Red Bull duo pleased with perfect qualifying performance at Suzuka for Japanese Grand Prix. No penalty, No Mistakes, Red driver’s locked front row of Japanese GP race grid. It is defending world champions Sebastian Vettel’s fourth pole of the season and the 34th of his career.
Following the qualifying Vettel says that qualifying was perfect and he expecting very good race for tomorrow. Vettel also admits that the car was not well in Friday practice session, following Red Bull give him a perfect machine for qualifying and its proved.
The youngest double time world champion Sebastian Vettel has now been at the top in qualifying 34 times since late 2008; this puts him third overall, at the back only Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna.
“Yeah, not bad!” the German smiled in the press conference. “Very, very happy. Vettel said after the Qualifying.
“We had a very smooth qualifying session, so I couldn’t really ask for more. The car felt great from the start. Yesterday morning I wasn’t very happy but the car just got better.”
“ We feel very happy around here, it came together very nicely, and we hope for a very good race for tomorrow.”
“We worked very hard to get it where it is now,” Vettel said.
“This year we are struggling in places and corners where traditionally we were competitive so didn’t know what to expect here.”
“Sector one seemed very competitive here all weekend. I am happy we are back to the shape we had the last couple of years around here.”
His team-mate Mark Webber consistently showed well performance in Suzuka, FP1 he was set second fastest, FP2 he took top and today second fastest in FP3 and also set front row for Sunday race alongside with his team-mate Sebastian Vettel.
“It has been a good weekend for us so far,” Webber said.
“Seb and I had a clean run when it mattered at the start in Q3; a very good lap for him, but to be this much further up just makes the race much easier.”
He added “I’m happy to be on the front row and I’m looking forward to a great result tomorrow. For the team in the championship, it’s just a great time for them to have this front row.”