Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel was born July 3, 1987 in a small district center in Germany - Heppenheim. Despite the young age of Vettel, for 2009, ranked second in the ranking of the Formula 1 and a portfolio of 84 points. The hard way on the steps of sports career Vettel started in 1995 in karting. In 2001 he wins the national and European Junior Championships, and since 2003, playing in the German series BMW and already in the debut season becoming vice-champion. Next season brings Vettel is the title of champion. Manual BMW does not overlook the outstanding results of the young rider. In 2005, Vettel gets the opportunity to participate in the tests of the Formula 1 and at the same time act in European Formula 3. This season, gaining 64 points, he finished fifth try on the title - the newcomer of the year. Yes, a welcome victory in the race has been won, but the "fault" was not the low-skilled Vettel and Lewis Hamilton dominated. 2006 was marked for Sebastian conclusion of the contract with BMW Sauber test driver. This did not prevent him to continue his performance in the Formula 3 season and finish second. A welcome debut in Formula 1 pilot has brought major Vettel in 2007, the team Toro Rosso. In qualifying Sebastian showed the result of the seventh and finished eighth in the race. This allowed the German racer to earn his first point, on the indicator to become the youngest ever Formula 1 pilot and firmly establish themselves on the line 14 in the final ranking of pilots. Thoroughly consolidate the team Toro Rosso Sebastian Vettel was able in 2008, recording an asset to his first pole position and victory at the Italian Grand Prix race in the rain. In general, this year was successful for the driver - 35 points and eighth in the rankings - not a bad result. At the end of the season Vettel refused to renew the contract with Toro Rosso and goes to the team Red Bull. Rainy race in Japan in 2009 gave Vettel is a good chance to get on the podium, but made a mistake, he was unable to finish. However, it is the next stage, which took place in China has helped rehabilitate a German, to collect transcripts points (second in the season), to earn second pole position and finish the Grand Prix of the fourth. At the beginning of 2010, Sebastian Vettel took part in the three seasons of Formula 1, played 43 times at the Grand Prix, won 5 wins, 5 pole positions and earned 125 points. And this in 22 years.
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Formula 1

2017-11-24 12:04:04

Sebastian Vettel Halo is not the biggest problem in Formula 1

Sebastian Vettel Halo is not the biggest problem in Formula 1

Next season on the cars of Formula 1 will be the Halo system. According to Sebastian Vettel, it's pretty quickly get used to a new kind of racing cars.Sebastian Vettel "Yes, next season the cars of Formula 1 will be different. But it quickly got used to it. Of course, cars this year look much better, but gradually we will get used to it. We'll work on the exterior. Besides, it's not the main problem in the Formula-1".

2017-11-23 12:14:03

The organizers of the Race of Champions has named the date and the participants of the show

The organizers of the Race of Champions has named the date and the participants of the show

The next Race of Champions to be held in the capital of Saudi Arabia from 2 to 3 February.The organizers of the Race of Champions called by some the participants of the show. David Coulthard former Formula 1 driver, Lando Norris champion Euroseries Formula 3 and reserve the pilot of McLaren, Josef newgarden's IndyCar champion, Tom Kristensen winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans, Juan Pablo Montoya the ex-Formula 1 driver and winner of Indy 500, Petter Solberg WRC champion, Ryan hunter-ray IndyCar champion and Elio Castroneves the winner of the Indy 500.Last year the Race of Champions in the individual competition was won by Montoya. In the Nations Cup and then won by Germany, which alone was represented by Sebastian Vettel. But this time the German refused to participate in the show.

2017-11-17 09:44:04

Sebastian Vettel hoping for a good race in Abu Dhabi

Sebastian Vettel hoping for a good race in Abu Dhabi

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel has admitted that he believes in success and during the final race in Abu Dhabi.Sebastian Vettel "Brazil was a great race. Now I hope that we will be able to perform well in Abu Dhabi, and then win the world title next year.That is our goal, to which we will go all winter. I even refused a third-party interventions, for example, in the race of Champions, to fully focus on preparing for the season and the new struggle".

