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The Dark Side Of Vettel

Malaysia 2013, Sebastian Vettel passes team-mate Mark Webber against team orders: F1 Racing was there to witness the fallout and all the repercussions that followed for the happy-go-lucky image of Sebastian Vettel. Did this incident give way to something rather less appealing and did Red Bull have only themselves to blame?

Dr Evil...

“What are your plans for world domination this year?” he was asked in the news conference.

“I’m German but I didn’t say that,” he replied with a smile. “I have no moustache.”

A little later, compere Martin Brundle indicated that it was time for the conference to switch over to German for the benefit of the television crews from Vettel’s home country.

“We are making our secret plans,” Vettel said, quick as a flash, raising his little finger to his mouth in the manner of the Dr Evil character from the Austin Powers films.

WORDS Andrew Benson




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