Alternatively, Sergio Perez introduced on Wednesday that he can be leaving Racing Level on the finish of the present season, in spite of having a deal till 2022, opening up an area at the grid.
“I am extraordinarily proud to mention that I can develop into an Aston Martin driving force in 2021,” Vettel stated in a remark. “It is a new journey for me with a in reality mythical automotive corporate. I’ve been inspired with the consequences the group has accomplished this 12 months and I imagine the longer term appears to be like even brighter.
“The power and dedication of Lawrence [Stroll, Racing Point part-owner] to the game is inspiring and I imagine we will construct one thing very particular in combination.
“I nonetheless have such a lot love for Method 1 and my most effective motivation is to race on the entrance of the grid. To take action with Aston Martin will likely be an enormous privilege.”
Vettel gained 4 consecutive global titles with Pink Bull between 2010 and 2013, however his riding has been plagued through mistakes lately. In 2018, a number of errors in the second one part of the season noticed Vettel squander the championship lead and Ferrari’s probability of a primary global name since 2007.
Vettel is 13th within the drivers’ standings, having recorded simply 16 issues up to now this season, and sits 29 issues in the back of teammate Leclerc.
Alternatively, in relation to victories, Vettel is the 3rd maximum a hit within the game’s historical past, in the back of most effective Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton,
Racing Level stated the Vettel deal “is a transparent remark of the group’s ambition to ascertain itself as some of the aggressive names within the game.”
“Everyone at Silverstone is massively all in favour of this information,” Workforce Main Otmar Szafnauer stated in a remark. “Sebastian is a confirmed champion and brings a profitable mentality that fits our personal ambitions for the longer term as Aston Martin F1 Workforce.
“On a Saturday or Sunday afternoon, Sebastian is without doubt one of the perfect on this planet, and I will’t suppose of a higher driving force to assist take us into this new technology. He’s going to play an important function in taking this group to the following degree.”