Vettel Sporting a New Look Ahead of 2019

Published 12/07/2018, 8:54 AM EST


Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel has undergone a small makeover as the FIA prize-giving Gala approaches. Normally, Vettel sports stubble or was clean-shaven, but this time, he was seen sporting a moustache with no beard.

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In a way, it looked very Nigel Mansell-esque. The prize-giving ceremony takes place in Russia, specifically in St. Petersburg. The FIA Prize Giving ceremony is one of the year’s most anticipated social events within motorsport. Always a glittering occasion, the annual event unites champions from every major discipline of international motorsport together to receive their official FIA awards during a unique star-studded gala evening.

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The FIA Prize Giving ceremony has been the traditional closing event of the FIA Annual General Assembly week. Having previously been held in Monaco, New Delhi, Istanbul, Doha, Vienna and Paris, this year’s event will be hosted in the magnificent city of Saint Petersburg, for what is certain to be a memorable and spectacular evening.

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Dhruv George is a senior Formula One and NASCAR analyst for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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