Vettel in 2021 with Mercedes engine: 'Excited to see how it feels'

05-01-2021 16:22 | Updated: 05-01-2021 22:01
by GPblog.com
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Vettel in 2021 with Mercedes engine: 'Excited to see how it feels'

From 2021, Sebastian Vettel can be admired in the colours of Aston Martin. The German driver has admitted he is looking forward to the new adventure and is especially curious about the power of the Mercedes power unit that will be in the back of the Aston Martin.

Mercedes power

"I am really looking forward to the new challenge. I can't wait to get started," said Vettel in conversation with F1-Insider.com. Vettel explained how he has really put his Ferrari years behind him. "I don't want to miss them, but I'm someone who prefers to always look forward."

For the first time in his career, Vettel will be on the Formula 1 grid with a Mercedes engine. The power unit that has dominated F1 since the V6 hybrid engine was introduced. "Of course, I'm really excited to see how it feels."

Lots of new names

Vettel has been giving his car names for years, and that will probably be no different now that the German is going to drive for Aston Martin. "I think I will do that again. I already have an idea. Anyway, it has to be a name that fits Aston Martin."

Now is the time for Vettel to visit the factory as much as possible to fit his seat and get to know the staff. "At the moment, of course, there are a lot of new faces, but I'm sure it will work. You always have to open up to new things."

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