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It was a close call: Vettel would almost have been a Honda driver

Sebastian Vettel became world champion with Red Bull Racing. It now appears that the German's career could have turned out differently if a now defunct team had been slightly faster in 2007, reports Bild. Article continues under ad Otmar Szafnauer, now team principal of Alpine, was at the helm of the Honda F1 team many years ago. At one point, the still young Vettel reported to the American. He said to Szafnauer: "I will soon have two weeks without a contract with Red Bull or BMW. Are you interested in signing me? " Read more Vettel on retirement: 'Hole I don't know how deep it is' Two weeks time Szafnauer rushed to Gil de Ferran, then Honda's sporting director, and told him that...
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