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Vettel's Views Ahead of The Season Opener

By Ian Lockwood
March 18 2011

Sebastian shares his thoughts as he prepares to race for the first time as defending World Champion.

"We know what it feels like to start the season in Australia. It's a special place with a special track - it's one of the few cities that lives Formula One for the week, so I'm looking forward to it. It was an exciting winter and the time around Christmas was important to calm down, but since february we have been back in the rhythm. Its nice to look back at last yearand at what we acheived, but we're all looking forward now and focusing on the new car and season. It all starts from zero again; we're excited, we've had enough of testing now and we want to go racing again."

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Vettel's Views Ahead of The Season Opener
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18/03/2011 14:24
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Re: Vettel's Views Ahead of The Season Opener
f1man (IP Logged)
20/03/2011 10:28
hey phat

from f1live

While Vettel was looking forward to starting the season, he did warn that the drivers were unhappy with some of the new regulations that have added to their work in the cockpit. The moveable rear wing and the reintroduction of KERS both need operating by the driver, and Vettel told The Mirror that it was an area of concern.

"Most drivers agreed it could be a safety issue," he said. "The most important thing is that the drivers are together, if we all agree on something then we can be very powerful. We can say, 'ok, we are not racing'. That doesn't necessarily mean we will go on strike. We'll try to find a solution with the FIA first."

Sounds like your little champ is worried?


Re: Vettel's Views Ahead of The Season Opener
phatjack (IP Logged)
20/03/2011 18:35
"Most drivers agreed it could be a safety issue,"

I don't see your point. Did I miss something?

"When you talk, you are repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new." - Dalai Lama

Re: Vettel's Views Ahead of The Season Opener
f1man (IP Logged)
20/03/2011 21:39
no just the fact that "other" drivers just have got on with it, and this now is third statement pre season opener that he keeps bringing it up, he is worried cause mark can multitask maybe?

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