Vettel denies driving Ferrari road car at 350kph

Did Sebastian Vettel really drive a Ferrari F12 at 350kph at Abu Dhabi?

Vettel denies driving Ferrari road car at 350kph
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari F12 Berinetta
Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Pat Fry, Scuderia Ferrari, Technical Director and Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel's press office has denied claims the German driver reached mind-numbing speeds on the public roads of Abu Dhabi last week.

A video is doing the rounds on Youtube apparently depicting Vettel, who is switching from Red Bull to Ferrari next year, reaching a top speed of 350kph on an Abu Dhabi highway at the wheel of a F12 Berlinetta.

 

Bild newspaper said the claims have been repeated by Matthias Malmedie, a motoring presenter for the German broadcaster RTL2.

But Vettel's press office rejected the claims, insisting the driver of the car was "explicitly not" the quadruple world champion.

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