“Can’t wait”: Vettel eager to start in Melbourne
Sebastian Vettel enters the Formula 1 season, which starts at the end of March. The test drives in Barcelona make him look forward to the start.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel has drawn a positive conclusion of the test drives in Barcelona.
“I think we’re starting with our SF71H from a good base. Now all we have to do is keep working on the development to further expand the potential and improve the car. I have great confidence in our team,”said the four-time World Champion in an interview on his homepage.
Vettel had set a new track record on the Circuit de Catalunya in the second week of testing.
In Barcelona, Vettel covered almost 3000 kilometres in the new Ferrari, and in one day alone even 875 kilometres. He is very satisfied with the result:”We didn’t have a serious problem with the car, and I had a lot of fun driving.”
Now the team before the first race of the season on 25. March in Melbourne in Maranello (DATA CENTER: The Formula 1 racing calendar).
Last year Vettel started the season with a victory at the Australian Grand Prix. Accordingly, he is looking forward to returning to “Down under”.
“I can’t wait to come to Australia, because as soon as we get there we’re all going to start under the same conditions,”said Vettel.