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Formula 1: Top 5 races of Sebastian Vettel

GAURI CHANDRA
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Australian F1 Grand Prix

One of the top-notch German racers of all time - no wonder he is nicknamed baby Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel presently drives in Formula One for the Scuderia Ferrari team. He has won the Formula One drivers World Championship title four times in a row (2010-13) with his former team, Red Bull Racing. He is acknowledged as one of the exceptional drivers in the history of the sport by his fellow competitors and his fans around the world. Vettel has signed a 3-year contract with Ferrari, which has been extended till the end of 2020.

In 2007, the world of F1 racing witnessed an absolutely amazing talent when the German hero made his debut at 2007 United States Grand Prix, eventually acclaiming the title of youngest pole sitter and race winner at 2008 Italian Grand Prix to his credit.

Italian Formula One Grand Prix: Race
Vettel in his Toro Rosso at the Italian Grand Prix, Monza.

#1 Conquering Adversities- 2008 Italian Grand Prix

Remembering Vettel's Toro Rosso days, he not only battled the appalling condition but came out as a hero in the end. He started behind the safety car due to the heavy showers at the start of the race, the decision taken by the FIA under safety grounds.

Once the safety car came in, he maintained his lead throughout the race and emerged on the top when the chequered flag came out. Low visibility and wet track were a huge hindrance but not to this decisive warrior who became the youngest ever race winner which signaled his achievements to come.


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