Sebastian Vettel is in no hurry to signal a brand new System 1 contract with Ferrari, preferring to deal with the continued championship battle towards Mercedes as a substitute of his future.
Vettel joined Ferrari in 205 on a three-year deal that expires on the finish of this season, placing him within the combine for the annual ‘foolish season’ driver market hypothesis.
Vettel has been linked with a attainable transfer to Mercedes, however appears glad at Ferrari, stressing on Thursday that his delay in signing a brand new deal was because of the championship focus.
“What’s delaying? I feel the truth that we’re working exhausting from the group’s level, my level, I feel we have now different issues to do proper now,” Vettel stated.
“In the summertime there is a little more time, a few weeks’ stretch the place there isn’t a race however for now I feel the main focus is extraordinarily excessive on engaged on the automotive.
“For me I am clearly not designing the bits however attempting to provide as a lot suggestions as I can, attempting to spend time within the simulator, usually speaking to the group. That has precedence.
“A bit of paper may be signed pretty rapidly in order that’s not an issue.
“As I stated I am not in a rush, I do not assume the group is in a rush so far as I understood. I’ve a very good contact within the group so I feel they might inform me if in any other case.
“So no drawback, nothing fallacious.”