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Sebastian Vettel Biography & Latest News

Sebastian Vettel Biography

Sebastian Vettel is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for Red Bull Racing. He is the current world champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011 and 2012. In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever World Drivers' championship runner-up. He also secured Red Bull's first pole position and race win in the team's history. The following year he went on to become the youngest driver ever to win the World Drivers' Championship. In the same year he helped Red Bull win the team's first World Constructors' Championship. He followed up his first championship with a second in 2011, becoming the youngest double as well as youngest consecutive champion. Vettel started his career as BMW Sauber's third driver at the 2006 Turkish Grand Prix and was confirmed as BMW's test driver during the 2007 season. At the 2008 Italian Grand Prix, Vettel became the youngest driver in history to win a Formula One Grand Prix. After the season had finished Vettel was named Rookie of the Year at the Autosport Awards. Vettel holds numerous other 'youngest' Formula One records, among them: the youngest driver to have taken part in an official practice session of a Grand Prix, to score championship points, to lead a race, to secure pole position, and to win a race. Vettel holds the fastest lap-time for a Formula One driver on BBC2's Top Gear programme in the "Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car" segment, with a lap of 1:44.0, beating previous holder Rubens Barrichello.

Sebastian Vettel Latest News & Articles

Hamilton bags pole position for US GP

F1: Japanese Grand Prix - 5 talking points

The five talking points of the Japanese GP held at Suzuka last weekend..

What's troubling Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel?

Vettel is clearly among the best in the world but not clearly in thick form in 2016? So what happened and what have been the German's woes?

2016 Singapore GP Preview and Live Timings

The Singapore GP starts this weekend and the championship tussle is fiercer than ever, now that Rosberg has cut Hamilton's lead to 2 points.
Hamilton edges Rosberg in second practice of Italian GP

2016 F1 Belgian GP Preview and Live Timings information

The summer break has provided a chance for the drivers and teams to rest and recharge before resuming the fight for both the championships
Hamilton wins German F1 GP, claims 4th race in a row

2016 Formula One German GP Preview

The gloves are off between the two Mercedes drivers as they battle for supremacy and the 2016 world championship.

F1 2016: Formula 1 drivers championship standings

Though Vettel, Kimi, Ricciardo and Verstappen are in the mix, it is hard to see Hamilton or Rosberg being challenged this season

2016 F1 British GP Preview and Live Timings information

Just 9 points separate Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as we move to Silverstone. Who will reign supreme in Great Britain? Stay Tuned
Hamilton wins Austria GP ahead of Verstappen, Raikkonen

2016 F1 European GP Preview and Live Timings information

As Baku prepares for it's maiden venture as a Formula One host here is the lowdown in the run upto the race on Sunday.

2016 Canadian Formula One GP Preview and Live Timings

A preview of the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada

2016 Formula One Monaco GP preview and live timings information: Time to gamble

Nico Rosberg's winning streak may have been broken but he will be aiming for victory in the principality of Monaco.

Dirk Nowitzki and Sebastian Vettel headline football match in tribute to Michael Schumacher

All proceedings from the match will be donated to two charities of the Schumacher family's choosing.
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