Sebastian Vettel’s future was the topic of intense hypothesis once more on Thursday after it was reported he has been provided a contract by Aston Martin for 2021.
The four-time world champion has been instructed his companies is not going to be required by Ferrari after this yr and has admitted he’s in talks with different groups.
German tabloid Bild reported that Vettel is being lined up to substitute Sergio Perez at Racing Point, when the group is re-branded as Aston Martin.
Racing Point have made a really sturdy begin to the delayed 2020 season utilizing their “pink Mercedes” vehicles which can be at present topic to a protest from Renault.
Racing Point group boss Otmar Szafnauer stated each of the group’s drivers – Mexican Perez and Canadian Lance Stroll, whose billionaire father Lawrence is the group proprietor – are below contract.
During interviews following final weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix, he stated: “I do know that folks like to assume ‘here is a group on the rise and Sebastian would not have a drive so…,’ and so they put two and two collectively.”
Perez has two years to run on his contract whereas Stroll is believed to have a long-term deal in place.
Vettel stated in Austria that he was impressed with the group and knew many members of workers from his earlier profession.
After being ousted at Ferrari, he has been left with few choices for 2021 and plenty of observers have instructed he’s most certainly to take a sabbatical.