Sebastian Vettel fired a warning as he powered his Ferrari to the fastest time in first practice at the milestone Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Friday.
Ferrari team manager Mattia Binotto insisted on Tuesday that Sebastian Vettel remained the team’s “first choice” for the future
Max Verstappen suggested on Tuesday that Carlos Sainz would replace Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari after saying he didn’t think Daniel Ricciardo would move to the Italian F1 outfit next season.
Sainz, 25, will leave McLaren following the 2020 season to partner 22-year-old Charles Leclerc at Ferrari, forming the team’s youngest pairing in the past 50 years.
Vettel, who joined in 2015 with the dream of emulating boyhood hero Michael Schumacher in winning titles with the sport's oldest and most glamorous team, is out of contract at the end of the year.
The curtailed Formula One season will start with two races behind closed doors in Austria on July 5 and July 12 followed by six other grands prix in Europe, the organisers said on Tuesday.
Sebastian Vettel has hinted he may have a new deal with Ferrari before the Formula One season begins post the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think one of the key things right now for everyone, whether you are in sports or not,