In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever World Drivers' championship runner-up. The Red Bull's lined up first and second on the grid, Vettel taking the pole position. Vettel's achievements had allowed him to leapfrog the works Red Bull cars of David Coulthard and Mark Webber in the championship. Webber with his fresher rubber, proved to be much quicker than both Alonso and Vettel. Vettel would prove to be a title contender from the first race, both he and teammate Paul di Resta shared a strong rivalry in fighting for the championship. 259 (258 starts) Vettel came out the worst qualifying fourth behind Button and Barrichello as teammate Webber took his first pole position. At the start, Vettel took the lead from Webber going into the first corner, a position he would hold until the end of  the race. Vettel would finish the race in sixth place. Despite this, Vettel was able to consistently outmatch his teammate at nearly every event and went on to take a total of five wins, five pole positions and twelve podiums throughout the nineteen race season. In Monaco, Vettel once again qualified in third, being beaten by the two Mercedes cars of Rosberg and Hamilton once again. Sebastian Vettel is known for his uniqueness in his helmet design for Formula One. However, on lap 22, Hamilton suffered a gearbox failure which saw Vettel inherit the lead, which he would continue to hold for the remainder of the race. As the reserve driver, Vettel would partake in the first practice sessions for the BMW Sauber team for the rest of the season. Vettel would go on to compete a second season in Formula Three with the ASL Mücke Motorsport team. Years active Vettel would find himself stuck behind the Ferrari of Massa for most of the afternoon, despite being consistently faster the Ferrari proved impossible to pass and teammate Webber was able to make ground over Vettel and Massa in the pitstops to take third position. Sebastian Vettel (born 3 July 1987 in Heppenheim, Bergstraße, Hesse, West Germany) is a German Formula One racing driver and a four-time Formula One World Champion, a title which he won for the fourth consecutive time in 2013. There was an improvement for Vettel going into the second round in Malaysia. Vettel managed to claw his way back to eighth before the conclusion of the race and was beginning to pressure the Red Bull of Mark Webber before crossing the finishing line. Further improvements were demonstrated in Britain as Vettel qualified a competitive eighth on the grid. Red Bull's new found competitiveness was evident as Vettel dominated the qualifying session with teammate Webber in third position. Going into the new season, Red Bull looked competitive once again, both Vettel and Webber performing well in pre-season testing. Towards the end of the race, Vettel was involved in an incident when lapping the HRT of Narain Karthikeyan, whilst overtaking his rear wheel clipped Karthikeyan's front wing. Abu Dhabi marked Vettel's one and only retirement of the season. Vettel was now only four points behind Alonso in the championship standings. He currently holds numerous records in Formula One, most of them from his first win … However towards the end of the race Vettel came under significant pressure from Jenson Button's McLaren who had closed the gap between them to within 3 seconds. For 2013, Vettel strolled to his fourth title after a slow start, finishing the season with nine consecutive wins as he broke his 2011 points tally. Vettel had managed to take second place in the championship in the race, two points ahead of Barrichello. At the start Vettel was able to get by Kubica at the first corner and consolidate his second position behind teammate Webber. In Germany, Vettel failed to attain pole position, starting the race from second behind championship leader Alonso. Fernando Alonso managed to get the jump on the Red Bull's at the start and take the lead but it was later revealed he had jumped the start and would have to pay a drive through penalty. However his lowly points finish meant that Alonso who had finished second in the race had drawn level with Vettel in the championship. In Britain, Vettel could only manage to qualify in fourth position behind Alonso, Webber and Michael Schumacher. Vettel was able to win four races in a row to successfully defend his title from Alonso. Sebastian is currently in a relationship with childhood sweetheart Hanna Prater. Vettel's race would end prematurely after only three laps due to an engine failure. Sebastian is a family man and lives with his wife and three kids in a medieval-style farmhouse in Switzerland. Saison der Formel-1-Weltmeisterschaft. At the start Button attempted to pass but Vettel forced him wide, Button queried whether Vettel should be penalised for the manoeveure over