Drivers: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing), Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing) and Nico Rosberg (Mercedes).

Questions from the floor

Q: (Paolo Ianieri - La Gazzetta dello Sport).
Sebastian, in Singapore, everybody thought you were dominating that race very easily. Today, to me it was even more impressive. In the early laps you were going almost two seconds faster and Rocky must have been very worried on the radio, from what we were hearing.

Sebastian Vettel:
Yeah, I realised that we were pulling away from Nico and also from Mark. Obviously you make use of it because you don't know what's coming later on in the race. We had a very very strong pace on the option. We could even have stayed out a little bit longer. I was busy, for sure, I was pushing because I felt that I can take lap time, I can take a couple of seconds out of the guys behind so I was pushing but I was also trying to look after them to be flexible on strategy and help the guys on the pit wall to make the call. Also, I could then afford to take it a little bit easier in the pit lane which I think is one of the trickiest all year with a slippery entry and a very narrow exit. I think it just all came together, I think it was a perfect day for us.

Q: (Dan Knutson - Auto Action and National Speedsport News).
Mark, early in the race you were on the radio talking to the team about the KERS; was there a problem? And later in the race, given the number of gremlins that have struck your car, were you hearing funny noises and worrying about that?

Mark Webber:
No, there was no issue with the KERS, it just got a bit warm at one point so we had to give it a chance to recover so that was fine, just a lap or so where we were a little bit out of sync with a better management so we recovered that. And at the end, not really. I can't do much more than obviously keep pushing the car and obviously I had to... couldn't relax completely. Nico was going reasonably well but obviously we were just maintaining... did a few laps at the end just to let him know that I had a bit in hand, but he was probably doing the same so in the end we were getting the car home, mate. It's always a surprise when the car stops on track obviously. Normally the ratio is that you finish so I was still confident that we could do that.

Q: (Joy Chakraverty - Sport 360).
Seb, in an interview just a few days ago, Adrian Newey said that two of your best races that he remembers actually came in Abu Dhabi and one of them was last year when, despite the problems with qualification, you came back and finished on the podium. But do you think that this is much better than every other race that you have had in Abu Dhabi?

Sebastian Vettel:
It's very difficult. Obviously I can remember all the races that I've had here, it's been a very, very good track for me, especially come Sundays, especially looking back to 2010 and obviously with five or four drivers going into the last race, being able to win the championship, yeah, it was a special day, special emotions when you look back. Also the race last year, a very crucial point in the championship to be forced to start last or indeed from the pit lane, was tough but we came back and managed to finish on the podium. So this year, for sure, stands out in a way that we had control over the race, very, very strong pace and could match the cars behind whenever we had to and were able to pull out a very, very big gap, so in a way, similar to - if you look at the time and the gaps - a little bit similar to the race in Singapore. It's a bit similar, if you look at the track layout, quite technical, quite challenging, obviously mostly low speed corners but important to get the balance right in the car and to look after the tyres which I think we did very well.

Q: (Khodr Rawi - Autosport Middle East).
My first question is for Sebastian: will you keep on doing your donuts celebration if you win the next two Grands Prix, even if you'll get a penalty today?

Sebastian Vettel:
Well, it depends on what kind of penalty I get. If I get excluded from the next race then probably I won't be able to do them. Again, it was spontaneous. Obviously I had the experience last week but entering the sort of stadium, I thought it was a very, very good spot, I made sure there was nobody around and I was far away from the lines. I think if we are in a position to think about that then obviously it's very special because it means we had a very, very good result in the race. So I think there's a lot of work before we get to decide whether we can do it again or not.

Q: (Khodr Rawi - Autosport Middle East).
The second question is to Mark: you have won at least one race a year with Red Bull since 2009; would it make a difference if don't win a race in your last season?

Mark Webber:
Well, it would be nice. I've challenged for a few victories here and there this year but not strong enough when it counted, but in the end, Seb was too strong today for the win. I've got a couple more races to go, all I can do is do my best. It's not going to be a huge, huge difference but it would be nice to get it as any Grand Prix victory is always special to get them. Yeah, we'll keep pushing mate and see how we go in the next two races.

Q: (Paolo Ianieri - La Gazzetta dello Sport).
Nico, I know that next year the regulations are changing completely so we're going to have pretty new cars but is it not worrying for you to see that Red Bull has such a big advantage and that two seconds are not so easy to catch up, even with the new rules?

Nico Rosberg:
Well, I don't think it's two seconds at the moment, I think it's less than that. OK, maybe at times today but anyway, I'm not worried, no, because it's a great opportunity because it puts everybody back to zero, so on the contrary, it's actually better this way. Everybody starts from zero. We have such a strong team now, it's been built up over the last four years, they already did a fantastic job last winter from 1.5s a lap slower. At the beginning of this season we were sometimes the quickest car without a regulation change, so they did an amazing job last winter and I'm confident that they can do it again, for sure. And again this year, OK, we had some weaknesses which we've learned from and are trying to continue improving and then I'm very sure we can have a good season.

Q: (Michael Schmidt - Auto, Motor und Sport).
Mark, you said that you struggled with the scrubbed tyres in the first stint. Has that been a general feature this year for you? Why are they so unpredictable? Was it just particularly here on this circuit?

Mark Webber:
When we go to this type of range of tyre it is probably a little bit more high maintenance for me to feel whether the tyre is in the race. It's a little bit frustrating but that's the way it is. If you want to go quick, you've got to go... obviously it's such a fine, delicate balance, obviously and then you can feed the tyre a lot if you treat it in a different way but to get into that window is sometimes not obvious. I think that we've seen - like Korea, China, a few other races where we are probably a bit more on the front tyre. Of course I'm very fast, I'm quick but when we're on the rears it's a bit harder for me to be as competitive at certain times. That's the way it is. The primes weren't too bad, I didn't think we were going too badly on those in terms of feeling, anyway, but that's the way it's been the last... since 2011. I'm not going to learn now, mate. Old dog, new tricks, it's over.