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'Vocal' Vettel "wonderful" for Formula 1

'Vocal' Vettel "wonderful" for Formula 1

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'Vocal' Vettel "wonderful" for Formula 1

'Vocal' Vettel "wonderful" for Formula 1

Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer has described Sebastian Vettel's social campaigning as "wonderful" after continuing his efforts in Saudi Arabia.

Vettel has put his name to a number of causes since joining Aston Martin from Ferrari this season, publicly supporting the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary and again this weekend.

Ahead of the race at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Vettel also ran a karting event exclusively for women. In the Kingdom, women have only been legally permitted to drive since 2018.

All of these examples followed the German's initial headline-grabbing decision to collect litter in the grandstands after the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and build a bee hotel in Austria

“He has done a great job for us," said Szafnauer.

“As far as his voice, he did a karting event on Thursday for ladies and girls where he taught them some karting skills and I think that kind of thing that he does is wonderful for us all.

“I think he spent hours at Silverstone picking up rubbish and that wasn’t a publicity stunt, he did it because he wanted to collect some of the rubbish from underneath the grandstands at a place where he was a part of the show.

“For him to do things like that I think is wonderful.”

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