The team Aston Martin de F1 confirmed this Thursday that the German Sebastian Vettel and the Canadian Lance stroll they will continue to be its pilots for the 2022 season of the highest category.
The continuity of Vettel came to be questioned to the point of transcending that he was meditating on the possibility of retiring at the end of the year. However, the parties reached an agreement and decided to extend the bond that united them this year.
“Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team's first season got off to a disappointing start due to regulatory changes over the winter that put both teams whose cars use a low-rake aerodynamic philosophy at a disadvantage. But we have made good progress in the last few months, and both Lance and Sebastian have had excellent performances. They have had more than their share of bad luck, but in 2022 we are delighted to continue with such an excellent combination of young talent and experience ”, said Lawrence stroll, executive president of the team.
“I really want to compete with the new generation of Formula 1 cars. Their appearance is very different and the new technical regulations should give us cars that can compete much more closely. I believe in the strength of our growing team and I am already looking forward to 2022 ”, Vettel explained.
While his teammate pointed out: “We have not achieved what we set out to do this year, but that has only amplified our hunger and our desire for success for next season. Now, with the prestige and support of Aston Martin, and the brilliant new sponsors that such a prestigious brand has attracted, we are well positioned to improve our performance in 2022. ”
Confirmed the continuity of Vettel the only unknowns that remain to be known is who will be the Finn's partner Valtteri Bottas en Alfa Romeo y if Haas decide to keep the russian Nikita mazepin and the German Mick Schumacher despite the tense relationship they maintain.