Alonso v Vettel: A great F1 duel to be recreated in 2021

Ten years ago, one of the biggest rivalries in Formula 1 was Fernando Alonso vs Sebastian Vettel. Ben Edwards looks forward to it happening all over again at the head of the midfield in 2021. Two out of three ain’t bad, as Meat Loaf crooned in the 1970s, but the

Aston Martin: Vettel can help bring out the best in Stroll

Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer says four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel will “bring out the best” in his teammate Lance Stroll. Vettel joins the former Racing Point outfit this year after his Ferrari contract was not extended beyond 2020. The German had a tough time against Charles

Was Sebastian Vettel on the button with 'stay relevant' views?

Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 needs to stay relevant – and Planet F1 readers have also been airing their views on what the sport’s future holds. Are politics playing too much of a part and is F1 getting its environmental message right? Vettel’s comments provoked plenty of reaction. Also, did

Sebastian Vettel omits Mattia Binotto from his Ferrari favourites

Sebastian Vettel has given a special mention to Maurizio Arrivabene among the most influential people during his Ferrari career. The German driver is moving on from the Scuderia after a six-year spell, during which he recorded 14 race victories but no more World Championships to add to the four he

Sebastian Vettel 'pulled Ferrari together' in 2020 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Despite knowing he would leave Ferrari at the end of 2020, Sebastian Vettel pulled the team together says sporting director Laurent Mekies. As the 2020 season entered its closing stages a brief glimmer of hope appeared for Ferrari that they could walk away from a frustrating campaign with P3 in

F1: Sebastian Vettel explains Ferrari farewell song

Sebastian Vettel has explained why he burst in to song for his Ferrari Formula 1 team after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Despite a disappointing run to 14th on a weekend where Ferrari did not have much pace, Vettel was determined to do something special in his final outing for

Sebastian Vettel: F1 success dependent on the car | F1 News by PlanetF1

Conceding that Mercedes will be the “big favourite” next season, Sebastian Vettel says his own chances of success will depend on the car Aston Martin hand him. After six seasons with Ferrari, which included two runner-up results in the championship, Vettel is swapping in the off-season. The 33-year-old is moving

Vettel fumes over Leclerc's Turn 1 dive | F1 News by PlanetF1

If the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix wasn’t dramatic enough, there was another incident involving Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc. The Ferrari duo have had more of their fair share of on-track incidents since the two became team-mates at the start of the 2019 season and the latest episode

Sebastian Vettel never wants to see 2021 tyres again | F1 News by PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel hopes Pirelli’s prototype 2021 tyres made their one and only appearance at the Bahrain GP. Pirelli continued their blind tests on their 2021 rubber by asking teams to run the revised prototypes alongside their regular programmes during FP1 and FP2 at the Bahrain International Circuit. But come Friday

Sebastian Vettel: Pandemic could still disrupt 2021 calendar

Sebastian Vettel thinks the opening part of the 2021 F1 schedule could still be impacted by the global health pandemic. In March this year, the season-opening Australian Grand Prix was cancelled on the Friday morning before FP1 after a McLaren team member had tested positive for COVID-19 the previous evening.