“I Know a Place That Sells It…”: Sebastian Vettel Reveals His Literal Secret Recipe to Becoming the Lion of Singapore

Published 09/30/2022, 2:06 PM EDT

As the Singapore Grand Prix draws near, the F1 community is bubbling with anticipation. The “Lion of Singapore” Sebastian Vettel is also gearing up for his final laps around the Marina Bay circuit. But race preparation is not limited to the tracks for Vettel.

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The Marina Bay track is notoriously long and difficult. Sebastian Vettel is the only driver to have mastered the circuit five times.

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As the Aston Martin driver is about to retire by the end of the year, this is his last race in Singapore. There could be no better moment than to stake his name on the Marina Bay track one last time. However, Vettel revealed he had a secret ingredient to his success:

My secret recipe, also in 2019 and 2015 and in most years I have won here, is eating Nasi Goreng on Saturday night.”

Everyone tends to have superstitions or rituals before an important match or exam. Nasi Goreng is a South Asian stir-fried rice dish in a very colorful preparation. It is definitely not the worst ritual to have.

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“I know a place that sells it late at night, we must look for it on Saturday,” admitted Vettel with a smile. It appears that the 35-year-old driver is keen on winning this Grand Prix, as he will leave no stone unturned to ensure it.

Sebastian Vettel teases mysterious future plans on Instagram

Sebastian Vettel announced his retirement from F1 set at the end of the 2022 season. So far, Vettel has remained eerily tight-lipped about his future plans. The only thing for certain is Vettel’s appearance in the 2023 Race of Champions. Beyond that, he claimed he needed some time and space for himself.

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However, recently, Vettel updated his Instagram story to tease a clip of himself racing in a junior formula with the words ‘Coming Soon’ written under it.Asked if there is a documentary or film coming out, he said: “You will see, we’ll see. No, I don’t do…I’m not a good actor. But you will see what’s next.”

Sebastian Vettel is infamous for being absent from social media. The one time he opened an Instagram account, he announced his retirement the very next day. So, this does not seem to be some throwaway post reminiscing old days.

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Could there be a Sebastian Vettel documentary in the works? And will we see a 2022 Singapore Grand Prix win in it? Let’s wait till this weekend and find out.

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Subarna Banerjee

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Subarna Banerjee is a Formula 1 Author at EssentiallySports. Having completed her postgraduate in literature, she boasts a vast experience in the field of professional content writing. Harboring a soft corner for Charles Leclerc and Ferrari, she takes an avid Ravenclaw-like interest in the motorsports universe.

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