Vettel: Yes, I can win titles with Ferrari
1 | March 17, 2017 6:13 PM HKT
Sebastian Vettel is adamant he can win World titles
with Ferrari but admits their pre-season form is not a true
indication of this season’s pecking order.
Ferrari dominated the pre-season timesheets with Kimi Raikkonen
fastest of all ahead of Vettel.
Mercedes’ best-placed driver, Valtteri Bottas, was third, some
seven-tenths off the pace.
Ferrari’s form has given them confidence ahead of the new
season, however, Vettel concedes that the pre-season timesheets
don’t tell the full story.
“It’s impossible to predict anything,” he told Sports Bild.
“Even the tests in Barcelona only give a basic idea where you
“It is only in the first race that you will know how well you
and the others have worked over the winter.
“And we will only get real clarity after three or four races.”
But while the German has downplayed Ferrari’s pace, he believes
he can win World titles with the Scuderia.
“Yes!” he replied when asked if he still believed ‘in a title
in red’. “If not, I wouldn’t go to the start grid.
“All I can say is that the spirit in the team is good, everyone
is working for everyone else’s benefit.”