Sebastian Vettel
Germany
Driver

Sebastian Vettel

1987-07-03 (age 34)
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Marko: 'Insecurity' from Hockenheim 2018 behind Vettel struggles

Sebastian Vettel's failure to deliver on his targets at the Ferrari Formula 1 team was triggered by 'insecurity 'resulting from his 2018 German Grand Prix crash, according to Helmut Marko

Vettel: Mick Schumacher needs to "find his own path" in F1

Sebastian Vettel says he is happy to help compatriot Mick Schumacher in his Formula 1 rookie season in 2021, but believes the Haas rookie has to "find his own path"

How Vettel's Ferrari mission ended on a sour note Plus

How Vettel's Ferrari mission ended on a sour note

Sebastian Vettel's 2020 began with expectation of a new Ferrari F1 deal but ended with his exit from the Scuderia after a six-year spell. Here's the story of his final season - a painful campaign alongside Charles Leclerc, who made the best of a disappointing car

Red Bull says Hulkenberg, Vettel never serious options for '21 F1 seat

Red Bull says neither Sebastian Vettel nor Nico Hulkenberg were ever seriously considered for a 2021 Formula 1 race seat with the team

Vettel calls Leclerc "the most talented" F1 driver he's seen

Sebastian Vettel has told Charles Leclerc he thinks he is "the most talented driver" he has seen since he started racing in Formula 1

Vettel explains Ferrari farewell song in Abu Dhabi GP

Sebastian Vettel has explained why he burst in to song for his Ferrari Formula 1 team after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Vettel's final Ferrari race at F1's Abu Dhabi GP "an emotional day"

Sebastian Vettel says his final Formula 1 outing for Ferrari formed an "emotional day", as the four-time world champion finished 14th in the 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Leclerc explains Vettel Abu Dhabi GP helmet tribute gesture

Charles Leclerc says he is running a special Abu Dhabi Grand Prix helmet livery dedicated to departing Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate Sebastian Vettel to show respect for "a great guy"

Vettel admits to 'failure' in world championship goal with Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel admitted that he had "failed" in his mission to win a Formula 1 world championship with Ferrari, ahead of his final race with the team in Abu Dhabi

What is F1's young driver test and who is taking part? Vettel, Alonso & more

Formula 1's post-season young driver test has become a controversy after the FIA ruled out any further exemptions on who could be involved. Here's who can and can't take part

Vettel questions excessive Grosjean crash replays: ‘We’re human beings’

Sebastian Vettel has questioned Formula 1's decision to keep replaying footage of Romain Grosjean's Bahrain Grand Prix crash, saying drivers are "human beings" and "not objects"

Vettel critical of F1 barriers in Grosjean's Bahrain crash

Sebastian Vettel has questioned the failure of the barriers during Romain Grosjean's crash at the start of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of a full investigation

Vettel: Ferrari F1 team must be "sly as a fox" to score points in Bahrain GP

Sebastian Vettel feels Ferrari needs to be "sly as a fox" with its Formula 1 tyre strategy to score points in Bahrain after failing to reach Q3

Vettel: I hope we don't see these 2021 Pirelli F1 tyres again

Sebastian Vettel hopes Formula 1 abandons any plans to run the new tyres that were tested in Bahrain on Friday for next season, after expressing his unhappiness about them

Sainz set to test 2018 F1 car but Ricciardo, Vettel will have to wait

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto has confirmed that the team plans to give new driver Carlos Sainz Jr some mileage in a 2018 car early next year

Vettel: Leclerc shouldn't worry about "irrelevant" Turkish GP podium miss

Sebastian Vettel plans to tell Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc that he should not beat himself up over missing out on "irrelevant" Formula 1 results like at the Turkish Grand Prix

Vettel's Turkish GP podium "very important", says Binotto

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto says Sebastian Vettel's podium in the Turkish Grand Prix was "very important" for the German after a difficult season

Masi responds to Vettel's "embarrassing" remarks on F1 safety car rules

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has responded to Sebastian Vettel's criticism of the "embarrassing" safety car restart rules, saying his suggestion was previously rejected by teams

Vettel: "Special" Hamilton is the greatest of the current F1 era

Sebastian Vettel has revealed that he told Lewis Hamilton just how "special" it was to witness Formula 1 history being made at the Turkish Grand Prix

