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

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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

"The mission is still there and the target is still there to achieve the mission - to win with Ferrari."

Sebastian Vettel spoke those words only nine months ago, during the aborted Australian Grand Prix weekend. At the time, just before the COVID-19 pandemic brought Formula 1 and the world to a standstill, it looked near certain that he would be re-signed to a fresh Ferrari deal and continue striving to achieve his dream: winning in red, just like his childhood hero, Michael Schumacher.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sebastian Vettel
Teams Ferrari
Author Alex Kalinauckas