2017-11-15 11:14:03

Valtteri Bottas wants to fight to the last

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas does not exclude that he can still achieve second place in the standings. Before the final race between him and Sebastian Vettel, 22 points difference.Valtteri Bottas "Yes, this is possible. The difference is 22 points, and 25 points still available, but I will need one good race.Of course, this is not the same as to fight for the championship, but second place is always better than third. Especially for the team.Will I help Lewis or not - it depends on the situation. Lewis has his ambitions. Like any other pilot, he wants to win.I don't expect someone to completely ruin your entire race for me, all depends on the situation".

2017-11-14 11:24:04

Nico Rosberg believes in the victory of Sebastian Vettel

Nico Rosberg believes in the victory of Sebastian Vettel

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg believes that Sebastian Vettel can win next year.Nico Rosberg "this year they had a great opportunity to win the championship, but Mercedes was stronger. So I think the gap between Mercedes and Ferrari may be even more in the new season.But let's face the truth, even Mercedes makes mistakes. Sebastian needs to work and believe that he will be able to take advantage of luck at the right time. He can win the title".

2017-11-12 21:34:04

Sebastian Vettel I controlled the race

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel won the race Grand Prix of Brazil, ahead of nearest rival by two seconds.Sebastian Vettel "It was a good start. I knew that I had nothing to lose at the start. I attacked the first corner on the inside. The fight against Bottas was very dense, but short. I was able to overtake him, and then simply maintained his lead. After the safety car I attacked in full force, and controlled the race.I'm happy for the team, happy for myself. This was an important race for us, because we all worked hard during this race to fight for victory. We have a break until the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, but we definitely will not. During the race I had a lot of work with rubber, to control its flow, to keep pace, but we did it".

2017-11-12 20:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

184951 - Today from pole position for the third time in his career, will start Valtteri Bottas.185046 - Next to him is Sebastian Vettel.185102 - Second row Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.185154 - Third row Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso.185252 - the Spaniard sixth, and so high it didn't start in 2014, when he played for Ferrari.185319 - the Fourth row completely for Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz.185341 - Completing the top ten Felipe Massa and Esteban Windows.185405 - we Already know that Massa ends his career in Formula 1, so it's his last start on home track.185432 - Next Grosjean, Vandorn, Magnussen, Riccardo, Wehrlein, Stroll, Ericsson, Hartley and 185511 - Riccardo and the last four were different penalties one for replacement of transmission, some elements of the power plant.185525 from the pit lane will start Lewis Hamilton.185603 - British guy failed the first qualified in the status of four-time champion, breaking the car on the first lap. 185629 - Mercedes took advantage of the situation and replaced Lewis powerplant, so it will start from the pit lane.185724 - the Temperature is +28C and the track warmed up to +60C185818 - Round here short 4309 M185826 - race Distance - 71 185840 - There are two independent zones DRS185852 - Rain during the race is not 185926 - Raikkonen on the starting grid had problems with the electrics. But I guess everything was solved.190013 - Pilots go on warm-up 190027 - Most pilots chose the tires 190107 - On the harder Soft will start Riccardo he spent the second part of the qualification on these tires, Eriksson, went Out and 190130 - a Lot of live were greeted by the local 190202 - Machine return to the starting 190218 - All ready to 190230 - Lewis stands at the exit of the pit 190259 - START190327 - Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen.190334 - Behind the reversal 190406 - Grosjean and Windows simultaneously 190412 - On the road machine 190439 - Grosjean knocked out Windows, and Esteban is the first gathering in your career190502 - McLaren Vandorn 190515 Windows tried to get to the boxes, but still stood on 190527 - the Entire peloton rides through pit 190650 - 1 lap Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, Alonso, Massa, Perez, Hulkenberg, Sainz, Faded, Ericsson, Hartley, Stroll, Hamilton, Wehrlein, Grosjean, 190706 - Magnussen also 190724 - by car Riccardo changed the bow 190840 - During the launch.

2017-11-11 23:24:03

Qualifying score after Brazil

In the team Williams Felipe Massa drove a qualifying score with their partner and 172. The most equal fight to Sauber, where Pascal Wehrlein is leading with a score 107.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-6Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 14-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-13Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 12-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 17-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 15-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-2Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 2-1Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 12-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-10.

