In April, we jokingly mentioned that one reason†Red Bull Formula 1 driver and defending world champion Sebastian Vettel isn’t as dominant this season as he was in the past two, was that he was too busy making a martial arts short film courtesy of one of his team's major sponsors, Infiniti. If that were true, perhaps he'd now go back to his winning ways as the over-five-minute-long short entitled Kung Fu Vettel: Drive of the Dragon†has just been released.
Co-starring Hong Kong-based actress Celina Jade, the film has both Jade and Vettel riding in an Infiniti FX, with Jade giving the world champion a tour of an old Chinese town whey they stumble upon a hapless man being ganged up on, four-to-one.
We'll leave it at that so that you can watch Vettel do some old-fashioned kung fu moves. Maybe shooting the film did the German driver a world of good since it gave him a much-needed distraction from his all-consuming sport, which requires laser-like focus. And it may have provided him an outlet with which to vent out his frustration on the track.
Check out the video below and tell us if Vettel has a future in Hollywood.
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