Sebastian Vettel would not have written this story in his first Ferrari year. For the first time since April 2nd in Australia, both cars of the Italian Formula One Traditional Team have not reached their destination.
I have already apologized,”said the 28-year-old Heppenheimer. Nearly 20-laps before the end of the Mexican Grand Prix, Vettel had placed his Ferrari in the line definition. Before that, Kimi had been eliminated from the ranks after a collision. We have already managed to touch the sky this year. Today we have landed on the ground,”philosophical team leader Maurizio Arrivabene. Vettel’s conclusion was less lyrical: “The car was good, only the drivers were not.”
The top speed proved how good the car was. With 366-hour miles, Vettel was on one. Second place in the World Cup classification, however, he is away, Mexico winner Nico Rosberg is now 21-points ahead of him. Regardless of the setback after a platform at the start of the race and the wild pick-up of Mexico after two mistakes failed with a view to the World Championship 2016, Vettel is quite sure: “Of the performance we have shown all season, it is clear that next year we will fight for the titles.”