Sebastian Vettel is satisfied that Mercedes will attempt to win the victory on the Australian Grand Prix regardless of the minimization of his staff's efficiency through the assessments.
Lewis Hamilton, Vettel's rival for the previous two seasons, mentioned in testing that he thought Ferrari was as much as half a second within the arms. Vettel mentioned: "I don’t assume so.
" They seemed very sturdy the second week [of testing] not only one, however all of the assessments. To be trustworthy, I have no idea what they had been doing the primary week, they most likely may have stayed at house.
"However I feel they are going to be very sturdy. They may combat for pole [and] for the victory this weekend.
Nonetheless, Vettel admitted that his new Ferrari was felt "excellent" to date.
"All of the work appears onerous paid off. We’ll see if that is true, we’re right here to substantiate. However till now, the automobile was feeling excellent.
"I don’t assume we actually know the place we’re. We count on to be match however I feel it will likely be very tight between the highest three groups. We’ll see. "
After 5 seasons with out a championship, Vettel joked that he was" hungry "for an additional title after ending runner-up in Hamilton in 2017 and 2018.
" In fact, the way in which that Method 1 works is that the winner is superb and has accomplished every little thing proper. When you end second, it means nothing. Sadly, I feel [deuxfoisdesuite[that’s] one thing that I stay now.
"[But] There was nonetheless numerous constructive issues lately. I feel the staff is increasing. It will be incorrect to show the web page and say "now this 12 months every little thing is totally different and the previous couple of years have been horrible". It will be a foul method.
"I feel we now have accomplished many issues that we now have accomplished nicely, others that we now have not accomplished and that we now have to vary. However I’m constructive. I feel this 12 months we now have a brand new probability, the staff is worked up, so it's gone, I'm glad to get within the automobile and do the race. "
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