Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel will become the first active F1 driver to appear on Thursday in the issue of Question Time, where he is “quite open” to dealing with a wide range of topics
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The Aston Martin the driver will become the first active Formula 1 the athlete will appear in a debate program that is scheduled to air on Thursday at 10:40 p.m. Four-time world champion Vettel (34) attracted attention with his willingness to talk about valuable things during his 15-year career.
Recently, the German wore a T-shirt during race week on the inaugural Grand Prix of Miami, which read ‘Miami 2060, 1st Grand Prix Underwater, Act Now or Swim Later’. The slogan he admitted climate changes discussion and the impact of motorsport on the environment.
In addition to highlighting rising sea levels, Vettel also spoke on behalf of alternative sustainability measures, LGBTQ + rights and other reasons. Given this, he doesn’t want to focus on any single issue when he appears next to the presenter Fiona Bruce.
“I don’t know, I’m pretty open,” Vettel said ahead of the performance. “But yes, I think it’s difficult … it’s not difficult, it’s a different format. And yes, I’m looking forward to it. I think I can learn a lot. Obviously, I have my own opinion. I’m not saying it’s always right or wrong.
“But I think it’s going to be interesting because it’s going to be a very different environment and probably different kinds of issues or topics to talk about. So, yes, quite openly at the moment. And yes, it was really a coincidence, and I think it was interesting, or not an interesting opportunity because it’s just different and I’m looking forward to it. “
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Vettel was the first driver to say he would boycott a Grand Prix of Russia next invasion of land from Ukrainenot long before this year’s station in Sochi was removed from the schedule. In an interview with Sky Sports about his choice of clothes in Miami, the former Red bull and Ferrari The old man said it was “very disturbing” for him to race in a city “that will not be here in 50 years” due to rising sea levels.
The F1 veteran – who is 14th on this season’s rankings – also wore rainbow colors in support of the LGBTQ + community, opposing Hungarian discrimination and demographics last year. The FIA resented him for wearing a rainbow T-shirt with the words “Same Love” during the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2021 when the country voted in a referendum against LGBTQ +.
Episode from Thursday Time for questions is being filmed in Hackney and will also be appearing Work MP Shabana Mahmood and Conservative Suella Braverman. Economist Miatta Fahnbulleh and comedian Geoff Norcott will complete the panel while Vettel debuts in a different way.