Sebastian Vettel

Racing Driver
Born 3 AD

Sebastian Vettel is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for the British racing team Red Bull Racing. He is the current World Champion, having won the championship in 2010 and 2011. 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.… Read More

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  • Motor Racing Vettel Clear He's Staying At Ferrari
    Yahoo News - Dec 05, 2016
  • Fia Wrong On Two Counts With Vettel, Says Herbert
    Yahoo News - Nov 04, 2016
  • Vettel Puts Ferrari Into The Mix In Mexico - Oct 28, 2016
  • Vettel Fourth As Ferrari Struggle Again At United States Gp
    Yahoo News - Oct 23, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sebastian Vettel.


1987 Birth Born on July 3, 1987.
1991 4 Years Old Senna won his third F1 world championship title in 1991 at age 31. … Read More
1995 8 Years Old Vettel started amateur karting at the young age of 3½ and began racing in karts series in 1995, at the age of eight.


1998 - 2000 2 More Events
2003 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, he was promoted to open-wheel cars and won the 2004 German Formula BMW Championship with 18 victories from 20 races.
2005 18 Years Old In 2005 he drove for ASL Mucke Motorsport in the Formula 3 Euro Series. … Read More
2006 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Vettel became BMW Sauber's third driver at the 2006 Turkish Grand Prix, when former incumbent Robert Kubica was called up to replace Jacques Villeneuve for the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix. … Read More


Vettel was confirmed as BMW's test driver for 2007.
After four races of the 2008 season, Vettel was the only driver to have failed to finish a single race, having retired on the first lap in three of them. … Read More
…  However, as Vettel had more second fastest laps, he won the 2009 DHL Fastest Lap Award.
2010 - 2011 4 More Events
Vettel remained at Red Bull for the 2012 season, and was again partnered by Mark Webber. … Read More
2013 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Vettel started his fifth season with Red Bull Racing by qualifying on pole for the 2013 Australian Grand Prix, before going on to finish the race in third place, twenty-two seconds behind race winner Kimi Räikkönen. … Read More
Vettel is in a relationship with Hanna Prater, a childhood friend. In January 2014, Vettel became a father for the first time with the birth of his daughter, Emilie.
In September 2015, Vettel became a father for the second time with the birth of his second daughter, Matilda. … Read More
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