The last weeks of Formula 1, prior to the vacation break, were revolutionized by the confirmation of Sebastian Vettel announcing his retirement fr
The last weeks of Formula 1, prior to the vacation break, were revolutionized by the confirmation of Sebastian Vettel announcing his retirement from official competition. After a decade and a half in the elite of the sport, the German decided not to run anymore. It should be noted that this happened as he was the youngest driver to become four-time world champion and that he raised the most money in all of history.
When no one imagined it, the Aston Martin representative admitted that he was stepping aside since his “goals have gone from winning races and fighting for championships to seeing my children grow up, transmitting my values to them, helping them when they fall, listening to them when they need me”. Like all athletes, Sebastian Vettel put family first. This is because the pilots, spending almost every week from one country to another, share little time with their children.
Vettel won the world championship four times between 2010 and 2013
In this way, the German went through four different teams where he raised several million dollars. Therefore, the bank’s figures began to grow exponentially since 2007 when it signed a contract with BMW Sauberand they will not stop growing until December of this year when their name no longer appears linked to any team.
In this way, after 15 years of experience, he is the youngest driver to achieve a four-time championship, he is on the podium together with Alan Prots with more world championships won behind Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher, with 7, and Juan Manuel Fangio, with 5. Therefore, the banking numbers never stopped to the point that they deposit you at the top of the table throughout history.
Vettel went through five teams: BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull, Ferrari and Aston Martin
The fortune of the German
During his time at Red Bull, Sebastian Vettel he won four consecutive titles and three runner-up finishes in 2009, 2017 and 2018, the latter with Ferrari. Therefore, according to Forbes Magazine, He is the driver who obtained the most benefits for his teams throughout history with a total of 455 million euros and is above the British, but they share the record of being the pilots with the longest trajectories. Likewise, with his four-time championship, he exceeds what Hamilton won by several million, since he retires with a figure that exceeds 511 million dollars.