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Sebastian Vettel Fired Up To Return Ferrari To The Top

15 March, 2019, 00:24 | Author: Lula Armstrong
  • Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG F1

"This is going to be the toughest battle yet".

"Over the winter some things have been different, like with my coach again we looked through the travel plan and everything, all the details that we think is going to be best for my performance, like where I am between races, where do I fly, when do I fly".

"But as a driver for sure I have to figure out how can I pull more out, which I don't have the current answer for".

While many will argue that it is just a gimmick, it could hand the advantage to Ferrari with their faster vehicle and they will organise a race as best they can to ensure that Sebastian Vettel gets the bonus point.

It was the four-time world champion's second straight win in Melbourne and he followed it up with victory at Bahrain before a resurgent and doggedly consistent Hamilton won 11 of the final 19 races to leave the frustrated German in his wake.

Ferrari have failed to capitalise on situations in the past two years when they were poised to run Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton close for the titles but stumbled through driver or team errors.

Mercedes AMG F1 2019 Barcelona Pre Season Test 2 Day 4 – Steve Etherington
Mercedes AMG F1 2019 Barcelona Pre Season Test 2 Day 4 – Steve Etherington

"It means we both have a fair shot but it's been the same every single year and it's only to a point where one driver doesn't have the chance to win the champion any more if we're lucky enough to be in that position and things shift but generally we're always free to race so I think that's great". "We've been trying to plan with the team all my sponsor events a bit more in advance so I can plan my calendar a bit more around it, all the details in terms of travel, logistics, hotels, everything to help my wellbeing and performance, same thing with the training we try again to improve from past year".

"Last year, we had to give it absolutely everything to come out on top".

"That's obviously what we want but at this point it is very far away".

"We are immensely proud to announce this exciting partnership with the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, which shares numerous same values as St Hugo, a fine wine created to honour the love between a father and son to continue on his winemaking legacy", he said.

McLaren, Williams and Toro Rosso have all new driver line-ups with Brits Lando Norris, George Russell and Alexander Albon aiming to impress in their debut seasons for their respective teams. It matters who improves the most.

However, don't set too much store on the opening race when it comes to the Drivers' Championship. A victor now gets 25 points with 18, 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and one for the subsequent places.


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