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Sebastian Vettel ‘should retire’ says former F1 boss in stinging attack on four-time world champ

FORMER Formula One boss Giancarlo Minardi has said four-time champion Sebastian Vettel “should retire” after he had a performance to forget in the Australian Grand Prix.

The German returned to the grid after missing the first two races of the season due to Covid-19.

Sebastian Vettel retired from the race in lap 29 after a nightmare weekend in Australia
Four-time world champion Vettel has been called on to retire

First he was fined for his his pre-race scooter ride around the track.

Vettel was then deemed guilty of speeding in the pit lane.

And between him and his Aston Martin team-mate Lance Stroll, the pair crashed FOUR times across the weekend.

The last of which led to Vettel retiring from Sunday’s race on the 29th lap.

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After, witnessing the all-time great’s weekend to forget, former F1 boss Minardi reckons Vettel “should retire” from the sport.

Speaking to Corriere della Sera, Minardi, 74, said: “He was unlucky to have missed two grands prix because of Covid.

“But he should retire. He has a lot of money, he has won titles and he will never win again.”

Vettel says his crash in Australia was a result of him wanting “too much too soon” on his return.

He said: “[It was] maybe too much of a handful for me today.

“I tried to push a little bit too hard and obviously lost the car.

“Overall, obviously we know that the car is difficult and maybe I was wanting a little bit too much too soon and obviously I lost it a couple of times this weekend.”

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