Motorsport

Vettel only wants one-year Ferrari deal - report

2017-08-07 23:20
Sebastian Vettel has taken the lead. Picture: Lars Baron / Getty Images

Cape Town - Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari are believed to be at loggerheads over the German's new contract, according to Finnish newspaper Ilta Sanomat.

Vettel is out of contract at the end of this season, but Ferrari have put a lucrative three-year deal on the table for the four-time World Champion.

However, Ilta Sanomat claim they have sources that believe Vettel is holding out for a new one-year deal instead in order to keep his options for 2019, when Lewis Hamilton's contract with Mercedes expires.

Vettel was quizzed about his future ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix, with certain sections of the press suggesting he is delaying his decision.

The German insisted, though, there was no issue between himself and Ferrari, and that contract talks would wait until the summer break.

Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne has all-but confirmed that they will announce their driver line-up for 2018 at their home grand prix in Monza in early September.

Read more on:    ferrari  |  sebastian vettel  |  f1

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Hypothetically, given the same cars to drive, who is the most talented current Formula One driver in your opinion?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.