Lewis Hamilton Reacts To Sebastian Vettel's Retirement
Lewis Hamilton has described racing Sebastian Vettel as “an honour” following Vettel’s decision to retire from Formula 1. In a message posted on Instagram, Hamilton thanked the German driver for leaving the sport in a better place than he found it. @sebastianvettel it's been an honour to call you a competitor and an even greater honour to call you my friend. You're leaving this sport better than you found it which is always the goal, Lewis Hamilton. Vettel announced his plans to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season on July 28 after 15 years in the sport. Vettel will leave the sport sitting third on the all-time list of Grand Prix winners, with 53 victories. Putting him behind only Hamilton (103) and Michael Schumacher (91) in the all-time standings. The 35-year-old also has four Drivers’ World Championships titles to his name, the fourth highest of any driver.