In the round-up: Sebastian Vettel’s continuation of his Aston Martin deal is expected to be announced in the near future.

In brief

Vettel to stay at Aston Martin

Aston Martin executive chairman Lawrence Stroll indicated on Monday that Vettel is expected to remain at the team next year.

Asked about the world champion’s future Stroll said: “You will be getting an answer to that imminently and all indications are saying yes.”

Andretti confirms Hunter-Reay departure

Andretti has confirmed it is parting parts with Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2012 IndyCar champion and 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner, after 12 years with the driver. Hunter-Reay is in his third consecutive win-less season and has fallen to 17th in the standings.

He is tied on points with rookie Romain Grosjean, who has missed three races this year, and is widely tipped to take Hunter-Reay’s place at the team next year.

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On this day in motorsport

  • 20 years ago today Alex Zanardi incredibly survived a violent crash with Alex Tagliani in a CART race at the Lausitzring, but lost both his legs. Kenny Brack recovered from as spin to win the race.

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