Vettel at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix
3 Julie 1987 |
Heppenheim, Hesse, Wast Germany
|Formula Ane Warld Championship career|
|Races||179 (178 stairts)|
|Championships||4 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)|
|First race||2007 Unitit States Grand Prix|
|First win||2008 Italian Grand Prix|
|Last win||2017 Monaco Grand Prix|
|Last race||2017 Breetish Grand Prix|
|2016 position||4th (212 pts)|
Sebastian Vettel ([zeˈbastjan ˈfɛtəl]; born 3 Julie 1987) is a German Formula Ane racin driver, currently drivin for the Austrick racin team Reid Bull Racin. He is the current Warld Champion, havin wan the championship in 2010, 2011, an 2012.
In his first year drivin for Reid Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the saison as the youngest-ever Warld Drivers' championship runner-up. The follaein year he went on tae acome the youngest driver ever tae win the Warld Drivers' Championship. In the same year he helped Reid Bull win the team's first Warld Constructors' Championship. He follaeed up his first championship wi a seicont in 2011, acomin the youngest double warld champion. Vettel wan the 2012 F1 Warld Championship, acomin the youngest triple champion in the history o the sport.
Vettel haulds numerous ither "youngest" Formula Ane records, amang them: the youngest driver tae hae taken pairt in an offeecial practice session o a Grand Prix, tae score championship pynts, tae lead a race, tae secure pole poseetion, an tae win a race. He is an aa currently 3rd in the oweraw tally o pole poseetions behind fellae German, his idol an maist successful Formula 1 driver ever Michael Schumacher, an 3-time warld champion Ayrton Senna.
In 2013 Sebastian Vettel wis annoonced as Director o Performance for premium automotive brand Infiniti who an aa teetle sponsor the Infiniti Reid Bull Racin Formula Ane team.
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