WATCH: Sebastian Vettel Crashes a Local Marriage Proposal in Hungary

Published 07/30/2021, 7:22 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel walks around the track ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini


Sebastian Vettel is not only a 4-time world champion but also one of the kindest people on the grid. As the sun was setting on the Hungaroring, a couple had just gotten engaged. Spectators around them started cheering. But what made the moment even more special for the two was the surprise appearance from the German driver.

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The couple were overjoyed to see Vettel and were in complete shock. This surely made their evening more special and earned the Aston Martin pilot their support as he zips around the track on Friday afternoon.

Vettel drops by to congratulate the new couple in Hungary

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Fans are always excited to meet their favorite drivers whenever they head to the racetrack for the Grand Prix. However, this couple’s experience goes above and beyond. Not only did they get to meet the German world champion but were also congratulated by him for their engagement.

Vettel was happy to drop in to give his blessings to the new couple. He would certainly be pleased with himself as he knows he made their special occasion even more memorable.

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Can the German win this weekend?

The 34-year-old is hoping to get a result that he can be happy with for the upcoming weekend in Hungary. The previous race weekend, saw the German retire from the race as he had issues with his Aston Martin.

Now as he prepares himself for the eleventh round of the championship, Vettel is hoping to score some crucial points at the Hungaroring.

The German will be looking to redeem himself, and help his Silverstone-based team get ahead in the Constructors’ Championship.

Formula One F1 – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – July 3, 2021 Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel in action during qualifying REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

As it stands, Vettel finds himself in tenth place in the Drivers’ Championship, with just 30 points. The 4-time world champion will be hoping that he gets an opportunity to come out on top, and what better gift to give to the newly engaged couple than a win at Hungary.

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Do you think the German will make the most out of his visit to the Hungaroring this weekend? Let us know your predictions in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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