2017-11-11 23:04:03

Sebastian Vettel We're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles

Sebastian Vettel We're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles

Only 38 thousandths of a second, Sebastian Vettel lost Valtteri bottas in the fight for pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.Sebastian Vettel in an interview with Sky Sports "All is well, although I would like to be ahead. Am I too late started to slow down in the first turn, causing lost time. The rest of the circle I drove well, but it was not enough to win.I lost only three hundredths of a second, and in such cases I think that could easily beat the opponent. But I know that we're faster than Bottas on the long series of circles. Let's see what happens in the race".

2017-11-11 12:34:03

Lewis Hamilton will follow up on Sebastian Vettel

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that will be focused on upcoming fight with Sebastian Vettel for the new title.Lewis Hamilton "Sebastian has just signed a contract with Ferrari for three years, and it was good. I will try to make his life harder. Perfection is my goal. I want to get as close to perfection. The fight with SEB will continue".

2017-11-11 09:14:05

Sebastian Vettel We drove more laps than expected

Sebastian Vettel We drove more laps than expected

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel on the results practices Grand Prix of Brazil was in fourth position. The leaders of the German lost three tenths of a second.Sebastian Vettel "I think in the end we drove around more than initially expected, as we all expected it to rain that day. It was great today to go so many laps, but the team still need to work on balance, which will automatically increase our qualifying pace.I think the defeat of our main competitors will not be easy. Will see where we are tomorrow.

2017-11-10 15:34:06

Lewis Hamilton is ready to help to Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton is ready to help to Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton, ahead of schedule became the champion in Mexico, ready to help the partner to Mercedes, Valtteri Bottas in the fight for second place in the championship. Now Finn is inferior to Sebastian Vettel 15 points.Lewis Hamilton "I'm ready to help, but it is unlikely that the team will ask me about it. Yes, and Bottas want to achieve this result. But if the team asks for, we'll help".

2017-11-10 11:24:03

Mercedes the Last two races will be our tests

The Mercedes team in the official newsletter, declared that during the last two Grand Prix of the season-2017 will be to work on new products for next year.Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes "For the two races to the end of the season the balance of risk for the team has changed dramatically compared to the situation before the Grand Prix of Mexico.The last two races, so will be a good opportunity for us to test some interesting decisions for next year. We will conduct a series of experiments for two Fridays. We are even willing to sacrifice the races, if you get a chance to be better next year".The team has already secured victory in the constructors 'championship and the drivers' championship. However, there is still a chance to take second place in the standings, where Valtteri Bottas concedes Sebastian Vettel 15 points.

2017-11-04 14:24:03

Vettel not afraid of Hamilton

Vettel not afraid of Hamilton

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel already aims to stop Lewis Hamilton winning another title in 2018.Sebastian Vettel "Only a very few athletes on the planet have four titles of world champion, so they need to be respected.If you look at this season, Lewis was the best pilot, and that's why he earned his title. You never know what will happen in the future. But next season I will do my best to Lewis not got the fifth title.2017 was his year, but 2018 is another story. Then everything will start from scratch. Like Ferrari, we are on the right path of development, and I firmly believe that we will be able to be on top in 2018.I'm not afraid of Lewis. On the contrary, I like to race against him. If you beat Lewis Hamilton, you are proud of what he did, because his level is extremely high.We have to be even better and we will. In the end, we know that we are not fighting with Mickey mouse and Donald duck".

2017-11-02 14:54:03

Sebastian Vettel abandoned the Race of Champions

Sebastian Vettel abandoned the Race of Champions

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel said that he will not take part in the traditional Race of Champions, which this time will take place in Saudi Arabia.According to the German, he wants to focus on preparing for the season-2018. In particular, he plans to spend a lot of time in the Ferrari simulator.Over the past few years Vettel has consistently participated in the Race of Champions. Paired with Michael Schumacher, he has won several Nations Cups. In the individual competition Sebastian won in 2015.

2017-10-31 12:14:05

Sebastian Vettel I acknowledge the victory over Lewis

Sebastian Vettel I acknowledge the victory over Lewis

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel said he recognized the victory this year with Lewis Hamilton.Sebastian Vettel "I don't like this question. I don't like talking about the fact that our machine is worse than the German. I don't want in any way to downplay the success that Lewis deserves it. I admit, the victory for Lewis".Recall that Vettel was leading the championship most of the season until the 13th stage in Italy. Then the initiative intercepted Hamilton, who won four of the last six races.

