Formulation 1 2021: Sebastian Vettel targets one other world title as Aston Martin unveil automotive in return to sport
‘I believe I’ve one other world championship in me… I’m not too outdated and I nonetheless have a very long time in me,’ mentioned new Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel, who spent six luckless campaigns with Ferrari.
London: Sebastian Vettel mentioned he believes he can win one other Formulation One world title as his new Aston Martin workforce unveiled their automotive on Wednesday forward of a return to the grid.
Vettel, a four-time world champion for Crimson Bull, endured a depressing finish to his six campaigns with Ferrari, ending thirteenth within the 2020 standings.
The 33-year-old German is able to transfer on to the subsequent chapter of his profession with Aston Martin — the historic British title returning to Formulation One for the primary time since 1960.
“It isn’t a secret that final yr I wasn’t at my happiest,” Vettel mentioned at Aston Martin’s launch, the place the rebranded Racing Level workforce revealed its British racing inexperienced livery.
“I do know it wasn’t to my requirements, that I used to be under myself, however I’m very a lot at peace with it. I believe I’ve one other world championship in me… I’m not too outdated and I nonetheless have a very long time in me.”
Vettel, whose profession tally of 53 grand prix wins has been surpassed solely by fellow a number of world champions Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton, was constructive about his transfer.
“Issues are totally different right here than Ferrari as a result of the workforce is rising,” he mentioned.
“It isn’t concerning the fancy appears and the flowery chairs within the workplace however the work executed behind the scenes and from what I’ve seen the individuals are very proficient.”
Group principal Otmar Szafnauer has cautioned that it will likely be three to 5 years earlier than Aston Martin are able to problem for world championships.
However Vettel mentioned a workforce backed by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, whose son Lance is Aston Martin’s different driver, could get there sooner after F1 chiefs launched price range caps to make sure better competitors.
“Formulation One is altering and perhaps you do not want these three to 5 years anymore,” Vettel mentioned.
“Possibly it would shrink and the hope is that everybody shall be nearer to the highest and never simply end on the rostrum as a result of the fellows on the entrance retired or crashed.”
The brand new Formulation One season begins in Bahrain on 28 March.
Subscribe to Moneycontrol Professional at ₹499 for the primary yr. Use code PRO499. Restricted interval supply. *T&C apply
#Formulation #Sebastian #Vettel #targets #world #title #Aston #Martin #unveil #automotive #return #sport