Sebastian Vettel’s press officer spotted at Le Mans 24 Hours

Sebastian Vettel is yet to rule out a return to motorsport, following his retirement from F1 at the end of 2022.

Sebastian Vettel’s long-time press officer Britta Roeske was in attendance at the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend, as she reported from the pit-lane for French TV station L’Equipe.

It was certainly a very different environment to Formula 1 for Roeske, who has worked for Vettel as his press officer since the four-time World Champion switched to Red Bull in 2009.

Roeske remained with the legendary German when he switched to Ferrari and then to Aston Martin, before following him out of the pinnacle of motorsport at the end of 2022.

Since Vettel retired from F1, Roeske has continued to work as his press officer; however, there has presumably been less to do this year.

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Despite being German herself, she worked for L’Equipe last weekend, whilst she was also seen watching some of the race with Porsche.

Whilst she was at the iconic race not formally as Vettel’s press officer, it’ll be intriguing to discover whether she held any talks about a future drive for the 53-time race winner, who hasn’t ruled out a return to racing.

Ahead of the legendary endurance race, Roeske shared her excitement of being part of the L’Equipe team for the event and how she wanted to “ask questions” which fans would find interesting.

“I am totally looking forward to the task and, above all, to returning to the race track. To experience motorsport up close,” Roeske told Germany’s RTL.

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“I was called by a colleague from L’Equipe and asked if I could imagine that.

“I think many things will seem familiar to me, but this time I will be on the other side and put myself in the role of a journalist.

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“I would like to ask questions that are interesting for the fans and the audience. The work of journalists is often underestimated. I want to think myself that way.”

In the race itself, Ferrari claimed their first overall win at Le Mans in 58 years, following a great fight with Toyota.

Charles Leclerc was in the Ferrari garage to cheer the team’s winning car home, whilst the Monegasque also revealed that he’d “love” to compete in the 24-hour race.