Dec.23 (GMM) Luca di Montezemolo is predicting a future Ferrari drive for F1's new reigning world champion.
Earlier in 2010, en route to becoming the sport's youngest ever champion with Red Bull, 23-year-old Sebastian Vettel described Ferrari as "special", adding: "Why not go there in a few years?"The German is under contract with Red Bull for 2011, with an option to extend into 2012.Cologne tabloid Express reports that Ferrari president di Montezemolo sees Vettel as a natural successor for the struggling Felipe Massa."Sebastian is fast, intelligent and young," said the 63-year-old Italian. "He will drive a red car sooner or later."The team owner of Vettel's current team, Dietrich Mateschitz, said a month ago: "Seb wants to drive for Ferrari some day. We will make it as difficult a decision for him as possible."Express also reports that di Montezemolo recently made an offer to entice Red Bull designer Adrian Newey to Ferrari. Newey reportedly turned the offer down.