250. Sebastian Vettel finished his Formula One race without a point, finishing only four times as the four-time world champion at the Russian Grand Prix, while his teammate Charles Leclerc, who spun Lance Stroll, finished sixth at the start.
Vettel says even the first lap wasn’t smooth for him. “I couldn’t profit from what happened, I was constantly on the market, which cut off my tires. And then, when I stopped Renault, I braked myself all the time, all the way to the standstill, by which time there wasn’t much left of the tires, ”he said after the drop.
“Obviously, I was left out to slow down the Renault, which was clearly not my help. I think I could have scored a point, but that wouldn’t have changed much of the situation either, ”added the German, who still can’t move from 13th position in the individual composite.
Two weeks from now, the Formula One season will continue with the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, which will return after 2013, but Vettel is not expected to make any significant results in his home race. “It’s going to be one of the nicer races, but the car will be like it has been for the past two weeks, so it won’t be an easy weekend,” the four-time world champion, who is already racing at Aston Martin, concluded his thoughts next year.