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Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc Answer Your Questions! | Behind The Wheel

Take a 360° spin around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as former Scuderia FerTranscript for #BehindTheWheel – Scuderia Ferrari | Shell Motorsport – FULL Version

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The video shows Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 drivers Sebastian Vettel & Charles Leclerc driving around in a road car, answering questions from Shell Motorsport fans.

[Seb and Charles are in the car, laughing and talking to each other as a light-hearted version of the Sound of Shell plays in the background.]

[A camera moves slightly]

[Seb]

“Not a problem, nothing happened”

[Camera falls]

[Seb]

“Whoops! Something did happen! How is that?”

[Seb fixes the camera whilst Charles is laughing]

***

[Scene switches to outside the car. Seb and Charles are seen standing at the front on the car whilst looking at the camera. Angle then switches to a Formula 1 car driving on the track whilst Seb watches through a fence]

[Text displays at the bottom right corner]
BEHIND THE WHEEL

[Seb and Charles are seen inside the car]

[Scene switches to inside the car with Charles driving and Seb in the passenger seat]

[Seb]
“Which is your favourite circuit or corner and why?”

[Charles]
“Easy, Monaco. I love street circuits in general when the walls are (close), it’s more of a challenge. What about you?”

[Seb]

“Suzuka”

[Charles]

“Suzuka is very nice”

[Seb]

“Yeah, favourite corner?

[Charles]

“The castle part in Baku, the tight part, the very tight part”

[Seb]

“Which one? Ah the one where you think you’re going to crash every time you take it.

[Charles]

“Exactly”

[Seb]

“How does the Shell V-Power fuel get transported to the races?

[Charles]

“By plane?” Laughs “I think?”

[Seb]

“Don’t burn it on the plane please! If it’s in Europe then by truck but if it’s overseas I would say by plane”

[Charles]

“Yeah”

[Seb]

“Which has been your best F1 race with Scuderia Ferrari and why?”

[Charles]

“My best race? I only did three?”

Both drivers laugh.

[Seb]

“Bahrain I guess?”

[Charles]

“Yeah, well on one side it was a very good race”

[Seb]

Yeah but from your side it was good. For me? Malaysia, I think the first win stands out and there have been plenty of others”

[Seb]

“What percentage of the Scuderia Ferrari power unit increase was delivered by Shell?”

[Charles]

“21%”

[Seb]

“21?”

[Charles]

“I think it was 21”

[Seb]

“Ok maybe you nailed it, 21 then!”

[Charles]

“No because I remember seeing this number”

[Seb]

“What’s your shoe size?”

[Charles]

“Eh 42 ½, if you want to buy me some”

[Seb]

“It didn’t say but I was thinking of buying you some shoes”

[Charles]

“That’s nice, thank you very much”

[Seb]

“What do you think of the Shell Track Lab”

[Charles]

“It’s pretty impressive to see the amount of technology there is and they manage also to come on every weekend”

[Seb]

“Yeah it’s definitely a big help having them looking after us especially supplying us with the better fuels and better lubricants to make us go faster“

[Charles]

“Exactly”

[Seb]

“What are your hobbies besides motorsport? For me, it’s gifting pairs of shoes to other drivers”

[Charles]

“Emmm”

[Seb]

“I actually have to deliver now and bring you some shoes”

[Seb]

“Is Sebastian an inspiration for you?”

[Charles]

“Ooo well I can’t say no”

[Seb]

“Exactly you’re sort of boxed in”

[Charles]

“No I’m joking! Actually you are, I think the way you work and things like this is very very impressive”

[Seb]

“I was hoping for you to say the way you look”

[Charles]

“Also I really like the moustache but I can’t make one grow”

[Seb]

“Here’s one for you, if you had to choose a nickname for the SF90, like Sebastian does, what would it be? I name the cars.

[Charles]

“Yes but how did you call?”

[Seb]

“Lina”

[Charles]

“Maybe Jada”

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Take a 360° spin around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as former Scuderia Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen throws down a lap!

Our Role In The Race

Shell’s Track Lab team is trackside for every race, sampling and testing the fuels and lubricants as Shell helps power the Ferrari team to success.

From Trackside To Roadside

Discover how the technological advances that power Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1® cars find their way into your vehicle via Shell V-Power and Shell Helix.

Leading the way in innovation and efficiency

In 2017, Shell was proud to announce that its shell V-Power race fuel and Shell Helix Ultra race lubricant delivered 23.3% of the total efficiency gain of Scuderia Ferrari’s power unit since the end of the 2014 season. This means Scuderia Ferrari could go over half a second a lap faster with the same amount of fuel.

Meet the team

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel was born on 3rd July 1987 in Heppenheim, Germany. In 1991 he began karting for fun aged just three and quickly became a dominant force in the karting circuit. In 2003, Vettel made his single-seater debut in the German Formula BMW Championship, going on to win the championship the following year.

This success led to Vettel making his Formula 1 debut in 2007, going on to become the youngest ever Formula 1 winner after winning the Italian Grand Prix in 2008. Sebastian then joined Red Bull Racing and became a dominant force in Formula 1, winning the Drivers’ World Championship in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He joined Scuderia Ferrari in 2015 which led to him finishing runner-up in the Drivers’ Championship in 2017 and 2018.

Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc was born on the 16th October 1997, he began racing karts at the age of five. By 2013, Charles had already won the CIK-FIA KF3 World Cup and the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy, he was the WSK Champion and finished runner-up in the European and Under 18 class. In 2015, Charles was the best rookie in Formula 3 finishing fourth in the championship, becoming a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy the following year. In 2017, Leclerc won the Formula 2 Championship at his first attempt. This success led him to Formula 1 making his debut with the Alfa Romeo Sauber team in 2018. This season Charles Leclerc is partnering Sebastian Vettel racing for Scuderia Ferrari.

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