F1 » Vettel: The tyres don't last very long!

Sebastian Vettel: We need to try a couple of things now overnight to improve and take a step forwards...

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Sri - Unregistered

March 22, 2013 10:07 PM

Well everyone likes to believe in something. You believe that tyres are making a big issue now discounting Kimi's special driving and Lotus's development efforts. In the same way 90% F1 fans know that Newey's aerodynamics development has made Redbull a force to reckon with - read any standard F1 article of last 3 years and you will come to know what I'm talking about. I hope you've not begun watching only this year or last year. The remaining 10% of them want to believe something that they want to believe although with no backing of evidence for their claims and then begin to abuse others with no validity whatsoever. I do not understand why you need to resort to childish personal attacks.

My point about Vettel was to answer your personal accusation (hardly a surprise coming from you) that my favorite driver was not winning last few years. Although this year I'm supporting Kimi for WDC.

sokudo - Unregistered

March 22, 2013 10:24 PM

This thing about the 2010 Lotus (Renault technically) sounds like a 'sour grapes' type of excuse to me. Looking for an explanation as to why Lotus were so good in Australia, well Kimi's Lotus, whether it's coming from Red Bull or some perturbed fans who didn't see their favourite driver win. It all seems like a desperate ploy to find some excuse other than they were licked by a better team on the day.

All I'm seeing is a car that's easy on its tyres when set up well (Grosjean didn't hit the 'sweet spot' with his setup and was largely anonymous throughout the weekend) in the hands of an elite driver who knows what it takes to win. Raikkonen drove a perfect race in Oz. Pushed when he had to, conserved when he could. He also had a bit of luck on the way too. But of all the drivers up front, he drove the best race. Vettel cooked his tyres too quickly, Massa couldn't seem to decide on a strategy. Alonso did his best but just couldn't get in the right position quickly enough. And to be hon

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