Sebastian Vettel confirmed he has had “loose talks” with Racing Point over the possibility of joining the team in 2021, when it will become Aston Martin.
“I said last week that obviously I’ve been in talks with Renault, for example, so I think it’s all sort of just talks,” he said.
“I think at a later stage with anyone, then it would get a bit more concrete. But at this stage the truth is that there’s nothing to announce and nothing more concrete than just loose talks.”
Vettel said he intends to take his time over any decision on his future.
“If you ask about Racing Point, I think everybody’s talking about Racing Point. I think the first two races have been impressive, the performance on track.
“But when it comes to myself then as I said, there’s no news, nothing that has changed within a week. And I said last time that it will probably take some time, most importantly for myself to make the right decision for myself. And then once there is something to announce, or something to say, then I think that will be the right time in the future to do so.
“But anything at this stage is still open. Driving next year, not driving next year and maybe coming back or not driving any more and, I don’t know, doing something different. So I’m not feeling pressure to make my decision too quickly.”
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