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Former Champion Sebastian Vettel to Join Renamed Aston Martin Team

Sebastian Vettel (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Sebastian Vettel (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Vettel replaces Sergio Perez, who announced he was leaving on Wednesday.

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel will be joining the renamed Aston Martin team in Formula 1 in 2021, according to a report in BBC.

The 33-year-old Vettel is moving to the team currently known as Racing Point from Ferrari, who had made it clear that year had decided not to offer the German a new contract.

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Aston Martin said signing Vettel was "a clear statement of the team's ambition" to establish themselves at the front.

Vettel replaces Sergio Perez, who announced he was leaving on Wednesday.

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