"I hope for people like Laurent [Mekies - sporting director] and the guys that are passionate that things start to come together."
On a personal level, Vettel does not believe the season was a complete waste and pointed to the lessons he learnt during his "difficult year" as something positive to take into the future.
"I think it was a difficult year but I learned a lot in the bigger picture," he added. "Stuff that will help me moving forward and with what comes next.
"I am very excited for what comes next, obviously, I am very sad I am leaving the team but that has been a decision that was made a very long time ago so I take it as a man and have no problems with that."
Looking ahead to starting his life at Aston Martin, the team rebranding from Racing Point, Vettel commented: "I am excited for what comes next for me.
"It is a big new chapter, a new start and time will tell but I think I have learnt, despite the poor results this year, I have learned a lot about myself and about my future path on and off track."
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