Sebastian Vettel (34) continues to slide around political statements, but he is back on the gas a little more than at the Qatar GP two weeks ago. After his verbal braking in Doha, the Aston Martin star has changed strategy for the next questionable race in the Middle East. Instead of putting his finger in the wounds of the conservative kingdoms on the Arabian Peninsula, he now wants to make a difference with positive education.
“It is clear that some things are not what we think they should be,” said Vettel in front of the GP in Saudi Arabia. “But who am I to be able to judge that? We shouldn’t emphasize the negative things, but the positive ones. It’s a much more effective weapon. “
The Heppenheimer also rates his development at Aston Martin positively. “We had a good speed in Qatar (tenth place; d. Editor). Qualifying is the key to a good performance. ”Because his green racer has a hard time overtaking. “Our car has a little too much drag,” explains Vettel. “It’s not efficient enough and has too little downforce.”