Berger hard on Vettel: 'He's past his prime in terms of performance'

11-06-2021 16:31 | Updated: 11-06-2021 17:49
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Berger hard on Vettel: 'He's past his prime in terms of performance'

After a great performance in Azerbaijan Sebastian Vettel is receiving a lot of praise. The German crossed the finish line in second place, taking his first podium with Aston Martin.

Vettel had a difficult start of the 2021 season. After four races, the German was still without points in the standings, but that changed when Formula 1 travelled to the street circuits of Monaco and Azerbaijan. In Monaco Vettel finished fifth and in Baku the German finished second.

Vettel still one of the very best

According to Gerhard Berger, it is not surprising that Vettel finished on the podium in Baku. "He is a four-time world champion, has more than 120 podium finishes. He is one of the best drivers of all time. You forget that quickly too," said Berger in conversation with

The Austrian thinks Vettel was written off too quickly after a couple of bad races and last year's dramatically flawed season. "In terms of performance, I think he is past his prime. But that doesn't mean there is no room for improvement this season."

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