Formula One: Sebastian Vettel, Lance Stroll to race for Aston Martin next season

Aston Martin sit seventh in the constructors’ championship, with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel taking their best result of the season after finishing second in Azerbaijan

Last Updated: 16/09/21 10:08am

Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll will race again for Aston Martin next season

Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll will race again for Aston Martin next season

Aston Martin have announced an unchanged driver line-up for the 2022 Formula One season with both Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll retained.

Formerly Racing Point, Aston Martin returned to Formula One this year and sit seventh in the constructors’ championship with four-time world champion Vettel taking their best result as the German finished second in Azerbaijan.

The 2022 season will see an overhaul of technical regulations within F1, their introduction having been delayed this year due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

“I am really looking forward to racing the new generation of Formula One cars,” Vettel said following his contract extension with Aston Martin.

“Their look is very different and the new technical regulations should give us cars that can race much more closely than recently.

Grand Prix Drivers' Association chairman Alex Wurz believes Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are 'very likely' to crash again this season following their collisions at Monza and Silverstone

Grand Prix Drivers’ Association chairman Alex Wurz believes Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are ‘very likely’ to crash again this season following their collisions at Monza and Silverstone

Grand Prix Drivers’ Association chairman Alex Wurz believes Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are ‘very likely’ to crash again this season following their collisions at Monza and Silverstone

“More exciting racing will be great for the drivers as well as for the fans. The changes are so big that every team will be starting from a new beginning.”

While their driver line-up is now official, it remains to be seen which engine manufacturer will work with Aston Martin beyond the current season.

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