Sebastian Vettel on Thursday admitted a dubious weather forecast for the Malaysian grand prix is making him excited, not nervous.
"Daniel (Ricciardo) showed in Melbourne that the car is fast on a wet track," the reigning world champion said at hot Sepang.
Recovering Red Bull, he suggested, needs some help from the skies to catch up with the new best team on the grid.
"Mercedes is still a step ahead," admitted the German.
What Vettel is not at all excited about, however, is the sound of the sport's new turbo V6 engines. He said sitting in a bar on a Saturday night is more noisy.
As for the new sound of F1, "It's shit," he told reporters in Malaysia.
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