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SEBASTIAN VETTEL : FORMULA 1 RACER
Birthday: July 3, 1987
Also Known As: Sebastian
Sun Sign: Cancer
Famous As: Racing Driver
Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver, currently driving for Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One.
A four-time Formula One World Champion, he is one of the only four drivers to win four or more titles.
His relentless hunger for victory led him to become the youngest race winner, the youngest to win the World Drivers’ Championship, and the youngest double, triple and quadruple world champion in Formula One.
Vettel started amateur karting at the young age of 3½ and began racing in karts series in 1995, at the age of eight.
Having shown early talent, he was accepted into the Red Bull Junior Team at age 11 in 1998 and kept on winning various titles, such as the Junior Monaco Kart Cup in 2001. In 2003, he was promoted to open-wheel cars and won the 2004 German Formula BMW Championship with 18 victories from 20 races.
FORMULA ONE RECORDS
Vettel holds the following Formula One records:
Most podium finishes in a season
Most wins in a season
Most pole positions in a season
Most laps led in a season
Most consecutive wins
2013 Belgian Grand
Most consecutive Grand Slams
Most wins from pole position in a season
Youngest Grand Prix pole position winner
2008 Italian Grand
Youngest driver to score a double (pole position and race win)
21 years, 73 days
2008 Italian Grand
Youngest driver to score a hat-trick (pole position, race win, and fastest lap)
2009 British Grand
Youngest driver to score a grand slam (pole position, win, fastest lap, and led every
24 years, 119 days
2011 Indian Grand
Youngest Formula One World Drivers’ Champion
Youngest World Drivers’ Championship runner-up
22 years, 121 days
Shortest time elapsed before gaining a penalty
2006 Turkish Grand
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