Sebastian Vettel is driving his last Formula 1 season

Sebastian Vettel is driving his last Formula 1 season

After 15 years, 289 races and four F1 World Champion titles, German motorsports racing driver Sebastian Vettel has announced that he is ending his career as a Formula 1 driver.

The news surprised many, especially his fans and fans of Formula 1. Vettel made his debut in Formula 1 in 2007, and was world champion four times with the Red Bull team from 2010 to 2013. In his career so far, he has driven for BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull, Ferrari and Aston Martin, and won 53 times. In the 2013 season, he achieved 13 victories, which is the Formula 1 record for the number of victories in one season. He is also the youngest Formula 1 champion in history at 23 years and 134 days.

On the list of the most successful Formula 1 drivers, Vettel is currently in fourth place. Only Juan Manuel Fangio (5), Michael Schumacher (7) and Lewis Hamilton (7) are ahead of him.

His decision to spend more time with his family is understandable, but it may have been taken too quickly, after all, Vettel is 35 years old. In his statement, Sebastian said: “I have had the honor of working with many fantastic people over 15 years in Formula 1, and the decision to end my career was a difficult one to make. I thought about it a lot but decided it was the right move. at the end of the year I will think about my future. It is clear to me that as a father I want to spend more time with my family,” said Vettel.

Source: Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team via Twitter