Formula 1 in Canada: Vettel optimistic, Hamilton at a loss
Aston Martin star Sebastian Vettel is in a good mood after his surprising fourth place in free practice for the Canadian Grand Prix track great fun. If you have confidence in the car, you can get a little more out of this track.”
In his fastest lap on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Vettel was only 0.315 seconds slower than the best in practice, Max Verstappen, in the Red Bull. Otherwise, only the two Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz pushed themselves between the world champion and Vettel.
However, that shouldn’t be an indication of the performance in qualifying on Saturday evening. The Heppenheimer: “We suspect that it will be wet.”
On the other hand, Vettel’s old world championship rival Lewis Hamilton is less euphoric after 13th place on Friday. It was “pretty much like every Friday for us,” the Mercedes star looks at a loss. Hamilton reveals that he tested the new underbody, among other things, “which didn’t work.”
Hamilton: “It was a disaster for me. It’s like the car is getting worse [statt besser] Hamilton, whose teammate George Russell finished seventh, resigned: “I think that’s the car for this year.”
Unlike Vettel, he should look forward to a wet qualifying. It’s live on Sky from 10 p.m.