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Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2013

Bahrain: Post-qualifying press conference

1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Fernando ALONSO (Ferrari) TV UNILATERAL Congratulations Nico, you’re first ever top four start in Bahrain and you did it in style. Were you as surprised as some people that pole was yours today? Nico ROSBERG: A little bit, yeah. It wasn’t really clear before who was the quickest car, especially over one lap. I was a bit closer this morning already, so I was a bit more happy than yesterday for sure, […]

Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2013

China: Post-race press conference

DRIVERS: 1 – Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), 2 - Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus), 3 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Q: Fernando, congratulations. A fairly dominant victory in the end and your 31st victory, putting you fourth on the all-time list just behind Ayrton Senna. What does this one mean to you? Fernando Alonso: Well, hello everybody first of all and thank you for the support all weekend. Amazing fans all weekend and it’s very nice to race here. About the race: yes, […]

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013

China: post-qualifying press conference

Drivers: 1 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 2 - Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus) and 3 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) Q: Lewis, a fantastic, last-minute shoot-out for pole and you won it for your new team. Lewis Hamilton: Yeah, an incredible feeling, so happy to have our first pole for some time. I’m just ecstatic really. The lap was great. The team performed well all weekend so far and I hope that we can carry that into tomorrow. Q: And quite a margin too. LH: Yeah, really surprising […]

Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Post-Qualifying press conference

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing); 2 - Felipe Massa (Ferrari); 3 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari). Q: Sebastian, a late call for a second set of intermediate tyres in Q3 and it worked out well for you. Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, I think generally an interesting qualifying session. We knew that rain was the on the way and then… to be honest we expected already some [rain] at the beginning of qualifying but it didn’t come, so going out on dry [tyres]. Obviously I […]

Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2012

Thursday Press Conference: Brazil

DRIVERS - Felipe MASSA (Ferrari), Lewis HAMILTON (McLaren), Bruno SENNA (Williams), Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing), Michael SCHUMACHER (Mercedes), Fernando ALONSO (Ferrari) PRESS CONFERENCE Q. A very important weekend for everybody, the final weekend of the championship and lots of pressure all round, apart, perhaps, from Michael Schumacher. You've been here before Michael, you have an extraordinary record at this race and you're finally ending your championship bid after many, many years, after many seasons. What are your feelings coming into this weekend? Michael SCHUMACHER: I […]

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012

United States Grand Prix: Thursday Press Conference

Thursday's Press Conference ahead of the United States Grand Prix

Posted on Sunday, November 4, 2012

Abu Dhabi post race press conference

PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Q. Kimi - your first victory since the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix. Tell us about your emotions at this time. Kimi RAIKKONEN: Not much really. Q. People want to know how amazing it is to win a grand prix. Tell us. KR: Last time you guys was giving me shit because I didn't really smile enough, so maybe this time again but I mean I'm very happy for the team – and myself – but mainly for the team. It's really […]

Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thursday Press Conference - Valencia

Reproduced with kind permission of the FIA Drivers - Heikki Kovalainen (Caterham), Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso), Kamui Kobayashi (Sauber), Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Pedro de la Rosa (HRT). Q: Heikki, you made some comments in your preview that this isn't your favourite circuit: brake cooling so important here and the track evolves more than others. Perhaps you’d like to expand on those comments? Heikki Kovalainen: Good afternoon everyone. Yes, I read that preview and I think our press officer Tom Webb had something to […]

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012

Thursday Press Conference - Malaysia

Reproduced with kind permission of the FIA Drivers - Pastor Maldonado (Williams), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso), Sergio Perez (Sauber), Michael Schumacher (Mercedes), Jenson Button (McLaren), Fernando Alonso (Ferrari). Q: Pastor, after your performance in Melbourne, are you optimistic you can manage that at all circuits or do you think it was Melbourne-specific? Pastor Maldonado: I hope so. I think we did a great start to the season, we’ve been working so hard from the winter just improving our performance in the car. I feel very confident […]

Posted on Sunday, October 30, 2011

Post Race Press Conference

Reproduced by the FIA 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); 2 - Jenson Button (McLaren); 3 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari). Q: Sebastian, pole, you led every lap and set the fastest lap. Was this your most perfect win of the season do you think? Sebastian Vettel: Obviously it was a very good race for us. I enjoyed the time in the lead very much. I had a little bit of a fight with Jenson. It was always around four seconds and strangely he kept closing […]