The four-time world champion has flown to Japan to assist launch his ‘Buzzin’ Nook’ marketing campaign, which is a part of his ongoing effort to boost consciousness for biodiversity.
In addition to Suzuka repainting the Flip 2 kerbs in bee colors to point out its help for Vettel’s plan, it additionally helped erect 11 insect accommodations which is able to sit in an space on the within of the lengthy opening part of the observe.
Talking on an Instagram put up on his channel on Wednesday, Vettel mentioned that the selection of colors for his undertaking was deliberate because the bee was an excellent icon for elevating public consciousness.
“Everyone knows one insect could be very well-known, and it is the bee,” he mentioned. “The bee is yellow and black, and it is the right ambassador for us round this undertaking.
“The thought is to focus on the significance of biodiversity as a result of it stands not only for the bee however for all the opposite bugs. So, we kind of use the bee as our ambassador, and she is going to assist us to hopefully stress this very highly effective message again there.”
Vettel has invited all of F1’s drivers and group bosses to a particular launch of the undertaking, which is able to happen at Suzuka on Thursday afternoon.
Having spent the previous couple of days serving to construct the insect accommodations, Vettel mentioned: “It is very thrilling, and a variety of work and fervour went into the undertaking, and it’s nice to have you ever all on board.
“It’s good to be again in Suzuka and hopefully that is only the start of an initiative and initiatives around the globe resulting in extra yellow and black kerbs at racetracks and extra habitat and house for bugs.”
He added: “We’ve to have a good time selection, not simply in human beings but in addition in nature, and we have now to guard it. That is actually near my coronary heart and that is what I need to stress right here and lift consciousness now.”
Vettel retired from F1 on the finish of final yr, having spent his final years in F1 pushing exhausting to boost consciousness for the setting.