4-time F1 world champion Vettel has teamed up with Aston Martin, because the British automotive maker returns to the racetrack for the primary time since 1960.
“It is undoubtedly thrilling to be in a special colour and a special atmosphere and get to drive a special automotive,” he stated. “That’s nonetheless excellent.”
As the brand new automotive was wheeled into the revealing ceremony this week, Aston Martin additionally rolled out the massive names to have a good time the announcement.
The brand new group, which incorporates 22-year-old Lance Stroll — son of billionaire proprietor Lawrence Stroll, additionally obtained effectively needs from the seven-time NFL Tremendous Bowl successful Brady.
No have to show something
Following six years at Ferrari with out including to his 5 F1 championship wins, Vettel is “fired up” and “eager to overdeliver” however says he would not have to show something to anybody aside from himself.
“To me, sure, I all the time have [to deliver] each time I step within the automotive,” the 33-year-old stated. “However I do not really feel I have to show something for different folks.
“That is by no means actually kicked my motivation, it is solely about myself.”
In his last yr with the well-known Italian racing group, Vettel struggled for velocity in a below-par automotive, ending on the rostrum simply as soon as all season, ultimately ending thirteenth on this planet championship standings.
After a tough yr world wide, and an upended schedule for sports activities stars, Vettel is seeking to the potential of racing with a brand new group, earlier than hopefully a return of spectators.
“It was a troublesome season for a lot of causes,” he stated. “So, yeah, I am trying ahead to getting along with the group, getting on the monitor, and proving to ourselves what we predict we’re able to.
“Hopefully within the not too distant future, we will have followers again on the monitor and placed on a very good present.”