On the finish of the Italian Grand Prix, just one Aston Martin driver was glad. Lance Stroll secured a valuable seventh place, however his teammate Sebastian Vettel didn’t have the identical success.
Eleventh on the grid at Monza, Vettel fared effectively, passing Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll within the Curva Biassono, however the Canadian then bypassed the Variante della Roggia earlier than going inside to his teammate within the first Lesmo, urgent him down on the vibrator. The lack of tempo ensuing from this tour beside the monitor noticed Vettel being handed not solely by Alonso but in addition by Esteban Ocon and Nicholas Latifi; it was clearly removed from excellent.
“I misplaced plenty of locations, and as soon as they had been misplaced it was clear to me that the race was misplaced”, deplores the German. “As a result of we weren’t able to cross the others. We had been sluggish in a straight line, so it was tough. Then we stopped earlier than the security automotive, so it wasn’t our day, it wasn’t. was not my day. “
Certainly, Vettel is likely one of the few drivers who modified tires earlier than the race was neutralized following the Hamilton / Verstappen collision. He made a second cease beneath Security Automotive to modify again to mediums and fell behind George Russell and Robert Kubica. Beforehand, he had been packed off the monitor once more, this time by Esteban Ocon, when braking the Variante della Roggia, the contact damaging his Aston Martin.
At the very least the quadruple World Champion was capable of battle for a very long time with Robert Kubica’s Alfa Romeo on the finish of the race, for lack of something higher. “I had enjoyable”, feedback Vettel, who solely discovered the opening after 15 rounds of assault. “Robert had the quickest automotive in a straight line, however he wasn’t that fast within the corners. And for us it was the opposite manner round: the quickest automotive – effectively, the quickest I do not know , however quicker within the corners and slower within the straight line. So it was very tough to overhaul him. I lastly received there, making an attempt to play with the power and decipher his habits, however it did not. did not make an enormous distinction. “
With each title contenders out of the race, identical to rival AlphaTauri, Vettel may have scored outcome. “It is a missed alternative so I’ve to have a look at what I may have executed otherwise. However I believe I did what I may, after which I needed to keep away from the crash. it is disappointing as a result of there was an accident in entrance. We may have taken benefit of it, however as I stated, within the first lap we misplaced these 5 (sic) locations that we now have, in brief, by no means recovered “, he concludes.
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