TV expert Sebastian Vettel?  The Aston Martin driver reveals his plans after retiring from Formula 1.
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Of: Christopher Klaucke

Sebastian Vettel’s end of career in Formula 1 is inevitably approaching. However, the Aston Martin driver cannot imagine working as a TV expert.

miami- Sebastian Vettel is a sympathizer of the formula 1. The Heppenheimer has been holding up the German flag in Formula 1 for 15 years. The four-time world champion was not quite able to follow in the footsteps of racing legend Michael Schumacher. Nevertheless: Vettel convinces with his open nature and funny sayings, which goes down well with the fans.

Recently, however, rumors have Vettel could soon hang up the racing helmet. The 34-year-old is no longer the youngest, at Aston-Martin things don’t go according to plan in the second year either, his contract is expiring. The end of the career of Germany’s flagship driver would certainly hurt the fans. But how would Vettel continue after his Formula 1 career? One option seems to be off the table.

Sebastian Vettel
Born: July 3, 1987 in Heppenheim
Racing team: Aston Martin
Contract until: end of 2022
Greatest achievements: 4 x Formula 1 World Champion (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Sebastian Vettel: TV expert after Formula 1 career?

“I’m not going to be a TV expert. No, no,” said Vettel before the new Grand Prix in Miami this Sunday of the French news agency AFP. Pity! The spectators in front of the screens would have been happy about the expertise of the ex-world champion. However, the same motto applies in Formula 1 as in football: never say never!

It has long been a tradition on German TV for deserving ex-pilots to share their knowledge as experts. Ex-world champion Nico Rosberg or Nico Hülkenberg have already worked for RTL in the past, and Sky are also this season Ralph Schumacher and Timo Glock available as co-commentators. Sebastian Vettel would probably fit seamlessly into this squad and could also provide impetus in this profession.

Formula 1: Vettel wants to stay in racing after the end of his career

Whatever Vettel decides, the fans can rest easy: the Hessian can’t keep his hands off motorsport entirely. “It’s what I love, so you never know,” said Vettel, who is probably looking for a break after retiring. “I may stay in racing, but maybe not right away.”

Vettel is still full of juice and wants to show what he’s made of. Unfortunately, there is not much in his car at the moment, Aston Martin is at the end of the list Constructor Score – only Williams collected fewer points this Formula 1 season. When it comes to Vettel, not a permanent state. “When I started I didn’t mind finishing outside the top 10,” he said, but today “it’s not what I’m here for. I want to win.”

TV expert Sebastian Vettel? The Aston Martin driver reveals his plans after retiring from Formula 1. © Sam Bloxham / Imago

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel believes in his own strength

In the last race there was at least something like a glimmer of hope. Vettel came back from a crazy Grand Prix at Imola with a strong eighth place. He had missed the first two races with a corona infection, followed by the crash in Australia. There is currently nothing more to get out of the Aston Martin, but that is due to the car and not to the driver himself.

“I don’t have the feeling that I’m not driving as well as I used to,” said Vettel. “I have developed a lot. And my experience helps me not to stress about certain things. ”After a career in Formula 1 is about to end that doesn’t sound like it, so the TV expert Vettel will not exist in the next few years either way. At Aston Martin, however, one could change Initiate driver rotation with Fernando Alonso. (ck)

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