Vettel: "Zero tolerance" for FIA's crane oversight in Turkey qualifying

Sebastian Vettel says he has "zero tolerance" for the mistake the FIA made in starting Formula 1 qualifying in Turkey with a crane still on the track

Vettel: Switch to slicks could have given Ferrari chance to win

Sebastian Vettel believes a late switch to dry tyres could have given Ferrari a chance to win the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix, but was "very happy" with a podium

F1 safety car unlapping requirement is "embarrassing" - Vettel

Sebastian Vettel says it's "embarrassing" that lapped Formula 1 drivers have to physically unlap themselves under the safety car - but the FIA insists the procedure is necessary

Why Vettel's next move can define his F1 legacy Plus

Why Vettel's next move can define his F1 legacy

Sebastian Vettel looked short of options to remain in F1 for 2021 after being ditched by Ferrari. But having taken a leap of faith with Aston Martin, LUKE SMITH asks if Vettel can rediscover his best form and take F1's midfield minnow to the next level

Ricciardo eager for F1 helmet swap with former Red Bull team-mate Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo says he is eager to complete a helmet swap with former Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel before the German eventually leaves Formula 1

Ferrari: No big differences between Vettel and Leclerc's F1 data

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says there are "no big differences" in the data from Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc's cars to explain their gap in performance

Binotto mentally rehearsed Vettel Ferrari F1 future phone call three times

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto has revealed that he had to mentally rehearse three times his phone call to inform Sebastian Vettel he wasn't being retained for 2021

Analysis: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel in F1 doesn't make any sense

After Ferrari dismissed the grumbling around unequal machinery between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel, JONATHAN NOBLE looks into why this conspiracy makes no sense for the Italian manufacturer

Vettel trusts Ferrari giving him same F1 car as Leclerc

Sebastian Vettel trusts Ferrari is giving him the same specification of car as Charles Leclerc amid his ongoing struggles up against his Formula 1 team-mate

Ferrari dismisses talk of Leclerc and Vettel F1 cars not being identical

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto has rubbished any talk that Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are not getting equal machinery

Vettel: Leclerc "different class" in F1 Portuguese GP qualifying for Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc is simply in a "different class", after another frustrating qualifying result at the Portuguese Grand Prix

Vettel wants to end difficult Ferrari F1 swansong season with "dignity"

Sebastian Vettel wants to end his time with Ferrari in Formula 1 with "dignity", conceding his final season with the Italian team has "not been the easiest"

Vettel: Schumacher still best-ever F1 driver despite Hamilton's records

Sebastian Vettel says his 'hero' Michael Schumacher remains the best racing driver he has ever seen, despite Lewis Hamilton equalling his all-time Formula 1 win record

Vettel: I took too much risk in "not good" F1 Eifel GP

Sebastian Vettel admitted he took 'too much risk' trying to climb through the field at Formula 1's Eifel Grand Prix, spinning early on while trying to pass Antonio Giovinazzi

Vettel acquires shares in Aston Martin ahead of 2021 F1 move

Sebastian Vettel has acquired a shareholding in Aston Martin ahead of his move to the marque's Formula 1 team in 2021

Vettel: 'Some fights I shouldn't have picked' in failed Ferrari spell

Sebastian Vettel admits he has failed by not winning a Formula 1 world championship for Ferrari and says there were "fights that maybe I shouldn't have picked" behind the scenes

Racing Point: Vettel can rediscover his F1 mojo with Aston Martin in 2021

Racing Point technical director Andrew Green says that Sebastian Vettel has lost his mojo in Formula 1, and the team can help him recover it when it becomes Aston Martin

Vettel open to idea of racing spec-cars against F1 rivals

Sebastian Vettel would relish the opportunity to race his Formula 1 rivals in a saloon car race, but fears the times of drivers trying out different cars are "gone"

Racing Point: Vettel can rediscover his mojo with Aston Martin in 2021

Racing Point Formula 1 technical director Andrew Green believes the future Aston Martin team can help Sebastian Vettel find his "sweet spot" again having "lost his mojo a little bit"

Vettel: "Mixed emotions" about Hamilton taking Schumacher's win record

Sebastian Vettel feels "mixed emotions" about the prospect of Lewis Hamilton breaking Michael Schumacher's Formula 1 win record, but says the Mercedes driver "deserves all the success" he enjoys

Will signing Vettel save Aston Martin? Plus

Will signing Vettel save Aston Martin?