the McLaren team radio. Vettel would go on to dominate the race, leading away from pole position where he would never be challenged by any of his competitors by the time the chequered flag dropped at the end of the race. However Vettel was saved when a four car pile-up occured on lap 78, with the cars blocking the circuit the red flag was brought out. Vettel would remain in fourth place for the remainder of the race. Vettel led away ahead of Hamilton and Webber. The win moved him into the lead of the championship, three points ahead of Lewis Hamilton. His title plight was helped when his older compatriot Michael Schumacher, in his last Formula One race let Vettel through with relative ease, Schumacher stating earlier in the week that he supported Vettel's title defence. Vettel managed to hold on to the lead and take the race win. Vettel started the race on the harder tyres which allowed him to continue much longer than all his rivals in front of him who were on the soft tyre. With four laps to go Vettel overtook Button for third place, which he held to the finish. In Korea, it was another Red Bull front row lockout; however, it was Webber who beat Vettel to the pole position. That was until lap 25 when a failure on Vettel's wheel hub sent him spinning into the gravel and into retirement. Since the 2008 season Vettel has raced with the Bergstraße coat of arms on his helmet, this is in honour of the region of Heppenheim where he was born. Remaining in the category for 2002, Vettel performed less successfully to finish the championship in sixth position. Despite qualifying a competitive third on the grid for Malaysia, Vettel due to his grid penalty was dropped down to thirteenth on the grid. Vettel was partnered with fellow future F1 racers Paul di Resta, Kamui Kobayashi and Giedo van der Garde as teammates. Sebastian Vettel; g. 1987 m. liepos 3 d., Hepenhaime, vok. Vettel suffered another disappointing qualifying in Bahrain, managing only a eleventh position. For safety reasons, the race was started behind the safety car, and when the safety car pulled into the pits on the second lap, Vettel immediately began to extend his lead over the McLaren of Heikki Kovalainen in second position. November ausgetragen. The final race of the season at Brazil saw Vettel qualify in fourth position, four places above championship rival Alonso. The race began in heavy wet conditions behind the safety car, when racing commenced on lap 5 Vettel immediately began creating a gap to the Ferrari's in second and third. At the Spanish Grand Prix, Vettel once again struggled for pace, the new Red Bull chassis struggling to get to grips with the new Pirelli tyres. Vettel was able to overtake Kamui Kobayashi and Vitaly Petrov to make it up to fifth but got stuck behind the Ferrari of Felipe Massa. On lap 68, when Verstappen made a mistake and skipped Turn 2, Vettel said that Verstappen has to give the position back to him. Sebastian Vettel njemački je vozač Formule 1 i pobjednik sezona 2010, 2011, 2012. i 2013.Time je postao najmlađi svjetski prvak koji je osvojio 4 uzastopna naslova svjetskog prvaka. For 2003, Vettel made a further step in his motor racing career inwhich he began competing in single-seaters joining the Formula BMW ADAC series within his homeland of Germany. The strong result by the Red Bull cars in recent races had allowed them to overtake the McLaren cars in the constructor's championship. Vettel eager for a race win duelled with the McLaren of Lewis Hamilton throughout the race. The race would prove to be little improvement for Vettel. Whilst Alonso went on to finish second in the race, it was not enough for him to win the title, and Vettel, who finished sixth in the race, secured his third title by three points from Alonso. The race would be another disappointment as Vettel appeared to be unable to compete with the front runners and would finish the race in eighth place. Whilst most of the media lay blame of the incident upon Vettel. The now demotivated Massa dropped off the pace significantly and was challenged by Vettel at the end of the race, but Vettel was unable to take second away from the Ferrari driver. In pre-season testing, Vettel and Ferrari dominated, as he was 8th even when using the hard compound tyres. Vettel immediately adjusted well to the category and in his first race at Misano he finished in second position before at the following race he managed to take a win in the series after original winner Pastor Maldonado was disqualified from the race. For the penultimate round of the championship, Vettel took what was seemingly to be an almost routine pole position for the grand prix. However he could not get past the McLaren driver before the conclusion of the race and had to settle for second position ahead of Hamilton and Webber. Sutil