Ferrari rubbishes talk of F1 cars not being identical
Some other tough weekend for Vettel on the Portuguese Grand Prix left the German at a loss to give an explanation for why he’s thus far off the tempo in comparison to his teammate.
Vettel’s feedback had been interpreted through some as him suggesting that Ferrari will not be operating its vehicles in the similar specification for each drivers.
However Binotto has moved to close down the conspiracy theorists, as he made transparent his hope is for Vettel to raise his recreation in order that the workforce could make the development it wishes up the constructors’ championship order.
“Seb and Charles’ vehicles are an identical, without a doubt,” he instructed Sky Italia. “I sincerely hope that Sebastian will be capable to qualify higher in Imola, and display extra of what he’s in a position to all over the race.
“Charles is indubitably excellent, however possibly you are expecting much more from the second one driving force.”
Ferrari is lately 6th within the constructors’ championship, however being 33 issues adrift of Racing Level within the combat for 3rd, it wishes each its drivers up there within the issues to having any hope of grabbing that spot.
Vettel has expressed some rising frustration on the struggles he has confronted at Ferrari, with him missing the boldness to push the SF1000 up to Leclerc.
Chatting with RTL after the Algarve race, Vettel was once reasonably cryptic about why he believed he was once in the back of Leclerc, on an afternoon when he was once a minimum of in a position to complete within the issues.
“At the one hand, I am glad as a result of I had the sensation that I drove a just right race,” he mentioned. “I had a troublesome time at the start, misplaced puts, and nearly misplaced the auto two or thrice. After that I in fact drove a just right race.
“However, alternatively, it’s obtrusive that the opposite automobile is far quicker. The place I lose time? I’ve been biting my tongue throughout the year. Some fool may by no means determine it out, however am I a whole fool? I doubt it.
“Sooner or later you will have to be fortunate and hit the prohibit. I by no means hit it and if I do, then handiest with numerous issue. At the different aspect [of the garage] it seems a lot more straightforward.
“I’ve to take a look at myself and do my factor, however after all it hurts. Particularly as a result of my very own expectancies are upper than the expectancies from out of doors.
“I do not in point of fact care about all of the fuss. However for me within the automobile, it’s after all tough to procedure, as a result of I’m too bold and too hungry for extra.”
Further reporting through Giacomo Rauli and Maria Reyer