Vettel had been tipped for a move to Maranello for the 2014 season, as reported by BBC Sport at the time, but the deal never materialised.
It seems likely that Vettel will one day become a Ferrari driver and it will be intriguing to see how he fares alongside Alonso if that does indeed happen.
Ferrari is the oldest and most prestigious team in the history of F1 and a team every budding young driver aspires to race for. Yet some of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport have been linked to the team and, for one reason or another, it has never materialised.
Here, then, are the top 10 drivers never to have driven for the Prancing Horse.
Criteria is judged not only on how successful each driver was but also by examining evidence of how close they actually came to joining the Ferrari family.