unlike most of the field had started the race on the medium compound tyre, instead of the softs which enabled him to last longer at the front. Driver data Vettel's main rivals Webber and Alonso were having a torrid race, dropping to the back half of the top 10. From a very young age, compatriot motor racer Michael Schumacher had been one of Vettel's heros and inspirations. Vettel spun after facing pressure from Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. However, teammate Webber was gaining ground in the championship after taking victory in Spain. Despite this, Vettel would start in a competitive tenth on the grid for the first race of the season. Lewis Hamilton ended the 16 consecutive race run in which a Red Bull had been on pole position in Korea. The Brawn's for the first time appeared vulnerable, only qualifying fourth and fifth with Barrichello ahead of Button. 2021 sezonundan itibaren Aston Martin takımıyla yarışacaktır. However Hamilton and Alonso still appeared to be quicker and both were ahead of him following the first round of pit-stops. Unfortunately for him, the race would not go as planned, Vettel stalled on the grid causing him to drop multiple places at the start and then at the third corner, Vettel was involved in a collision that saw himself, Mark Webber, Jenson Button and Anthony Davidson taken out of the race. Previous teams At Monaco, the Red Bull's maintained control over the qualifying session however once again it was Webber who held the advantage over Vettel to take pole. The Hungarian Grand Prix saw Red Bull hold a significant advantage over their Brawn rivals. Vettel had a much more extensive test session than his previous F1 test with Williams, completing a total of 83 laps for the BMW Sauber team. From there, Vettel took a dominant win 16 seconds ahead of Alonso in second. Sebastian Vettel Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Biography, Net Worth . Vettel unable to compete with the Ferrari's maintained position in third as the Ferrari cars pulled into the distance. Born Following the restart Vettel made a poor getaway and lost two places to Kamui Kobayashi and Felipe Massa. It was a strong comeback drive for Vettel who had started from the pit lane, however Alonso who had finished second had reduced Vettel's championship lead to ten points with his second place finish. Webber who now had a convincing lead over Vettel was told over the radio that Vettel would not challenge him for the lead and the two cars would maintain position to the finish. At the start Vettel was able to make up places on the grid in the opening laps, however his charge was halted when he became stuck behind the Force India of Nico Hülkenberg in fourth position. Vettel would finish the race third behind Hamilton and Räikkönen. 2019 Singapore Grand Prix By lap eight, Vettel had created a gap of 6.3 seconds over the McLaren driver. However, Vettel's four stop strategy gamble did not pay off and by the end of the race he had dropped behind Kimi Räikkönen and Felipe Massa. The race was held in torrentially wet conditions and Vettel caught out on the intermediate tyre was one of many drivers to be caught out in the wet conditions and aquaplaned off the circuit and into retirement. Vettel is congradulated on his third successive world title by his hero and rival Michael Schumacher who concluded his career in Brazil. At the start, Vettel dropped to fourth behind Alonso, but on lap 4, he was able to repass Alonso when he made a mistake. Vettel struggled in qualifying for the next race in China. These results were enough for him to finish second in the championship behind Maximilian Götz. 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Vettel was involved in a significant amount of pre-seasont testing with the team and was invited to compete in the Friday practice sessions of the first two rounds of the championship at Australia and Malaysia. The next race in Singapore, proved to be another successful race for Vettel. However he was promoted back to sixth at the end of the first lap after Lewis Hamilton's retirement. The result meant Red Bull took their first Constructor's Championship, rivals McLaren and Ferrari not being able to get enough points to challenge Red Bull going into the final race. Red Bull continued to be competitive in Germany, the Brawn's and Red Bull's battling for pole position. Vettel however was able to take the lead from Grosjean during the first round of pit stops, he would hold the lead for the remainder of the race. In the race, he managed to overtake Leclerc but he later lost the position. Hungary was the next venue, and once again, the Mercedes of Hamilton proved to be superior in qualifying taking the pole position ahead of Vettel. He currently drives for Ferrari alongside Charles