Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel: Four-time world champion to retire from Formula 1 at end of 2022 season

July 29 2022 , 10:22 am

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of this season. The 35-year-old said the decision had been “difficult” and that he had “spent a lot of time thinking about it”. The German said he would “take more time to reflect on what I will focus on next” at […]

Sebastian Vettel a doubt for Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as he awaits negative COVID test.

March 24 2022 , 8:10 pm

Nico Hulkenberg in line to replace Sebastian Vettel for Aston Martin again as the four-time world champion continues his wait for a negative Covid test; watch Saudi Arabian Grand Prix live only on Sky Sports F1 this weekend . ebastian Vettel is still waiting to return a negative Covid-19 test and so cannot yet travel […]

Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team announces 2022 driver line-up

September 16 2021 , 8:44 pm

Both Lance and Sebastian have become an integral part of the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team. We look forward to the new era of Formula One, led by our two drivers. Lance Stroll, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team Driver “Next season I will be embarking on my sixth year in Formula One, alongside […]

Ferrari sign Sainz & Ricciardo goes to McLaren for 2021 Formula 1 season

May 14 2020 , 9:52 am

Daniel Ricciardo is to race for McLaren in 2021, taking the seat of Carlos Sainz, who will move to Ferrari. The double switch was announced by both teams on Thursday morning in a choreographed series of news releases. Ricciardo will partner Briton Lando Norris, while Sainz is to replace four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel at […]

Sebastian Vettel leaves Ferrari end of the season

May 13 2020 , 9:34 am

When Sebastian Vettel signed to replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari at the end of 2014, his dream was to emulate his childhood hero Michael Schumacher and win the world championship with the Italian team. Instead, his time at Maranello has ended in frustration, unfulfilled. Fourteen wins, yes, but team and driver have fallen short of […]

Ferrari Fuel Cheating Scandal

March 4 2020 , 11:51 pm

Seven Formula One teams have threatened to take Ferrari and the governing body, the FIA, to court for hushing up a potentially illegal Ferrari engine – in the sport’s biggest ‘cheating’ accusation in a decade. In an unprecedented public affront to the FIA’s authority, all the non-Ferrari supplied competitors, including Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team, Red […]

Ferrari penalty challenge rejected

June 23 2019 , 2:22 am

Ferrari’s attempt to overturn the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by Formula 1 officials. The team met with race stewards at the French Grand Prix on Friday to argue for a right to review the incident. But stewards found that Ferrari had presented “no significant and […]

Sebastian Vettel pips Lewis Hamilton to Canadian Grand Prix pole position

June 9 2019 , 10:56 pm

Sebastian Vettel snatched pole position off Lewis Hamilton in a thrilling Canadian GP qualifying, delivering a much-needed result for Ferrari. Vettel beat Hamilton by two tenths of a second with his final lap to secure his first pole since last year’s German GP, and Ferrari’s second of the season. Charles Leclerc was third but more […]

Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes’ success is boring

April 30 2019 , 12:28 am

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes consistent success in Formula 1 is “boring”. The world champions have taken one-two finishes in the first four races of 2019 – after winning the past five drivers’ and constructors’ titles. “Boring, isn’t it?” Vettel said. “So boring. It’s not just four races. It has been four years, more or […]

Lewis Hamilton on pole in Brazil

November 11 2018 , 12:35 pm

Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to Brazilian GP pole position in a head-to-head duel in a qualifying session both drivers were involved in controversial incidents. Vettel was placed under investigation by the stewards for a bizarre incident in Q2 when he was accused of ignoring instructions at the weighbridge and breaking the scales that weigh the cars. […]