Sebastian Vettel admitted that he did not expect so fast work from his mechanics who managed to change his engine for two hours. Despite the problems, it could in a final attempt qualification to give Lewis Hamilton just 0,051 seconds and will start tomorrow’s race from the first starting row.
“Many thanks to the team, replacing the engine at the last minute, so today’s result is the merit of mechanics, my and Kimi, who also helped, said Vettel. – They got it all in two hours! But if you ever see a dismantled machine, then you know how much it need to collect details.
What I had to go, is a miracle. Of course, it would be great to win the pole position in gratitude, but I hope tomorrow we will cope with the task on hurrah”.
As admitted Vettel, it prevented the mistake in the final Chicane: “I have many times passed it, and still I have problems. The first attempt I did not like, I felt I can get better. The second came out better, if not the last Chicane, so I can only congratulate Lewis”.
Vettel added that he was pleased with the updates Ferrari in Barcelona: “Some of our innovations you can see, some are not visible, but the car feels good. Yesterday I realized that we can achieve a result, and today, to be honest, the stock was still. Nevertheless, today still, the car felt much better.”
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