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Vettel currently sits fifth in the Formula 1 Championship.

Martin Brundle claims Sebastian Vettel isn’t in Formula 1 for the long haul

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Only two men have won more Formula One titles than Sebastian Vettel.

The German won four titles in four years with Red Bull between 2010 and 2013, but things have gone downhill since, and Martin Brundle has now questioned whether Vettel can re-find the form that saw him write his name in the Formula One record books.

After romping to the title for four consecutive seasons, Vettel’s career seems to have stalled in recent years.

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In 2014, he failed to win a race with Red Bull, and was on the podium just four times, eventually finishing fifth in the Championship.

However, a move to Ferrari in 2015 hasn’t seen an upturn in fortunes for Vettel. He won just three races in 2015 and finished third overall, behind the two Mercedes.

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Things have been even worse this year, with the German winning no races, currently sitting fifth overall, and also falling behind his former team Red Bull as well as Mercedes.

Comments made by Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene have now raised questions regarding Vettel’s future with the Scuderia.

Arrivabene told Italy’s Sky F1 that Vettel will have to earn an extension on his Ferrari contract and that “times have changed” since Michael Schumacher’s incredible time with the team.

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Martin Brundle has questioned whether Vettel will remain in Formula One for much longer, saying: “I’m beginning to think Sebastian Vettel won’t be in Formula 1 for the long haul.

"He came so young, he broke so many records. I just watch him at work and he’s lost his mojo.”

Brundle also reacted to the comments Arrivabene made, adding: “That was a choreographed interview, for a purpose, and the words were extremely strong there. I imagine Vettel will react to that very badly.

"I think what they are trying to tell him is, you drive the car, and we’ll sort the team out.”

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It’s been another difficult weekend for Vettel in Japan, having taken a three-place grid penalty, meaning he will start the race seventh.

His current contract at Ferrari is up at the end of next year, and there is still no indication that he will sign another.

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