Leclerc, having previously raced for BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso and Red Bull. Vettel opted to pit whilst Alonso instead decided to stay out. Hamilton opted to take the initiative overtaking and unlapping himself from Vettel. Vettel took some valuable points in second but once again the Red Bull proved to be second best to the Brawn as Button continued to streak ahead in the championship. Despite this team order Vettel closed up to Webber and overtook him for the lead. When the teams arrived in Australia for the first Grand Prix of the season, it was evident that Red Bull were extremely quick and proved to be potential championship contenders. Vettel remained in second for the remainder of the race, finishing behind Button who took the race win. At the start Vettel took a commanding lead, Webber lost second place to the Renault of Robert Kubica. július 3. However starting from the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Vettel would begin to put in a consistent run of high points finishing positions. Vettel selected the number five as his personal number due to the fact that it was the number he had raced with much success back in his karting days in 2001 as well as it being the number he raced with during the 2010 season, the year he won his first championship. Vettel made another poor start and dropped behind Barrichello and the Ferrari of Felipe Massa at the start. Nonetheless, Vettel was crucially ahead of all his championship rivals. With the Ferrari's and McLaren's languishing in the mid-field, Vettel was now able to gain second place in the driver's standings, being on a equal 37 points to Fernando Alonso, two points behind Felipe Massa. The race was held under severe wet conditions and began the first few laps under the safety car. Vettel was able to continue his resurgent qualifying performance at the European Grand Prix taking a convincing pole position. Red Bull management admitted Vettel had disobeyed team orders, yet he saw no disciplinary action from the team following the incident. However, an accident in the Formula Renault series nearly severed off one of his fingers; the accident was predicted to keep him out of the Championship for the rest of the season, but he would return to the cockpit for the very next F3 race at Zandvoort only four weeks after his accident. Vettel found himself in third place behind the Red Bull of Mark Webber and the McLaren of Lewis Hamilton. He was born on July 3,1987, Heppenheim, Germany. Vettel's penalty meant he would start the race from 17th on grid. Qualifying in Australia confirmed the pace of the Red Bull as the two cars lined up first and second on the grid with Vettel ahead of Webber. At the start Barrichello nearly stalled sending him to the back of the grid while on the first lap Button retired in a collision at turn 4. At the start Vettel got past teammate Webber to take fifth and settled in behind the two Mercedes cars of Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg. Jenson Button took third in the race, despite the strong result, Vettel and Red Bull were still significantly off the McLaren's in the championship, the result however enabled Vettel to climb back up to third in the championship. Vettel was able to get past Trulli in the second round of pitstops but was hounded by the Toyota driver right to the chequered flag. Vettel was able to climb his way back up to sixth, but the McLaren's of Button and Hamilton took a 1-2 finish in the race, Vettel also losing out to Rosberg who finished third and Alonso who finished fourth. As of now, Sebastian Vettel is indisputably the most excel… The Turkish Grand Prix saw Vettel finish a race for the first time that season, but not without suffering a puncture on the first lap and refuelling problems which saw no fuel enter the car during one of his pit-stops, forcing him to finish a lowly 17th. Vettel had begun to challenge Webber before the end and had closed the gap to 0.7 seconds before the chequered flag, forcing Vettel to concede his challenge finishing the race in third position behind his championship rivals. Despite the fact that Vettel was rapidly losing pace to the Lotus cars, he was able to hold the lead to the end and take his first victory of the season. Vettel lost the lead to Alonso going into the first corner, however quickly reclaimed it in a daring move going around the outside and onto the grass at turn 4 on lap 7. Vettel then came under significant pressure from Button and after the first round of pit-stops lost second to the other McLaren driver. Vettel spent approximately three hours in the Williams FW27 and completed a total of 25 laps of the circuit. Mixed conditions at the Belgian Grand Prix saw a change in the usual grid hierachy for the race, Vettel in the wet conditions