Formula One needed Sebastian Vettel to keep and Racing Point, who develop into Aston Martin F1 subsequent season, made a good move in signing him, in accordance to six instances international champion Lewis Hamilton.
The 35-year-old Briton stated on the Tuscan Grand Prix on Thursday that Vettel’s transfer from Ferrari to the Silverstone-based crew, introduced previous, used to be thrilling for the game.
“It’s quite a big shift from Ferrari to an up-and-coming team,” Hamilton informed Sky Sports tv on the Mugello circuit.
“But I think Formula One really needs to keep the great driver that he is in the sport so I’m really happy that he’s continuing and not stopping.
“I’m just really happy for him because it’s not been the easiest of journeys at Ferrari, and I think he’ll learn so much from there.”
Racing Point have stated 4 instances international champion Vettel will pressure for them in 2021 and past, changing Mexican Sergio Perez.
Vettel, 33, informed newshounds he had come shut to retiring ahead of signing the deal.
His staying method the game can have 3 a couple of international champions nonetheless racing, with Spain’s double champion Fernando Alonso returning after two seasons out to pressure for Renault, who will probably be renamed Alpine F1.
“I think it’s one of the smartest moves that Aston Martin could do and I’m excited to see what he contributes and how he helps progress that team forward,” stated Hamilton.
The Briton, who leads crew mate Valtteri Bottas within the championship by means of 47 issues after 8 races, stated enjoy counted for lots.