Sebastian Vettel has decided on a new team! The Italian media report. He had agreed on a three-year contract with a racing team.
- Sebastian Vettel * will leave Ferrari * at the end of the season.
- According to the Italian media , he has now found a new team in Formula 1 * .
- Vettel should agree with Aston Martin * on a commitment in 2021 .
Rome - The bomb must have burst - Sebastian Vettel * has apparently found a team for the new season! According to the Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport , the Heppenheimer is in agreement with Aston Martin . The decision should have been made on the sidelines of the two Silverstone races . Aston Martin will become the Racing Point team for the 2021 season *inherit and return to Formula 1 after 51 years.
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel has probably found a new team - but the deal with Aston Martin is not yet fixed
According to the report, the Mexican Sergio Perez , who missed both races in England due to a corona infection , should make way for Vettel . Niko Hülkenberg will also replace the Mexican in the second race on Sunday . Vettel had exchanged ideas intensively with Racing Point boss Otmar Szafnauer in England and was even spotted in his Ferrari. At the F1 press conference on Thursday he evaded - without denying the rumors: “Yes, that is correct. But we only drove to the gas station. It's a nice car, he told me about it ”. Szafnauer had previously fueled speculation about a Vettel change. The former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger advises Vettel against an engagement with Aston Martin.
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel is said to be signing a 15 million contract with Aston Martin
The Gazzetta dello Sport wants to have already learned contract details: According to Vettel should sign a three-year contract and earn around 15 million per year . In addition, they want to engage Vettel as a brand ambassador - the German car market is extremely important for Aston Martin.
A video appeared on Twitter where Vettel claps his elbow with Racing Point boss Lawrence Stroll - in Ferrari gear:
Vettel a Racing Point
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff recently confirmed the talks between Vettel and Racing Point. Spicy: He is a shareholder in Aston Martin himself . “I know that there are negotiations between Sebastian and Racing Point. Replacing Pérez is not an easy decision, but Germany is the second most important market for Aston Martin. The agreement with Vettel would be excellent for them, "said Wolff. From a sporting point of view, things can only get better for the Ferrari driver. At Silverstone he experienced the next big disappointment.
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel before moving to Aston Martin - Mexicans want to prevent Perez from going out with money
According to information from the racing portal F1-Insider.com , the change is not yet fixed . The 33-year-old's salary is still being negotiated. Racing Point driver Sergio Perez doesn't want to be thrown out that easily - allegedly his sponsors and the Mexican telecommunications company " Telmex " are still fighting for his cockpit. With a lot of money, they want to keep Vettel away - whether that will succeed is questionable: Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll is himself a billionaire. (epp) * tz.de is part of the Ippen editorial network.
Ferrari now reacted to Vettel's false start and will provide the driver with a new car that will already be used in Spain.
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