A Vettel Mercedes move would stun Horner

Published on 15 Jul 2017 09:02
image

Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner has said that he would be most surprised to see his old employee Sebastian Vettel sign for Mercedes in 2018, amid speculation that discussions between Vettel and the Silver Arrows are indeed taking place about a deal.

These rumours have been fuelled by Toto Wolff's reported presence at Vettel's recent 30th birthday party, and whilst Horner admitted Vettel could be an attractive proposition to Mercedes, he also said that he would be taken aback if such a move actually became reality: "I'd be amazed if Seb left Ferrari," he said.

"I would think he's got Toto in his ear trying to say 'extend for a year'. He's probably got Ferrari saying 'it's three years or nothing'. I guess he wants to see through what he started at Ferrari. He went there for a reason, to build something and very much emulate what Michael Schumacher had done. Stepping out now with the progress they have would be a job half done."

 

Mason Hawker



Replies (0)

Test sessions
ES Winter testing - Circuit de Catalunya
Feb 26 2018
Feb 27 2018
Feb 28 2018
Mar 1 2018
 
ES Winter testing - Circuit de Catalunya
Mar 6 2018
Mar 7 2018
Mar 8 2018
Mar 9 2018
 
AE
        Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
Local time
Give your opinion!
Do you think Sergey Sirotkin deserves a seat in F1?





Driver profile
Name DE Sebastian Vettel
Active As Ferrari Driver in Formula 1
Date of birth Jul 3 1987 (30)
Weight 58 kg
Length 1.76m
City Kemmental
187,994 comments on Vettel
48 members have this driver as their favourite
Tweets about Sebastian Vettel
Track Yas Marina Circuit
 
Track Yas Marina Circuit
Location AE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Website Website
 
Team profile
Name IT Ferrari
Founding date Jan 1 1929
268,021 comments on Ferrari
186 members have this team as their favourite
Website http://www.ferrari.com
Location Maranello
Tweets about Ferrari
Formula 1 Calendar
Previous Grand Prix: 26 November 2017
AE Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi