Biographical info on Sebastian Vettel

BY foxsports • October 9, 2011

NAME: Sebastian Vettel

BORN: July 3, 1987

F1 GRANDS PRIX: 77

WINS: 20

PODIUMS: 34

POLES: 28

CAREER:

1995: Started racing karts.

2006: Entered Formula One in August becoming the reserve driver for BMW Sauber at the Turkish Grand Prix.

2007: Made his F1 debut for BMW Sauber at U.S. Grand Prix. Released in July to join Toro Rosso, becoming race driver from the Hungarian Grand Prix onwards.

2008: Became the youngest driver in history to win a Formula One Grand Prix at the Italian Grand Prix at 21 years and 74 days.

2009: Replaced David Coulthard at Red Bull Racing. Won four races (China, British, Japan, Abu Dhabi) to finish runner-up to Jenson Button.

2010: Won five races (Malaysia, Europe, Japan, Brazil, Abu Dhabi) to became the youngest world champion in F1 history.

2011: Defended his world title with four races to spare.


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