Sebastian Vettel not concerned with Fernando Alonso

Vettel focused on race
© PA Photos
Sebastian Vettel claims that he is focused on winning the United States Grand Prix and not on where his world championship rival Fernando Alonso finishes in the race.

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has insisted that he is not concerned with how Ferrari's Fernando Alonso does at the United States Grand Prix on Sunday.

The 25-year-old will start the race at the Circuit of the Americas in pole position, while his Spanish rival will be in eighth place.

"We know we are fighting for the championship," Vettel told reporters. "We know the situation well, people like you are so kind and remind us all the time.

"It doesn't really matter where he is going to be in the race; we have to focus on ourselves and get the best possible result.

"If you go around thinking about where the other car is you don't do your optimum and we want to be the optimum because that enlarges your chances of doing well tomorrow and winning the championship this year."

Vettel leads Alonso by 10 points in the world championship title race.

Share this article now:
Sebastian Vettel during the practice for the US Grand Prix on November 16, 2012
Read Next:
Live Commentary: US Grand Prix: Qualifying - as it happened
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand