Sebastian Vettel has clear intent to remain in F1 next year

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Sebastian Vettel has clear intent to remain in F1 next year
Sebastian Vettel has clear intent to remain in F1 next year

Sebastian Vettel, the 35-year-old four-times world champion, said on Thursday ahead of French GP that he wants to pursue his career in Formula One beyond 2022. Nonetheless, latest remarks from the German Formula One driver came forth amid growing speculation that Vettel might retire by end-2022.

In the matter of the fact, Vettel had joined Aston Martin from Ferrari back in the 2020 under a two-year contract, as the Ferrari F1 team looks to revive its former glory with young hearts like of Leclerc and Sainz.

Vettel says he wants to continue his career beyond 2022

On top of that, Vettel has been one of four world champions in Formula One at this standpoint alongside Hamilton, Alonso and Verstappen.

Vettel won four straight driver’s championship titles with Red Bull between 2010 and 2013, however, he had never won a race since 2019. In tandem, he had had a muggy start-off of the season, as the German has bagged up only 15 point coming into the halfway of the season and currently stood at fourteenth.

Meanwhile, speaking in an interview with a press agency, Vettel said ahead of French GP, “Obviously I've said that at some point we'll start to talk and I'm talking to the team. I think there is a clear intention to keep going and we'll see soon where we stand”.

Though, there have been rumours about McLaren’s Ricciardo as McLaren F1 team have reportedly approached Vettel with a contract offer. While asking over the speculations, Vettel said, “No. I know some people there but I think it's just rumours”

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