Four-time world champion of Formula 1 Sebastian Vettel found it difficult to estimate the speed of the new machine Ferrari SF71H, despite a best time that was shown on Thursday.
In the penultimate day of testing in Barcelona, the German showed the best time of two weeks 1.17,182 and ahead of the second runner-up.
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“Yes, we had the best time of the tests, but I don’t know what to say about our pace… it Always seems that where it was possible to drive better. It is difficult to make any comparison, because the tyres this year, other, asphalt, Barcelona new. I feel that we have made progress, but where are we against the competitors, we’ll know two weeks in Melbourne, – quotes Vettel edition F1i. – What about reliability, we have not had any problems, no hitches! We must give the guys from the base.
I’m happy with distance and sensations behind the wheel. We already have a better understanding of the features of the new machine. Of course, there is nothing to understand, but this is normal at this stage”.
Text online broadcast of the final day of pre-season tests in Barcelona with photos you can view on our website.
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