after Vettel’s retirement, Aston Martin begins to look for his replacement for 2023 and there is already a candidate

The British team Aston Martin will begin looking for a replacement for the German driver Sebastian Vettel, who announced that he will leave the ac

British team will begin looking for replacement for the German driver Sebastian , who announced that he will leave the activity at the end the year, once the Hungarian Grand Prix takes place this weekend.

The director of the team, Mike Krack, said today at the Hungarian track that they intend that Vettel “is focused on the competition during the weekend and not speculate or talk about other names.”

However, Krack pointed out that they will begin to deal with the matter of his replacement starting next Monday. and the announcement of the name will be made once the team has a driver hired.

Mick Schumacher, one of the candidates to get on Vettel’s Aston Martin in . Photo: REUTERS / Christinne Muschi.

At the time of the speculations to know who will occupy the position of Vettel, the also German Mick Schumacher, of the American team Haas, is mentioned, since he has not yet renewed with his current team.

Vettel, four-time world champion, announced last Thursday that he will retire by not renewing his two-year contract that expires at the end of the current season because “in addition to racing, I have created a family, and I love being with them. I have other interests outside of Formula 1”.

The German has stood on the podium 122 times so far, achieving 53 victories, many of which helped him win four world titles (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013), all of them at the wheel of Red Bull, where he was from 2009 to 2014.

His last victory was at the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix with Ferrari, the team he defended between 2015 and 2020, and his last came at Aston Martin in 2021.

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