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Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel Pit Stopped at McLaren Pitbox at FP1, ‘Still Getting to Grips with Circuit Geography’ in Portugal

Sebastian Vettel of Aston Martin F1 made a wrong pit stop at McLaren F1's pit box during the Friday session of the Portuguese Grand Prix on April 30, 2021.

Sebastian Vettel, the Aston Martin driver, had a hilarious moment at the pitlane during the first practice session for the Portuguese Grand Prix.

The 33-year-old German still hasn’t made a mark on the F1 circuit in 2021. However, Vettel is still adapting to his new team, which he joined after a six-year-long stint with Ferrari.

Apart from his new team, Seb also needs to adapt to the geography of the Portuguese circuit for the Grand Prix on Sunday, May 02. As the German driver made a wrong stop at McLaren F1’s which was behind his team’s stable.

Over the team radio, Vettel apologized for the wrong pit stop, “Okay, sorry for that. Had to happen at some point”

“Sorry. I was wondering why there was nobody there.”

What is next for Sebastian Vettel?

The four-time world champion wasn’t able to shine with Ferrari, thus he shifted to Aston Martin for the 2021 season. However, the driver isn’t still shone in this year as he’s adapting to the new environment. Further, this is the debut season for the Aston Martin F1 team.

Sebastian Vettel joins Aston Martin F1 team for the 2021 season of Formula One.

Sebastian Vettel joins the Aston Martin F1 team for the 2021 season of Formula One.

Vettel currently ranks P17 with no points at the 2021 Driver Standings. Meanwhile, his teammate Lance Stroll is at bottom of the top ten with 5 points. However, the Silverstone outfit is doing its best to improve in the upcoming races. Further, the German driver couldn’t make his way into the top ten of the Friday Session in Portugal.

Sebastian Vettel will go behind the wheels of the AMR21 again in the Saturday session prior to the main event on Sunday at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve. The German might get stronger with each passing race, but even if he fails this year. We might expect the four-time champion back in his former glory in the 2022 season.


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