Mika Heikkinen on Sebastian Vettel: A difficult moment / Formula 1

As a part of the GP weekend in Hungary, four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel introduced that Grand Prix racing would finish on the finish of 2022. Here’s what Mika Heikkinen says about it.


Sebastian Vettel confirmed on the Hungaroring: The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 20, 2022 will probably be his final Formula 1 World Championship race, as Heppenheimer ends his nice profession. Shortly thereafter, Aston Martin introduced: One star is leaving, one other is coming, Vettel will probably be changed by Fernando Alonso.

Mika Heikkinen has additionally been following the most recent developments, with the 53-year-old Finn, the 1998 and 1999 Formula 1 champion, saying of the choices of the opposite two world champions: “It’s a giant deal for Sebastian and Fernando.”

“Vettel is a improbable ambassador for his sport, I can see how fashionable he’s with the followers. His 4 titles in a row with Red Bull Racing was improbable and it did not take him lengthy to turn out to be world champion with Ferrari as properly. People neglect rapidly. That he was the one driver who might threaten Lewis Hamilton’s dominance in 2017 and 2018.”

20-time GP winner Heikkinen continued: “It is difficult for an athlete to decide on the fitting time to retire. But each athlete is aware of that if, for numerous causes, they can’t or don’t wish to give 100% efficiency for a very long time, they should cease. Formula 1 requires whole sacrifice and Sebastian wasn’t prepared to try this anymore.”

“I feel Fernando Alonso’s transfer to Aston Martin shocked lots of people. To me the Spaniard’s hearth is clear and he has proven some terrific races with the Alpine. After all, he’s what made Esteban Ocon’s sensational victory in Hungary in 2021 doable. Aston Martin is his One can solely profit from huge expertise and tireless dedication, together with super individuals’s consideration. It’s a very thrilling change for me.”

Hungarian GP, ​​HungaryRing

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:39:36.533 hrs
02. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +7.834s
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), Alpine, +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), Alpha Tauri, +1 lap
13. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +1 lap
15. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, +1 lap
18. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
19. Yuki Tsunoda (J), Alpha Tauri, +2 laps
Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, Engine

Championship standings (after 13 of twenty-two races)

the motive force
01. Verstappen 258 factors
02. Leclerc 178
03. Perez 173
04.Russell 158
05. Saenz 156
06.Hamilton 146
07. Norris 76
08. Okon 58
09. Bottana 46
10. Alonso 41
11. Magnussen 22
12. Ricciardo 19
13. Gasly 16
14. The Hague 16
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Zhou 5
18. Stroll 4
19. Albon 3
20. Latifi 0
21. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Trophy
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. Alfatouri 27
09. Aston Martin 20
10. Williams 3


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