INFINITI GLOBAL BRAND AMBASSADOR SEBASTIAN VETTEL LOOKS AHEAD TO THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX

Posted on 20. Jul, 2011 by in Nissan Canada

07.20.2011

, Hungaroring Circuit, Budapest, Hungary

INFINITI GLOBAL BRAND AMBASSADOR SEBASTIAN VETTEL LOOKS AHEAD TO THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX

Inspired Performance, by Sebastian Vettel:

“I always find a Hungaroring is a bit crazy – yet in a unequivocally certain way! The Hungarians have been insane about engine sport, even before Formula 1 went to Hungary for a initial time in 1986. Having been carnivorous of tip turn engine racing for so long, they came in their tens of thousands to a Hungaroring, and it’s been like that ever since.

But for me, what creates this competition unequivocally good is that lots of fans from other countries like to come to Hungary. Particularly Scandinavians. It’s no fluke that fever and high temperatures substantially minister to a somewhat crazy atmosphere! For a drivers, though, that creates a competition unequivocally tough work. It’s a wily lane to drive; utterly severe and rough. But, adding to a difficulty, there are a duration of corners via many of a 2.7-mile lap. That means there is no respirating space as one dilemma seems to glow we into a next. And, since a path speeds are utterly delayed as a result, a Grand Prix lasts for about an hour and three-quarters.

There’s no doubt this competition is a outrageous plea – yet hurdles are a large partial of a sparkling synergy that unites Infiniti and Red Bull Racing.

In some ways, a Hungaroring is like Monaco. The usually disproportion is there’s no petrify walls and steel barriers circumference a lane – and no festive gulf and Royal Palace in a background! But that does not relieve a volume of mental and earthy bid required. On such a parsimonious and rambling track, we need full thoroughness for 190 miles.

That’s where we went wrong in this competition final year. We had a unequivocally rival car. we had led from pole, done a designed array stop and was regulating second behind my Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber when a Safety Car appeared. At a re-start, we mislaid radio hit and was watchful for an instruction about when a Safety Car would come in. we suspicion we had another lap. we forsaken too distant behind, mislaid a lot of movement and afterwards got a drive-through chastisement that mislaid me a integrate of places.

Mark won and that was a good outcome for a team. But we was unhappy with third since we felt it could have been one of a best races. we unequivocally did trust we could furnish an Inspired Performance. That’s because I’m looking brazen so most to going behind to this somewhat crazy place! we unequivocally wish to set a record straight.”

From a 2011 season, Infiniti is a vital partner of a Red Bull Racing group and facilities prominently on a race-winning RB7 driven by Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.


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