Bad day for the German Ferrari, had mechanical problems
in both practice sessions in Bahrain. First was the
DRS system and, in the evening, the nut of the rear wheel
left forced him to finish the day ahead of time.
Sebastian Vettel has not been able to complete the program that had
scheduled for today at Sakhir, as a result of several problems
that, while there were no gravity, have prevented him from obtaining the
100% of the car.
Sebastian grabbed the attention of the retransmission of the second
free practice session at the stop on the outside of the
track reporting problems for radio. In turn 4, the German
lost handling in the Ferrari, so decided to “stop,
obviously we don’t want to take risks at this time of the end of
week”, he said. Later it was confirmed that the problem came
by a nut ill tightened in the pit lane.
“it Is a pity, because I would have loved a few turns
more”, ” said Sebastian, noting that “it’s really important
accumulate miles today and in general information
Friday, but is even more important to make sure that the car
it is in good condition for the whole weekend, and the
The four-time champion is still targeting to beat Mercedes,
that obviously remains “the reference, very competitive both
this afternoon as in the morning. Will be the rivals to beat, but
I hope that we can be closer, the car is going well and I think that there are
some things can be improved”. In the morning session, The German
also had problems, specifically with the activation of the DRS,
that kept him a great part of the session with it disabled.
Very different were the things for your partner Kimi Räikkönen,
who finished third in the first session and fifth in the second. The
Finnish was able to shoot a good number of miles without incident, leaving behind their problems with the turbo of the season premiere in Australia.