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According to Johnny Herbert, Sebastian Vettel could return to his old form in 2021
Herbert is of the opinion that this would be positive not only from a German point of view, but also for Formula 1 as a whole: “Many people love him. I consider him a good asset for Formula 1,” says Michael Schumacher’s former team-mate Benetton (AD: Get the complete Formula 1 and the best live sport with Sky Q or stream flexibly with Sky Ticket. Without a receiver.).
At Ferrari, Vettel simply didn’t have the fun he needed to be able to consistently call up top performance: “I think the motivation wasn’t there anymore, especially at the end,” suspects Herbert. In addition, the four-time world champion also struggled with the outstanding talent of Charles Leclerc.
Herbert recalls an incident in Sochi in 2020: “I talked to him. He was really looking forward to driving for a British team again. Strange, actually, but that goes back to his happy days at Red Bull. I think “He’s very comfortable on a British team like Aston. And that can be very, very important.”