could only manage an uncharacteristic fourth on the grid. Two days later it was announced Vettel had been signed on for the 2008 season as well. After his success in Formula BMW, Vettel would move up a category for the 2005 season, joining the Formula 3 Euro Series competing for the German ASL Mücke Motorsport team. It was evident that Vettel was struggling upon arriving for the first race in Australia. Webber's retirement in Singapore eliminated him from championship contention, with Vettel, Button and Barrichello left to fight for the title with three races to go. The race would be marked by controversy as the Ferrari of Massa would be forced to let teammate Alonso through under veiled team orders. The race appeared to be a good chance for the Red Bull drivers to gain points back after the disappointing start to season as the McLaren and Ferrari drivers languished at the tail end of the field due to an error in tyre choice in the mixed conditions. The race proved to be more disappointing with Vettel running into the back of the Super Aguri of Anthony Davidson and going on to finish a lowly 18th. Toro Rosso appeared to be competitive during pre-season testing, Vettel participating in a single test for the main Red Bull Racing team in Barcelona at the end of February, substituting for race driver David Coulthard who had suffered a neck injury. Han blev världsmästare i Formel 1 för första gången 2010 , vid endast 23 års ålder, sedan han vunnit det sista loppet för säsongen i Abu Dhabi den 14 november 2010. Patrí medzi najúspešnejších pilotov F1 všetkých čias. Status The McLaren's clearly superior in this race began to pull away from Vettel in third place. Vettel impressed in qualifying, qualifying a respectable ninth position significantly ahead of teammate Liuzzi. Her parent's names are Sebastian Vettel and Hanna Prater. By lap 19 Vettel had climbed to third, he then got stuck behind the Mercedes of Michael Schumacher, the two duelled for several laps before Vettel finally was able to overtake Schumacher. At the start Vettel immediately began pulling away and began to set fastest laps, he would then go on to dominate the race with teammate Webber finishing second ahead of Barrichello. Vettel once again lost pole to Webber, dropping to third behind Hamilton who managed to steal second place from him. Vettel took another convincing pole position where he would go on to dominate the race, finishing eight seconds ahead of Button in second. Vettel secured pole position with his championship rival Jenson Button lining up alongside him on the grid. Ricciardo, weaving to get warmth into his tyres, performed an unexpected manoeuvere that forced Vettel to take evasive action, running wide off the circuit hitting a bilboard. Vettel then came under significant pressure from teammate Webber, despite instructions from the team to Webber to not pass Vettel, Webber ignored these instructions and continued to attempt to pass. As a result of the controversial incident, Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty. Following the first round of pit stops, Vettel found he had lost the lead to the Force India of Adrian Sutil. This marked the first time since the 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix in which Vettel failed to make it into Q3. However after an accident involving Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa occured, the safety car was brought out ruining Vettel's lead. On the 27th September 2005, Vettel drove a Formula One car for the first time at a test session in the Circuito de Jerez alongside Williams race driver Mark Webber and Williams test driver Nico Rosberg. After the race, he was phoned by Kvyat after the incident. Following the conclusion of the 2010 season, Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel seemed in prime form to retain their titles going into the 2011 season. At the start Vettel made his customary strong start and began to create a significant gap to Webber behind who was involved in a tense duel with Alonso for second. Business Women Public Figure and Spouse of famous sports personality and German racing driver named “Sebastian Vettel” who is a famous four-time Formula One Worl Champion.He is won Red Bull Racing consecutive titles from 2010 to 2013. Schumacher would go on to win his first Formula One World Championship shortly afterwards. At the start Vettel immediately took the lead and began to create a gap. Vettel's situation did not improve much upon arriving in China. Vettel performed well in qualifying, finishing the session 16th, three places above teammate Liuzzi. Hamilton and Vettel exited the pits behind the McLaren of Jenson Button. As well as this Vettel did extensive testing mileage and evaluation for the team throughout the season on the teams' F1.07 car.