Sebastian Vettel is continually being reminded of his lack of social media presence by different drivers, in response to Pierre Gasly.
Vettel is the one driver on the grid to not have any social media channels, even Kimi Raikkonen has an Instagram account.
There does seem like a slight probability of Vettel altering his methods a
little, although, after lately buying a simulator to maybe take
half in some on-line racing.
As for social media, Gasly has revealed that he and different Formulation One drivers preserve placing the strain on him to affix.
“In 2019 and 2020 our era, all people is on social media,” Gasly instructed RACER.
“Besides Seb (Vettel) who’s the one one and the one exception! We
are nonetheless pushing him to be on Instagram, as a result of it’s not regular these
days to not be on social media.”
Gasly additionally went into element about how he offers with the destructive facet
of social media, which generally is a magnet for destructive feedback and
“Clearly you see what’s taking place, you see what individuals are saying,” Gasly added.
“In my life, since I used to be actually little, folks have been telling me, ‘It’s
not possible you’re going to make it to F1. Solely 20 drivers are in F1,
why are you even attempting? Blah, blah, blah …’
“I’ve all the time managed to rework these destructive ideas and destructive vitality into one thing constructive within me.
“To set off extra vitality and even stronger motivation and can, and
all the time got here out stronger from this destructive vitality that folks have been
attempting to ship me.
“I noticed a few messages, however it’s not one thing I attempted to deal with.
“I’ve all the time been used to dwelling with that form of factor. While you
are uncovered, when you find yourself a prime athlete, particularly on the prime stage of a
sport – whether or not it’s F1 or soccer or basketball – you might be
all the time judged for every little thing you do.
“Individuals simply neglect what you could have achieved previously and why you might be right here – you’re all the time judged for the final efficiency.”
– TEAMtalk media