News Norbert Haug reveals: Vettel was a McLaren-Mercedes candidate
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And it was a good way, after all, Vettel was world champion four times in a row from 2010 to 2013. What many did not know before: that he could also have become a team-mate of Lewis Hamilton at McLaren-Mercedes - instead of Heikki Kovalainen, who drove for the British-German team in 2008 and 2009. "I negotiated with Sebastian when he was at Toro Rosso," reveals the then Mercedes sports director Norbert Haug in an interview with 'F1-Insider.com'. "Who knows how Formula 1 history would have developed if we had come to an agreement back then?"
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Haug is no longer active in Formula 1 today, but continues to watch the premier class with great interest. And thus of course also Vettel's fate at Ferrari. He analyzes: "Just as Mercedes managed to create first-class conditions for victories and world titles for Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari failed to do this for Sebastian Vettel." The last Ferrari title (Kimi Räikkönen in 2007) came about under fortunate circumstances: "If we hadn't been stupid enough back then not to pit Lewis in time at the Chinese Grand Prix, he would certainly not be in the pit entrance Landed in the gravel and would have taken the only point that was missing for the world title in the end even in the gentle cycle. " "Before 2007 there were five Michael Schumacher Ferrari titles in a row from 2000 to 2004, and before that for 21 years - since 1979 and Jody Scheckter - nothing. It is not presumptuous to say that Ferrari was outside the Schumacher era and after the Niki Lauda era in the 1970s, it didn't tear that much, "says Haug.
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