Sebastian Vettel Quits Formula One
Sebastian Vettel is a four-time Formula One World Champion. He won the world title four times in a row, starting from 2009-2013.
Sebastian Vettel announced this week that he is retiring at the end of the 2022 season and essentially quitting Formula One. Vettel is one of the all-time greats and his retirement has come as a surprise and shock to many.
Four-Time World Champion
Sebastian Vettel is a four-time Formula One World Champion. He won the world title four times in a row, starting from 2009-2013. He has also had 53 Grand Prix wins and has gone down in history as number three in that tally. Lewis Hamilton is first with the most Grand Prix wins at 103 so far.
Why Did Sebastian Vettel Retire from F1?
Vettel has become increasingly involved in activism, especially climate activism, and grew very conscious of the consequences of climate change. He’s protested how sports such as F1 are contributing to climate change and it seems he’s felt very strongly about the matter which may have contributed to his calling it quits in Formula One.