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Sebastian Vettel names the driver he’d like to succeed him at Aston Martin

Sebastian Vettel names the driver he'd like to succeed him at Aston Martin

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Sebastian Vettel has put forward his pick to replace him at Aston Martin, no surprise as the German wants to see Mick Schumacher take his seat.

Vettel shocked the paddock on Thursday when, as the sport prepared for the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend, he announced this season would be his last in Formula 1.

The four-time World Champ cited time with his family and being there for his children as the main reason for calling it quits.

Aston Martin, having previously stated that they had no B-plan after Vettel, will now begin their search for a new driver.

Vettel has already put forward his pick.

“Well, obviously, I spoke to Lawrence and told him that I’m not going to continue,” Vettel said as per The Race. “We did have a very, very brief chat about what might be next.

“I do have my opinion.

“I think very highly of Mick. I’m not entirely objective because I’m very close to him. But I do think he’s a great driver and is a learner.

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