Mika Hakkinen on Sebastian Vettel: a difficult moment / Formula 1

During the Hungarian GP weekend, four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel introduced that the Grand Prix will finish on the finish of 2022. Here’s what Mika Hekkinen has to say about it.


Sebastian Vettel has confirmed on the Hungaroring that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 20, 2022 will likely be his final race within the Formula 1 World Championship, as Heppenheimer ends his outstanding profession. Shortly after, Aston Martin introduced: One star goes, one other comes, Vettel will likely be changed by Fernando Alonso.

Mika Hekkinen has additionally adopted the newest developments, with the 53-year-old Finn, 1998 and 1999 Formula 1 champion, saying of the choices of the 2 remaining world champions: “It’s a huge factor for Sebastian and Fernando.”

“Vettel is a nice ambassador for his sport and I can see how fashionable he’s with the followers. His 4 consecutive titles with Red Bull Racing had been superb and it did not take a lot for him to win the world championship with Ferrari as effectively. People are fast to overlook that he’s the one driver to threaten Lewis Hamilton’s dominance in 2017 and 2018.”

Hekkinen, a 20-time GP winner, continued: “It is difficult for an athlete to decide on the fitting time to retire. But each athlete is aware of that if, for varied causes, he’s not in a position or keen to offer one hundred pc efficiency, he should cease. Formula 1 requires whole sacrifice and Sebastian did not need to do this anymore.”

“I believe a lot of individuals had been a bit shocked by Fernando Alonso’s transfer to Aston Martin. For me, the Spaniard’s fireplace is obvious and he had a nice race with the Alps. Ultimately, it made potential Esteban Ocon’s sensational victory in Hungary in 2021. Aston Martin can solely make the most of its huge expertise and tireless loyalty, in addition to nice public consideration. It’s a very thrilling change for me.”

Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:39:36.533 hrs.
02. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +7.834 s
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +12.337
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +14,579
05. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +15,688
06. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +16,047
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +1:18.300 min
08. Fernando Alonso (E), Alpi, +1 lap
09. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +1 lap
10. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, +1 lap
11. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, +1 lap
12. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, +1 lap
13. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +1 lap
15. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, +1 lap
17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, +1 lap
18. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
19. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +2 laps
Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, engine

Championship standing (after 13 out of twenty-two races)

01. Verstappen 258 factors
02. Leclerc 178
03. Perez 173
04. Russell 158
05. Sainz 156
06. Hamilton 146
07. Norris 76
08. Okon 58
09. Botta is 46 years previous
10. Alonso 41
11. Magnussen 22
12. Ricardo 19
13. Gaseous 16
14. Hag 16
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Zhou 5
18. Walk 4
19. Album 3
20. Latifi 0
21. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Cup
01. Red Bull Racing 431 factors
02. Ferrari 334
03. Mercedes 304
04. Alpine 99
05. McLaren 95
06. Alfa Romeo 51
07. Haas 34
08. AlphaTauri 27
09. Aston Martin 20
10. Williams 3


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