 campaign and it’s time to recap my seven most memorable moments. The Instant Classic That Was Hockenheim I’ve already said it awhile back, but the German Grand PrixRead More