Sebastian Vettel hinted that he could follow Fernando Alonso to pursue series outside of Formula 1 after hailing the departing Spaniard following Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Two-time Alonso closed the book on his Formula 1 career for the time being at least in Yas Marina.
Alonso joined Vettel and race-winner Lewis Hamilton for a post-race celebration which included a few donuts and kind words from 2018's title rivals to the McLaren man.
Vettel beat Alonso to the championship in thrilling battles in both 2010 and 2012 and hinted that he could follow the lead of his former rival, who has collected the Le Mans 24 Hours this year as he seeks the 'Triple Crown', which will take him back to the Indy 500 next year.
"I think no one was ever in doubt of his talent and skills," Vettel said of Alonso. "It will be interesting to see what he's up to in the next years.
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