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Sebastian Vettel – Profile

Sebastian Vettel (born 3 July 1987 in Heppenheim) is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for Red Bull Racing. He is the current World Champion and has won the championship in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever World Drivers’ championship runner-up. In 2010 he became the youngest driver ever to win the World Drivers’ Championship. That same year he helped Red Bull win the team’s first World Constructors’ Championship.

He won again in 2011, becoming the youngest double as well as youngest consecutive champion. Vettel also won the 2012 F1 World Championship, becoming the youngest triple champion in the history of the sport.

Early career

Vettel started amateur karting at the age of 3½. Having shown early promise, he was accepted into the Red Bull Junior Team at age 11. He won a host of junior titles.

In 2005 he drove for ASL Mucke Motorsport in the Formula 3 Euro Series. He was placed fifth in the final standings with 64 points, winning the year’s top rookie honours. He went on to test for the BMW Sauber team.

Vettel competed in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2007, and took his first win at the Nürburgring. He was leading the championship when he was called upon to race in Formula One permanently.

Driver Summary

Name Sebastian Vettel
Country Germany Germany
First Race United States Grand Prix Jun 17th 2007
Last Race Brazilian Grand Prix Nov 25th 2012
First Pole Italian Grand Prix Sep 14th 2008
Last Pole United States Grand Prix Nov 18th 2012
First Win Italian Grand Prix Sep 14th 2008
Last Win Indian Grand Prix Oct 28th 2012
First Podium Italian Grand Prix Sep 14th 2008
Last Podium United States Grand Prix Nov 18th 2012
User Ranking 241

Formula One History

Vettel made his Formula One debut at the 2007 United States Grand Prix, driving for BMW Sauber

On 31 July 2007, BMW released Vettel to join Red Bull’s Scuderia Toro Rosso team.

2009 – present. Vettel replaced David Coulthard at Red Bull Racing.

Sebastian Vettel F1 Race Results And Qualifying Performances

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
101 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 4 6 8
100 2012 United States Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 2 18
99 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 24 3 15
98 2012 Indian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
97 2012 Korean Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 2 1 25
96 2012 Japanese Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
95 2012 Singapore Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 3 1 25
94 2012 Italian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 5 22 0
93 2012 Belgian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 10 2 18
92 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 3 4 12
91 2012 German Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 2 5 10
90 2012 British Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 4 3 15
89 2012 European Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 Ret Alternator 0
88 2012 Canadian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 4 12
87 2012 Monaco Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 9 4 12
86 2012 Spanish Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 7 6 8
85 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
84 2012 Chinese Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 11 5 10
83 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 5 11 0
82 2012 Australian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 6 2 18
81 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 2 18
80 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 Ret Puncture 0
79 2011 Indian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
78 2011 Korean Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 2 1 25
77 2011 Japanese Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 3 15
76 2011 Singapore Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
75 2011 Italian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
74 2011 Belgian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
73 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 2 18
72 2011 German Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 3 4 12
71 2011 British Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 2 2 18
70 2011 European Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
69 2011 Canadian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 2 18
68 2011 Monaco Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
67 2011 Spanish Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 2 1 25
66 2011 Turkish Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
65 2011 Chinese Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 2 18
64 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
63 2011 Australian Grand Prix 1 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
62 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
61 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 2 1 25
60 2010 Korean Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 Ret Engine 0
59 2010 Japanese Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
58 2010 Singapore Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 2 2 18
57 2010 Italian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 6 4 12
56 2010 Belgian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 4 15 0
55 2010 Hungarian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 3 15
54 2010 German Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 3 15
53 2010 British Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 7 6
52 2010 European Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 1 25
51 2010 Canadian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 2 4 12
50 2010 Turkish Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 3 Ret Collision 0
49 2010 Monaco Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 3 2 18
48 2010 Spanish Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 2 3 15
47 2010 Chinese Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 6 8
46 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 3 1 25
45 2010 Australian Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 Ret Wheel 0
44 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix 5 Red Bull Renault 1 4 12
43 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 2 1 10
42 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 15 4 5
41 2009 Japanese Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 1 1 10
40 2009 Singapore Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 2 4 5
39 2009 Italian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 9 8 1
38 2009 Belgian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 8 3 6
37 2009 European Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 4 Ret Engine 0
36 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 2 Ret Suspension 0
35 2009 German Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 4 2 8
34 2009 British Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 1 1 10
33 2009 Turkish Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 1 3 6
32 2009 Monaco Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 4 Ret Accident 0
31 2009 Spanish Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 2 4 5
30 2009 Bahrain Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 3 2 8
29 2009 Chinese Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 1 1 10
28 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 13 15 Spun off 0
27 2009 Australian Grand Prix 15 Red Bull Renault 3 13 Collision 0
26 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 7 4 5
25 2008 Chinese Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 6 9 0
24 2008 Japanese Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 9 6 3
23 2008 Singapore Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 6 5 4
22 2008 Italian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 1 1 10
21 2008 Belgian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 10 5 4
20 2008 European Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 6 6 3
19 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 11 Ret Overheating 0
18 2008 German Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 9 8 1
17 2008 British Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 8 Ret Collision 0
16 2008 French Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 12 12 0
15 2008 Canadian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 19 8 1
14 2008 Monaco Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 19 5 4
13 2008 Turkish Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 14 17 0
12 2008 Spanish Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 18 Ret Collision 0
11 2008 Bahrain Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 19 Ret Engine 0
10 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 15 Ret Hydraulics 0
9 2008 Australian Grand Prix 15 Toro Rosso Ferrari 9 Ret Collision 0
8 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 13 Ret Hydraulics 0
7 2007 Chinese Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 17 4 5
6 2007 Japanese Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 8 Ret Collision 0
5 2007 Belgian Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 16 Ret Steering 0
4 2007 Italian Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 16 18 0
3 2007 Turkish Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 18 19 0
2 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix 19 Toro Rosso Ferrari 20 16 0
1 2007 United States Grand Prix 10 BMW Sauber BMW Sauber 7 8 1

 

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