Hungarian GP: Post-qualifying press conference

DRIVERS: 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), 2 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari), 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)

GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Will Buxton)

First question inaudible.

Sebastian VETTEL: … to have the car in the right window, to have the sun shining, to have people around, that’s what it is about, so it was really big fun. Obviously a front row for us, which is incredible and now we are looking forward to tomorrow.

Q: Yeah, no, front row in front of all the Ferrari fans, the flags waving in the grandstands. What changed overnight, between yesterday and today?

SV: Nothing. We are working hard. Obviously the last race wasn’t great for us, but it doesn’t matter now. We are here and try to do the best and that’s what matters. Really step by step and I am very happy with where we are as a team. Again, we need to remember where we were 12 months ago and where we are now. Also thanks to the support, people believing in us. It’s great to get the result also on Saturday, but as I said, the main task comes tomorrow so nothing won today but sure we are very happy and take it to move forward.

Q: Kimi, that was a superb lap, absolutely sensational. Listen to all you fans, massive fan base in from Finland. How good did that lap feel? 

Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN: Actually not too good. The start was good and the end was not too bad but in the chicane I braked on the outside kerb and got loose and really threw it away there but you know, it was decent enough for second place but it is disappointing. I felt I had it quite comfortably but you know I couldn’t really finish.

Q: Is it too easy to say that this is a track naturally should have suited Ferrari?

KR: If you purely looked at lap times, yes, but then if you look from yesterday it wasn’t the…

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