Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel

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Sebastian Vettel: bio Sebastian Vettel (German pronunciation: [zeˈbasti̯an ˈfɛtl̩]; born 3 July 1987) is a German racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. He is a four-time Formula One World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 with Red Bull Racing. He is among the most successful F1 drivers of all time. He is one of only four drivers to have won four or more drivers' titles. He is contracted to remain as a Formula One driver with Scuderia Ferrari until at least the end of 2017. In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever World Drivers' Championship runner-up. The following year he went on to become the youngest driver ever to win the World Drivers' Championship, aged 23. In the same year he helped Red Bull win the team's first World Constructors' Championship. He followed up his first championship with three more titles, becoming the youngest double, triple and quadruple world champion in Formula One. The 2010 and 2012 titles were decided in the final round, in 2010 coming out on top over Fernando Alonso and Ferrari in a four-way title battle at Abu Dhabi, whilst in 2012 defeating Alonso and Ferrari again by three points. The 2011 and 2013 titles saw Vettel dominating the seasons and wrapping up the titles early. Full bio http://www.motorsport.com/driver/sebastian-vettel/bio

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Sebastian Vettel
Born (1987-07-03) 3 July 1987 (age 29)
Heppenheim, West Germany
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality German
2017 team Ferrari
Car number 5
Entries 180 (178 starts)
Championships 4 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Wins 42
Podiums 86
Career points 2,108
Pole positions 46
Fastest laps 28
First entry 2007 United States Grand Prix
First win 2008 Italian Grand Prix
Last win 2015 Singapore Grand Prix
Last entry 2017 Australian Grand Prix
2016 position 4th (212 pts)

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The German driver had set the quickest time in the first sector of his last flyer, but lost all his advantage in the remainder of the lap and finished 0.043s behind the Finn.Vettel, who had outqualified Raikkonen in all five previous races this year, conceded he had pushed too hard during his lap."I think the car was fine, really nice to drive but I probably pushed a bit too hard in ... Keep reading

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The four-time F1 champion ended the hour-long session 0.345s clear of teammate Kimi Raikkonen, who propped up a Ferrari 1-2.Just like both of Thursday's practice sessions, the ulrasoft-dominated FP3 provided yet another fastest-ever lap of the Monaco Grand Prix, Vettel's 1m12.395s a three-tenth improvement on his own previous record.After an initial flood of installation laps in the ... Keep reading

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