Aston Martin boss Otmar Szafnauer believes that as he learns about the new car, the German will improve his performance
EIt’s too early to conclude now. For drivers who change teams in 2021, the preseason is shorter than ever, and in qualifying, three-tenths of qualifying can be changed. Eight, as seen in Imola.
Sebastian Vettel is one of the most criticized, angry and disrespectful of certain former drivers. He has not yet been able to score in the first two races of 2021. As expected, use cars that are not at the top of the middle area to improve its performance.
Safnauer said in talks with various professional media: “I know he has high expectations of himself, and he will work tirelessly to improve and advance this learning curve.” He said: “You can say so. He is not punishing himself, so he will alleviate this frustration and be more determined to catch up quickly.”
“What I regret most is that we are not as reliable as in winter. Seb lost a large part of the test in a day and a half. If we do more tests, Seb will stay in the car longer, Szafnauer recalled. What happened during the premiere in Bahrain.
The conceptual difference between Ferrari and AMR01 left by Vettel is one of the reasons for the lack of adaptability. “If the concept of the car is completely different, it will take time. I had a conversation with Sergio Pérez, who went to a Red Bull with a different philosophy than ours and said the same thing. , It will take time for him. Aston Martin manager said:
“The longer he sits in his seat, the better. Although because he was punished on Sunday [en Imola], He has never really participated in racial disputes. Nevertheless, after the tires dried, he did some very fast laps. I think that this situation is improving and will continue to increase. “