Mercedes came close to signing Sebastian Vettel instead of Lewis Hamilton

Prior to the Hungarian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel announced his shock retirement from Formula 1, with the German driver set to walk away from the paddock at the end of the season. Whilst his time at the Aston Martin F1 Team has been underwhelming, Vettel will go down as one of the sport’s most historic drivers.


BMW comment on F1 return as Audi discuss Aston Martin takeover

BMW motorsport boss Frank van Meel has declared that his company do not have any intention to return to Formula 1 and compete with Audi and Porsche. BMW’s adventure in F1 began in 1952 when they entered a team into the German Grand Prix that year, and then again in 1953. They did not score