Ferrari endured a depressing dwelling race at Monza as Sebastian Vettel retired with brake failure and Charles Leclerc suffered a heavy crash at Parabolica.
With the workforce once more uncompetitive only one week after a poor exhibiting within the Belgian GP, Vettel is obvious that issues are troublesome proper now and it’s getting laborious to maintain his head up.
“It is grown to my body so naturally it should be up, but maybe right now it is a little bit hanging to one side,” he stated after the Monza race.
“There are no shortcuts in life and we are in this position because we probably deserve to be. We are suffering, the whole team is suffering, and I am one part of the team.”
Ferrari had hoped for some improved fortunes in Italy, after struggles on the Belgian GP meant neither Vettel nor Leclerc might end within the factors.
The double Monza retirement couldn’t have come at a worse time, however Vettel is obvious that what Ferrari goes by way of proper now’s nothing to do with unhealthy luck.
“Everything happens for a reason, and we are slow for a reason,” he stated. “It is tough, and I am not the only one who is suffering.”
Vettel nonetheless sees some scope for Ferrari to show its state of affairs round earlier than the top of the season, even when he concedes that there isn’t any actual fast repair to its issues.
“It is very difficult for us at the moment for the whole team,” he stated. “But we are in that position and we need to try to do the best we can to have a worthy ending to the season.
“We nonetheless have plenty of races forward of us and nonetheless a number of stuff to choose up and perceive, so there’s loads of work. We need to be centered on that.
“If I could choose, I don’t want to be here. I want to be in the car on the track right now, and not at the back of the field. But sometimes you don’t get to choose and you have to deal with what you have. At the moment that is what it is, so we have to keep our heads up, even if it is difficult.”