Racing Point's decision to hire Sebastian Vettel for the start of its new era as Aston Martin is intriguing. Lawrence Stroll's team opted to cut the emotional ties to Sergio Perez to sign a multiple champion, as the next step of a wider long-term strategy

Vettel tried to buy "way too expensive" Ferrari F2004 F1 car

Sebastian Vettel has revealed that the Ferrari F2004 is his favourite Formula 1 car - but when he tried to buy one for his collection it was "way too expensive"

Vettel: F1's reversed grid plan is "completely wrong"

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel says the idea of introducing reversed grids to the series is "completely wrong"

Wolff: Vettel's F1 knowledge will raise Aston Martin's level

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says that Sebastian Vettel's knowledge will help to raise the level of the Aston Martin team in 2021

Racing Point: Perez was "kept aware" of team's talks with Vettel

Sergio Perez was "kept aware" of Racing Point's talks with Sebastian Vettel over a Formula 1 drive for 2021 before the team decided to replace him, according to Otmar Szafnauer

Vettel: No regrets over my time with Ferrari in F1

Sebastian Vettel says he has no regrets over the time he has spent with Ferrari in Formula 1 despite failing to win a world championship with the Scuderia

Rossi: Vettel/Ferrari F1 relationship souring a "great shame"

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi says the relationship between Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari in Formula 1 breaking down is "a great shame", as the German heads for Aston Martin in 2021

Hamilton: Vettel's F1 Aston Martin move "ideal direction"

Lewis Hamilton believes Sebastian Vettel joining Aston Martin for the 2021 Formula 1 season is the "ideal direction" for his rival, who he feels can push the team's performance forwards

Why Aston Martin is the perfect next step for Sebastian Vettel Plus

Why Aston Martin is the perfect next step for Sebastian Vettel

After heavy speculation linked Sebastian Vettel with a move to Aston Martin for 2021, the four-time champion has now signed a deal with the team. With a tantalising project ahead, Vettel has the perfect arena to build a team around him

Vettel came "close" to retiring from F1 before signing for Aston Martin

Sebastian Vettel says he came 'close' to retiring from Formula 1, before being won over by the potential he sees to race for Aston Martin

Vettel congratulated Gasly on joining 'Toro Rosso F1 winners' club'

AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly says Sebastian Vettel phoned to congratulate him after his Monza Formula 1 win for joining a "winners' club" for the team formerly called Toro Rosso

Vettel confirmed at Aston Martin for 2021 F1 season

Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as a driver for the rebranded Aston Martin team for the 2021 Formula 1 season

Vettel: No shortcuts to stop Ferrari's F1 "suffering"

Sebastian Vettel says there are no shortcuts out of Ferrari's "suffering" right now, as the team digests the fallout from a disappointing Italian Grand Prix

Vettel: No fans at Monza a good thing after Ferrari double DNF in Italian GP

Sebastian Vettel says he is glad that there were no fans at Monza this year after Ferrari endured another nightmare showing at the Italian Grand Prix

Vettel: "Difficult" Ferrari F1 car is a "handful" to drive at Monza

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have labelled their Ferrari as "difficult" and "a handful" to drive, as they brace themselves for a tough Italian Grand Prix

Vettel: F1 has "huge mountain to climb" to still exist in 10 years' time

Sebastian Vettel believes Formula 1 has a "huge mountain to climb" to still exist in 10 years' time, as he says it needs more than planned rule changes to thrive

Vettel "focused on F1", not considering alternatives for future

Sebastian Vettel says he remains "focused on Formula 1" as he considers his next move upon leaving Ferrari, and is yet to consider any alternative series or championships

Vettel: Ferrari's double Q2 exit at F1 Belgian GP "not a surprise"

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's double Q2 elimination in Formula 1 qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix was "not a surprise" given its ongoing struggles

Horner: We're not seeing the "real" Vettel in F1 2020

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner has defended Sebastian Vettel after his difficult start to the 2020 season and doesn't think we've seen the "real" four-time world champion

Vettel has no intention of getting an F1 manager

Sebastian Vettel has no intention of hiring a manager, despite the uncertainty surrounding his Formula 1 future

Vettel denies frustration over Ferrari F1 struggles in 2020

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says he feels no frustration despite making his worst start to a Formula 1 season in 12 years, but has previously "been in a happier place"