F1 World Reaction to Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari Exit Announcement

Following Sebastian Vettel’s shock announcement that he is parting company with Ferrari at end of season, we take a look at how the Formula One world is reacting to this shock development. 

In his press statement, Vettel stated that he believes “… that there is no longer a common desire to stay together…” with Ferrari, who described the split as “a common and amicable belief that the time had come to go our separate ways…”

This announcement has thrown the F1 world into shock, with Racing Point quickly putting a satirical spin on things. so do as they say and ‘grabs popcorn’ for what promises to be an entertaining read.

Vettel’s current teammate, Charles Leclerc meanwhile paid tribute to the four-time world champion, describing it as a ‘great honour’ to have partnered the German at Ferrari.

Ex driver and now Sky Sports F1 commentator – Martin Brundle meanwhile reckons that Vettel is in talks with another team, whilst believing that the German’s decision stems from various incidents throughout last season.

Brundle’s co-commentaor, David Croft meanwhile is tipping Vettel for the retirement door.

Ex HRT and Lotus driver, Karun Chandhok instead offered an alternative view on Vettel’s  announcement, pointing out the impact that this could have on Lewis Hamilton’s contract negotiations with Mercedes.

F1TV host, Will Buxton elsewhere seems to be already missing preparation for Monaco, as he bemoaned what could of been a hectic media day next Wednesday ahead of the Monaco GP weekend if it hadn’t been cancelled.

Autosport journalist, Luke Smith meanwhile pondered whether Vettel’s former Red Bull teammate – Mark Webber could of unwittingly predicted this scenario by pointing out two unwittingly cryptic comments from 2014.

Now, we want to know where you think Vettel will be come come 2021 in a special poll, which can be found below.

Where will Sebastian Vettel be come 2021

  • Retirement (69%, 9 Votes)
  • McLaren (23%, 3 Votes)
  • Formula E (8%, 1 Votes)
  • Mercedes (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

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