Vettel, reviewing his qualifying session, said that the struggle of the Ferrari car on the Sochi circuit forced him to risk driving, which eventually led to his accident.
Vettel said: "At Turn 2, my car lost control. At Turn 4, my car lost control and could no longer catch up. I was struggling on the track, especially in the first. Stage. I obviously want to take more risks. I have lost control once at Turn 2 and again at Turn 4. Obviously unhappy. Compared to the morning practice session, I struggled a little bit in the afternoon."