“I don’t think he wants four-time world champion back to the midfield,” said the Austrians in the program “the F1 Show” at the British channel Sky F1, and added: “If you have a successful career, you don’t want to go too big of a risk.”

At the same time, Steiner assured that the US Team was not an Option for the driver from Heppenheim Vettel: “I can’t pay for it!” The 55-Year-old have a good relationship with Vettel, but: “I offered him a seat. I think someone else with much deeper pockets than I do!“ Specific Steiner was not. This year, the Frenchman Romain Grosjean (34) and the Dane Kevin Magnussen (27) in the case of Haas as a driver under contract.

After six years, the 32-year-old Vettel will have to leave the Scuderia Ferrari at the end of the year. His future is unclear, an early career end are not excluded. Vettel to stay only a few options to continue in formula 1. Recently, much has been speculated about switching to the industry leader Mercedes, the silver arrows were the first, but quick negotiations.