Krack hails Vettel’s ‘bravery’

Krack hails Vettel’s ‘bravery’

Mike Krack, Aston Martin’s technical director, welcomed Sebastian Vettel’s decision to retire at the end of the 2022 season.

Sebastian Vettel, the four-time Formula 1 world champion, will no doubt hang up his hat at the end of the 2022 season.

After fifteen seasons in the top division of motorsport, the German has decided to retire. A decision praised by Mike Krack, technical director of Aston Martin, where Vettel is playing this year.

“He’s been racing in Formula 1 for fifteen years now, which is somethinginsists the Luxembourg engineer. He is 35 years old now, and he has his family and other interests that he didn’t have when he started F1 at 20. »

“I think it also takes courage to make such a decision, which would happen sooner or later – the only question was when. He is a human being with feelings, opinions and a family. I think it has been on his mind for some time. »

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Krack admits that Aston Martin’s poor performance may have contributed to Vettel’s decision to retire.

“Obviously if he was fighting for the win at the front of the pack, he would probably postpone his decision for a year or two.he agrees. But at the end of the day, I think it’s something he’s been thinking about for a long time. Now he has made his decision and we must respect it. »