QUESTIONS FROM THE FLOOR

Q: (Joris Fioriti - Agence France Presse)
Sebastian, we couldn't hear much passion between you and your team when you secured pole. There was like 'Sebastian, good job, pole position', 'yes, thanks': not much. Is it something that you're so used to that there's no passion any more?

Sebastian Vettel:
I think that's wrong, it was a little bit odd because I stopped the second run a lap early, came in and then had to focus that I did everything right and stopped the car. Yeah, I was waiting for the call, obviously, and then I had to switch off the car, so I didn't have a lot of time, so I just said 'congratulations' also to them. It depends on the moment. When you're cruising on the circuit you have time to talk then you are obviously giving a bit more room to yourself to celebrate.

Q:
But were you anticipating it, you knew you were going to get it?

Sebastian Vettel:
No, I knew on the second run that obviously it was a little bit quicker but not by much so I wanted to save a lap on the tyres and came in and then I didn't know... Mark improved and so on, but as I said, I was already stopped in parc ferm? and didn't really know.

Q:
For Lewis and Mark: isn't the situation getting a little bit annoying for other drivers to be always fighting for second place?

Lewis Hamilton:
No.

Mark Webber:
I think that it's what it's about in Formula One, isn't it? Seb's done a good job on Saturdays for the last few years. Obviously, it was closer between him and I on Saturday (last year). This year he's on a phenomenal run, he enjoys this car and tyres and is doing a very good job. That's how it is.

Sebastian Vettel:
With all respect, I think that we all fight for first. I can't expect Lewis to go into qualifying to fight for second as a target. We always want to be... everyone I think. Otherwise what is the point of going round and trying to finish fifth or second or tenth? There are no points on Saturday.

Q: (Alvaro Faes - La Nueva Espana)
Sebastian, when you got out of your car, you took a look in the cockpit of the other cars. Were you looking for any kind of new engine mapping or new innovation?

Sebastian Vettel:
No, you obviously can't see much. I was having a look at the steering wheels of the other cars. There are no secrets but maybe there is something you can learn, so that's why I had a look.

Q: (Livio Oricchio - O Estado de S?o Paulo)
To all drivers: your teams haven't tested the new regulations on the track. Tomorrow, you will use the same engine map that you used today. Do you think it can change anything in the result of the race; are you worried about that?

Mark Webber:
Well, first of all I think some teams tested it a little bit in P1, the Silverstone regulation, and I don't expect there to be a huge, huge difference tomorrow, from what we've done today, in terms of the difference between Saturday and Sunday for us. We've seen in the past that sometimes the results can be different and I think that could happen tomorrow, but it won't be down to... if Lewis wins by 50 seconds it's not down to the exhausts regs or the fact that he can't change the differential by a bee's dick. It's going to be down to a result that probably would have happened anyway.

Sebastian Vettel:
I think, as Mark said, and I said earlier, a lot of talk and we will have the same sort of talking before Silverstone Grand Prix again. I think we know what we're doing. Surely it is a step back but it's the same for all of us; for some probably more, for some less, especially for those cars which were based to work on that concept, cars like the Mercedes or Renault, they will feel it more than others, I think.

Q: (Michael Schmidt - Auto, Motor und Sport)
Mark, you picked up the speed on your very last run. Was it just a brake balance problem before which hampered you?

Mark Webber:
I probably said that we changed the car quite a bit with what we can change, within qualifying: obviously front wing, brake balance and a few things like that. I wasn't happy with the car at all in Q1. We were in big trouble but we got on top of this, so thank God we managed to recover very, very well and put the car right towards the front, because after Q1 I was thinking that it might be a different day tomorrow. It was most of the reason why.

Q: (Ian Stafford - The Mail on Sunday)
Seb, after what happened in Canada, I think the world of Formula One has been slightly clutching at straws and thinking 'ah, the first sign of weakness. Will it prey on your mind?' Has it preyed on your mind? You don't get any points for being on pole but is this a nice beginning to a reaction to what happened in Montreal, what you've done today?

Sebastian Vettel:
In that very moment, I was obviously disappointed. I think you could see it, I wasn't the happiest guy at that moment, Jenson was. It was a long race, it was easy to make mistakes and not everyone finished so looking back, it was very important to finish that race and collect a lot of points. Surely it took a little while, but to be honest, by Monday, Tuesday, it was history and you start looking forward to the next race. A championship doesn't come down to one race or two races. Of course I would have loved to win but it didn't happen, so we start from zero again here.

Q: (Joris Fioriti - Agence France Presse)
For both Red Bull drivers: one may have thought that the FIA's decision on mapping of engines was a decision taken against Red Bull to prevent you taking a huge lead in the championship. Is there a small feeling of revenge right now that you once again took the first and second places on the grid?

Mark Webber:
I think we've said it enough, mate. We came here and we didn't expect any difference. You guys wrote a lot about it, some other teams spoke a lot about it. Maybe some people in our team spoke a bit that maybe technically were not completely on top of things, but in the end we've just got on with our job basically and we knew that it would be... if we got done here, it would be fair and square, not because of that. It was just a fair battle going into today and the results are a fair reflection of what happened today.

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