Vettel and Webber quotes previewing the Indian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing and Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing and Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing

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Mark Webber: “It's a challenging venue and I really enjoy the track, it's a nice circuit to drive. There was a massive crowd there last year and it was a good atmosphere.

The track is similar to Korea with mainly long straights in sector 1 followed by a very busy sector 2 and 3, so we need to get the balance right between downforce and top speed.

It should be reasonably straightforward weather-wise and I'm looking forward to getting out there.”

Sebastian Vettel: “I loved the track layout last year, but not just because I won the race. With an average speed of 235kph, the course is the second quickest of the year after Monza.

There is a lot of elevation change around the lap which adds to the fun, from as much as 8% downhill and up to 10% uphill; it’s like a roller coaster! It really has emerged as one of the most challenging circuits on the calendar for the drivers."

Source: Red Bull Racing

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mark Webber , Sebastian Vettel
Teams Red Bull Racing
Article type Preview
Tags buddh, india, indian gp, new delhi, red bull, vettel, webber