Sebastian Vettel News
Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will race for Aston Martin, the new name for the Canadian-owned Racing Point team, on a multi-year deal. The 33-year-old German replaces Mexican Sergio Perez, whose departure at the end of the 2020 season was announced on Wednesday. Vettel has had a tough time at Ferrari since the arrival of Monegasque Charles Leclerc, with the youngster beating him on wins, points and poles last season.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton returned Mercedes to the top of the Formula One timesheets in Saturday`s final practice for the Belgian GP. Sebastian Vettel ended the session in last place on a weekend that continued to get worse for Ferrari with teammate Leclerc finishing at 17th. Hamilton, winner of four of this season`s six races, leads Verstappen by 37 points in the overall standings with 11 of this season`s 17 races still to run.
Hamilton's best time in FP2 was 1:16.883 with track temperatures around 10 degrees higher than the conditions during FP1 The German driver's time was 0.098s slower than Bottas' session-leading time from earlier in the day Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third, as he was earlier in the day, 0.821s adrift of Hamilton