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F1 world reacts as Vettel announces his retirement

F1 drivers, teams and personalities have flooded social media with tributes to the retiring four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel.

Sebastian Vettel made headlines around the world on Thursday as the German announced his upcoming retirement from F1 after 15 years in the sport. Shortly after the news broke, the F1 community took to social media to pay tribute to the four-time World Champion and 53-time Grand Prix winner. Check out some of the reactions below:

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Sebastian, you have inspired so many throughout your career, both in #F1 and beyond. We’re proud to call you a teammate, a friend and to have been part of your journey, just as you have been part of ours. 💚 pic.twitter.com/PMKkn3uoF4 — Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team (@AstonMartinF1) July 28, 2022

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Danke, Seb 👏 Cheers for the great times and the four World Championships 🏆🏆🏆🏆 pic.twitter.com/Z2D2igIJg1 — Oracle Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) July 28, 2022

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It’s been an honour to share so many memories with you in Formula 1. Looking forward to enjoying the last few races together in the paddock. Ti vogliamo bene, #Seb5 ❤️ Best of luck for your future challenges in life 👊 #essereFerrari 🔴 @f1 pic.twitter.com/JiLO6WiowX — Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) July 28, 2022

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Enjoy your retirement Seb, you’re a true F1 legend! You’ll be missed mate. pic.twitter.com/TgWJA6i2vq — George Russell (@GeorgeRussell63) July 28, 2022

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A lover of F1 history who has enjoyed a remarkable career 👏 Congratulations on all your achievements, Seb. Enjoy your retirement! 🤝 #WeAreWilliams pic.twitter.com/616DYYUSWf — Williams Racing (@WilliamsRacing) July 28, 2022

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Legend status. 👑 Congratulations on a remarkable career, Sebastian Vettel. A champion on and off the track. pic.twitter.com/KU6fZABpNA — McLaren (@McLarenF1) July 28, 2022

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Congratulations on all you have achieved, and will inevitably go on to achieve, Sebastian. A total legend of our sport. 💙 pic.twitter.com/nfr6ChkF45 — BWT Alpine F1 Team (@AlpineF1Team) July 28, 2022

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Dit bericht op Instagram bekijken Een bericht gedeeld door Sir Jackie Stewart OBE (@sirjackiestewart)

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