Vettel retires from Formula 1 with a big favor to Aston Martin

At 35, Sebastian Vettel h

At 35, Sebastian Vettel has decided to end his career as a Formula 1 driver. The current Aston Martin driver has put an end to this stage of his life to spend more time with his family. The four-time world champion with Red Bull between 2010 and 2013 has given one last lap with his track mates before the start of the Abu Dhabi race where he has received a tribute act with the message of “Thanks Seb” on their t-shirts.

Sebastian Vettel will no longer be in the 2023 season in Formula 1 and he has done it by doing Aston Martin the best possible favor, since the British have signed Fernando Alonso. The substitute for the German driver in the British team will be none other than the two-time Asturian champion. The green brand has bet on the experience of the Spanish pilot to replace another of the most experienced men on the grid with the intention of lifting the title next year.

Sebastian Vettel debuted in Formula 1 with BMW Sauber at the Turkish GP in 2006 and he surprised everyone by setting the best time in the second practice session, a week later at the Italian GP, ​​he again amazed the entire grid by setting the best times during the two sessions, but it was not until 2007, when he had to replace to Robert Kubica due to the big accident he suffered at the Canadian GP, ​​when got his first pointsfinishing eighth and becoming the youngest driver to win a point at 19 years and 346, surpassing Jenson Button.

In 2008, Sebastian Vettel became a Toro Rosso driver, with permission from BMW Sauber, and in 2009 he would sign for Red Bull, where he would build all his legend. Despite having had a good first year, the Austrian brand trusted him and he paid it back in the form of world titles. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, all of them consecutively and without opposition. The German driver had no rival on the track and, after a bad year in 2014, he decided to embark on a new stage at Ferrari, where he was close to winning the championship in 2015.

He was there at Ferrari from 2015 to 2020 and in 2021 he decided to change teams and sign for Aston Martin. After two years at the helm of the British team and 53 victories, 57 and 122 podiums, Sebastian Vettel has decided to say goodbye to Formula 1, but not before looking for a guaranteed replacement for his team, Fernando Alonso.