Ferrari: The chance is there and we believe in it

Brazilain qualifying quotes

Kimi Raikkonen: “I don’t think it’s ever going to be easy but you know, today it was not too bad. I went sideways in the last lap in turn 11 and this also affected the run into the last corner. So the end of my lap was not ideal and I lost time, but apart from that the car has been working well, so let’s see what we can do tomorrow, trying to make a good start and moving on from there. The balance of the car was ok, it has been behaving pretty well, although obviously not fast enough for beating the Mercedes. For sure we could have been a bit higher up the time chart, but I think it was not too bad. I’ll start from fourth anyway tomorrow and maybe the weather will be different from today. I heard about Paris this morning, it’s very sad. Unfortunately, in the world these odd things seem to happen.”

Sebastian Vettel: “I would have loved to be a lot closer to Mercedes, but that was our maximum today. In Q2 it looked like we could reduce the gap a bit, particularly to Lewis. I saw that Nico’s lap wasn’t clean so I expected him to pick it up in Q3. But then both of them did improve, and that was a bit too much for us, we couldn’t follow. Let’s see tomorrow, usually in the race we are a bit closer. In order to get in front of the Mercedes we need a rocket start, it is not a very long way down to turn one, and a good start always helps. Then in the race trim we are usually a bit better than in qualifying, close enough to put some pressure on them, then I think we can play around with strategy. Interlagos is a crazy place, lot of things can happen, you never know what a GP can bring. It was supposed to rain when we arrived, but then we had sunshine all day, there was rain as well but at different times. Our target for tomorrow is to give everything and it is our aim to create a miracle. The chance is there and we believe in it.”

2015 Brazilian Grand Prix – Qualifying1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:11.746 1:12.213 1:11.2822 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:11.682 1:11.665 1:11.3603 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:12.240 1:11.928 1:11.8044 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:12.934 1:12.374 1:12.0855 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:12.185 1:12.243 1:12.1446 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:12.595 1:12.485 1:12.2657 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull Racing 1:12.730 1:12.527 1:12.3228 Felipe Massa Williams 1:12.980 1:12.858 1:12.4159 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:12.639 1:12.825 1:12.41710 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:12.824 1:12.712 1:12.73911 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:13.111 1:12.989 12 Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso 1:13.267 1:13.045 13 Sergio Perez Force India 1:13.140 1:13.147 14 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:13.346 1:13.233 15 Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team 1:13.056 1:13.913 16 Pastor Maldonado Lotus F1 Team 1:13.385 17 Jenson Button McLaren 1:13.425 18 Alexander Rossi Manor 1:16.151 19 Will Stevens Manor 1:16.283 20 Fernando Alonso McLaren

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