Brazilian Grand Prix - “We’ll keep fighting and hope to win”

8 Nov 2018

Kimi and Seb reflect on the challenge at Interlagos

SEB: “We have two more races to go and I am looking forward to racing. I think this is not the right time to draw conclusions as the Championship is not completely over yet. I would like to win these last two races. The last two Grands Prix were better for us in terms of pace, so hopefully we can continue like that and we be able to win. For sure, we’ll try to do the best that we can. We want to focus on winning the Constructors’ Championship, trying to put our main competitors as far back as we can. As for this circuit, it is difficult to predict what will happen, as Interlagos has an unusual layout, one on which… things just happen. We’ll see how the weather turns out, but I believe it’s going to be a challenging weekend. Along the way something went wrong for us this year and we need to make sure we learn from it; clearly we missed something and it’s up to us to fix it and make sure it won’t happen again”.

KIMI: “Interlagos is a nice circuit, although probably not the easiest one to drive. They‘ve downsized the kerbs somehow and certain corners have changed quite a bit because of that. The track has been resurfaced and the grip is very good here now. As for our expectations, it’s a bit pointless to start guessing where we are going to end up this weekend: we’ll do our best and see what it brings. Hopefully we can be there in the fight. The last race for sure was not easy, despite the podium finish, but then Mexico is a special place: here it should be okay. The Constructors’ Championship is probably the most important to win for any team especially for manufacturers. We’ll try our best and the see what we can get in the end. We are not in the strongest position on that, but we are still in it and we’ll keep fighting”.

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