Vettel creates modern Formula 1 cars with “exciting but useless technology”

Sebastian Vettel used the Miami Grand Prix to comment on the hypocritical behavior of Formula One regarding environmental restrictions.

In the case of Miami Grand Prix Opening Show, Sebastian Vettel appeared with a T-shirt for prevention against global warming.

Pilot Aston Martin did not choose this T-shirt by accident from her wardrobe. The Miami Grand Prix may be the first underwater, given its location, which is recognized as the most vulnerable major coastal city in the world Scientific American. Hurricanes, as well as extreme weather conditions in Florida, well reflect the effects of ozone depletion.

This public speech has been created a lot of reactions from the paddock and the fans in social networks. The four-time world champion said he was surprised and even shocked by the behavior of people in the face of environmental problems, which, he said, should concern the entire population:

We are all hypocrites. The technology we have in the car is exciting but useless. When you think that in 50 years we will not be able to sit here because it is flooded. And this will affect not only the distant generation in the future, which will always be very unfair, but also our children and the next generation.

People ask why it’s so important to you, and I don’t understand the question. This should be important for everyone! », He declares into the microphone TheDrive.

In particular, Sebastian Vettel singled out Formula 1. According to him, discipline is maintained a hypocritical behavior faces environmental challenges and should use its advanced technology to reduce the carbon footprint:

“We are all hypocrites, but I would be very happy if we could find a way not to burn fuel in Formula 1. I think motorsport, in general, should be common, it is to use engineering power, determination and drive to boost productivity to the general good, and we don’t. The technology we have in the car is exciting but useless.

I think we have a bigger responsibility. To some extent, I’m not a perfect example. We are not all like that, so we must insist. Obviously, big manufacturers are transferring the hybrid from Formula 1 to the road car, but that’s all. I think we are used to some things and it would be very difficult to explain to everyone that they will not be able to do it in the future. And that would also be the wrong approach.

But imagine what it would be like if there weren’t so many cars. That would be the best version of Miami Beach. So I sometimes think, you know, why cling to what we know is wrong and not the future. I mean, we love cars. This is common to all drivers. All the people who work here in the unit have one thing in common. Probably most, if not all, fans have in common, but we need to take the next step.

I don’t care if it’s electric cars in the future, hydrogen or some other form of mobility, but that will change. It must be something else. We can’t stand still. »

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