2015 F1

Force India surprisingly quick – Vettel

Force India surprisingly quick - Vettel

Force India surprisingly quick – Vettel

Four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel says that Ferrari were “a little too far behind” in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday practice following they were upstaged by Force India.

Mexican Sergio Perez was a remarkable third in the second practice for Force India but still 0.627 off the pace and complaining at the end of the session that his car’s brakes burned out.

Daniel Ricciardo set fourth fastest ahead of Vettel – who managed fifth fastest – admitted it was an surprising challenge from Force India.

“All in all it’s Friday so I think we can still improve and we have to improve,” he said.

“We are a little too far behind, I would like the gap to be smaller and also the gap to be bigger compared to the cars behind. Force India is surprisingly quick and also the Red Bulls, there is a lot of work for us.”

Vettel thinks Ferrari can cut some of the gap to the front before qualifying but is wary of the early pace demonstrated by Mercedes.

“I don’t know, today is Friday. They looked very quick as usual – unfortunately – but we will try our best. I think we can improve ourselves and then we will see where we are tomorrow.”

The German pleased Ferrari’s arrangements are on track for Sunday regardless of the pace of others.

“[The soft tyre] seemed okay, fairly consistent. Obviously we split the work as usual so I am happy to find out what Kimi says but I think we should be reasonably well prepared for Sunday.”

Facebook Comments
Loading...
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV or any other subsidiary associated with the official Formula One governing organizations The website is an unofficial website, all names and logos used here are property of their respective owners, more specially FORMULA 1, FORMULA ONE, F1, GRAND PRIX and logos and the wide Curves logo are trademarks of Formula One Licensing BV, a Formula One Group Company. Use or depiction of images or trademarks throughout this website is for illustrative and editorial purposes only. Official Formula One information can be found at www.formula1.com

Copyright © 2015 Thisisf1.com

To Top