sport news Aston Martin F1 team confirm the arrival of Sebastian Vettel for 2021 season

BREAKING NEWS: Sebastian Vettel joins Aston Martin as they swoop for the Ferrari four-time world champion after ditching Sergio Perez Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed at Aston Martin's new driver for 2021   The German had a poor season with Ferrari and became surplus to requirements Mexican Sergio Perez has announced he is no longer wanted by Racing Point Vettel was in talks with the team, who will become Aston Martin, for many weeks 

By Oli Gamp For Mailonline

Published: 08:03 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 08:39 BST, 10 September 2020

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Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as an Aston Martin driver for the 2021 season - just hours after Sergio Perez revealed he was leaving the team. 

The four-time world champion suffered a poor season with Ferrari last year, with the manufacturer releasing the 33-year-old earlier this summer. 

He had been in talks with Aston Martin, who will rebrand from Racing Point in 2021, for several weeks after becoming a free agent and is now set to team up with Lance Stroll, the son of Lawrence Stroll - a co-owner of the team. 

Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as an Aston Martin driver for the 2021 season

Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as an Aston Martin driver for the 2021 season 

The German became surplus to requirements at Ferrari after a poor campaign last year

The German became surplus to requirements at Ferrari after a poor campaign last year  

'I am pleased to finally share this exciting news about my future,' Vettel said. 

'I'm extremely proud to say that I will become an Aston Martin driver in 2021. It's a new adventure for me with a truly legendary car company. I have been impressed with the results the team has achieved this year and I believe the future looks even brighter.‍

'The energy and commitment of Lawrence [Stroll] to the sport is inspiring and I believe we can build something very special together.

'I still have so much love for Formula 1 and

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