Emotional! Sebastian Vettel and a special tribute to Michael Schumacher

Sebastian Vettel

On several occasions Sebastian Vettel demonstrated his idolatry by Michael Schumacher. The pilot of Ferrari I adopt the love for the Formula 1 while the seven-time World Champion dominated the category. At the time of his debut and subsequent victories, he began to call Vettel as the successor of Michael. Unfortunately, the decisions did not accompany the three-time champion and he could not match the marks of his idol.

This weekend, the Formula 1 comes to Nürburgring and fans remember the great victories of Michael Schumacher on the historic German circuit. That is why Sebastian Vettel He did not want to be left behind and paid tribute in a very special way to his childhood idol. The one of Ferrari presented a helmet with a special design for this weekend, remembering the ‘Kaiser‘.

The design is inspired by a helmet you used Michael Schumacher in the German Grand Prix 2006. Vettel He combined his traditional German flag that crosses the protector all over his head and added the famous dragon of luck that he used ‘Schumi‘. All details are embossed in 3D. The official Twitter account of the team Ferrari showed the helmet, with an explanation of Vettel.

Vettel commented on the design of his new special helmet in the posted video. «Below it has the design of Michael, the original design from 2006, and is stamped in a kind of 3D relief. The design is based on the stars of Michael, the Chinese dragon, the symbols on the sides, and obviously the MS logo from Michael«Said the German.

“We miss him”

The pilot of Ferrari had some very heartfelt words to remember his idol, who is recovering from a ski accident. «It is a small memory. It is clear that we all miss him and in that sense I think that driving in Germany is always something special. I remember him and the last time he raced here in 2006 and won. It was also the last time he won in Germany, so I think it’s a nice gesture and I’m looking forward to wearing the helmet this weekend, ”said Vettel.

The helmet Vettel was inspired by. Source: ‘Motorsport.com’
Sebastian Vettel
Vettel’s design for this weekend. Source: Jens Munser Designs

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