Sebastian Vettel warns motorsports to change their stance

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Sebastian Vettel bid goodbye to Formula 1 after the end of the 2022 season and the retired driver has now warned the motorsports industry as a whole.

Sebastian Vettel has warned the motorsports industry of getting “banned” in the future. Vettel is known for highlighting environmental issues regularly. The German driver has repeatedly raised his concerns over the climate change issue.

Last year, Vettel even went to appear on the BBC Question Time panel. By doing so, he became the only active F1 driver to go on the show.

There, Vettel was asked a question arguing if the activism made him a hypocrite given the German continues to race in F1. To this, Vettel replied:

“It does. There’s questions I ask myself every day. I’m not a saint.” 

‘It would be a shame’ – Vettel

Now, in a recent interview, Vettel highlighted the need for motorsports to become more environment-friendly.

“I love motorsport and I’m very careful when it comes to the future,”

Vettel said during last weekend’s Race of Champions event in Sweden. 

“We have young drivers, and I have children, and I think it’s really a privilege to experience the world of motorsports as I have.

“It would be a shame if this were one day banned for obvious reasons.”

Vettel continued:

“I think that for the future. If we want to continue practicing this sport and cultivate our passion for racing. We have to think of alternatives.”

“Or we can continue to do things as we are used to for another couple of years before we end up with a really big problem.”

“So it’s good to see that people are caring about that. Of course, it depends on the type of racing. But the movement exists, and people are considering how to create a sustainable future.”

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