“There was by no means a proposal”- Sebastian Vettel talks about his failed contract talks with Ferrari, which enforces his departure by 2021.
Lengthy earlier than the beginning of the 2020 season, Sebastian Vettel introduced his departure from Ferrari, a lot was speculated after the information got here out in public, however Vettel stored silence and for lengthy.
Nevertheless, forward of the beginning of the Austrian Grand Prix, the German driver for the primary time talked about his failed contract talks with the Italian outfit, which now propels his departure by the beginning of the subsequent season.
“There was no sticking level. It was clearly a shock to me once I bought the decision from Mattia when he instructed me that there was no additional intention from the staff to proceed. We by no means bought into any discussions, there was by no means a proposal on the desk and due to this fact, there was no sticking level.”
Vettel says he has not but had talks with some other staff a couple of potential seat for subsequent yr and says he can be ready to stroll away from F1 if he couldn’t discover an setting he was pleased with.
“In the intervening time I’m not likely having any [talks],” he defined. “Wanting ahead clearly I wish to ensure I make the precise choice for myself and my future.
“I feel I’ve a really aggressive nature. I’ve achieved rather a lot within the sport and I’m motivated and keen to attain extra. To take action, I feel, I want the precise bundle and the precise folks round me. In order that’s what I’m searching for in the intervening time.
“If the precise alternative ought to come up, then I feel it’s fairly clear. If that’s not the case, then I in all probability need to look out for one thing else.”
The above statements by Vettel make clear lots of doubts which had been happening for greater than a month. Carlos Sainz has been confirmed because the alternative for Vettel from subsequent summer season onwards.