2017-10-30 10:14:05

Sebastian Vettel I fought until the end

Sebastian Vettel I fought until the end

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel after the incident on the first lap finished in the fourth position and lost chances for the title.Sebastian Vettel "I know the team worked hard, did everything possible, but we have not achieved what they wanted. It's hard to cross the finish line, knowing that you are no longer participating in the fight for the title.I fought to the end, giving everything, but in the last laps the gap from Kimi was very large and after it I had to overtake another driver. I believed that car security is a reality that she could still leave at the end of the race, but no.I congratulate Lewis, good for him. But tomorrow you'll Wake up and it will be another day. There will be a new challenge. Our team is growing, and there are a lot of good points. Overall, I think we are on the right track".

2017-10-29 23:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Mexico

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Mexico

214846 - Today from pole position, for the 50th time in his career, will start Sebastian Vettel.214908 - I Have to say that in the previous two Grand Prix of Mexico was won by the holder of pole position.214927 - the Second starting position from max Verstappen, who lost to Vettel just 86 thousandths of a second.214951 - On this occasion, Lewis Hamilton joked "Look, I'll give Max this time".215004 - the championship leader will start third.215030 - Today, Hamilton can become champion, if you will finish no lower than fifth place, regardless of the outcome Vettel.215104 - the Next on the starting grid there are two of Finn Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen.215139 - Sixth position from Esteban Windows, then two Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz.215239 - Completing the top ten, Sergio Perez and Felipe Massa.215259 - Next Stroll, Eriksson, Wehrlein, Magnussen, Grosjean, ricciardo, Hartley, Alonso, Vandorn and 215418 - Before the start.

2017-10-28 23:54:03

Sebastian Vettel It was really a cool circle

Sebastian Vettel It was really a cool circle

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel won the qualification of Grand Prix of Mexico. For four-time champion is the 50th pole position of his career.Sebastian Vettel "Yeah, it was a great round To be honest, each circle was given to me with great difficulty. The car was constantly slipping, had to fight with the tires. I drove the first sector and was able to win the qualification just because of this.We are very often lost in the recent past and today in the first two rounds we weren't the first, but I was able to go perfectly the first sector and to achieve for the team the pole position. So I'm very happy.Yesterday we saw that the racing speed we have. We made some changes and it worked. It looks promising. This victory is very important for me. Tomorrow Lewis will attack, that's for sure. But let's see what we can do".

2017-10-28 22:44:03

Qualification account after Mexico

Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams continues dominance of one of the pilots, and Haas and Sauber fight between teammates almost equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen 13-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-12Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 15-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 14-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-1Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 1-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-9.

2017-10-28 12:24:03

Sebastian Vettel We have not performed work at 100

Sebastian Vettel We have not performed work at 100

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel in practice for the Mexican Grand Prix showed the 4th result.Sebastian Vettel "It was the day when we didn't do all their work 100. After problems in the beginning of the session we lost a lot of time, which failed to catch up.This is a short track with lots of traffic, so it is not suitable for tests. In addition, it is difficult to cool the engine, brakes, all the components, so if you are stuck for someone else, anything can fail gathering. Here I would like to be ahead of the traffic, maintaining his pace. I think to keep the temperature as low as possible here will be difficult, but those who will succeed will have the highest rate.The car is already fast, I just think it is important to find the right balance".

2017-10-25 11:44:03

Vettel defends Arrivabene after hearing about the dismissal

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel has supported its leader Maurizio Arrivabene after rumors that it should be fired from the team.Sebastian Vettel "In the past Maurizio has often been criticized, but he's good at his job and he was a real leader."The head of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne also said that the rumors about the resignation Arrivabene is not true.Sergio Marchionne "Maurizio is not responsible for problems with the car. And Mattia, Maurizio involved in this process in equal shares. To look for the culprit pretty stupid right now. Technically, as CEO, I am also to blame.It is important that problems are solved and we move forward. Three Asian trails was the sum of failure events, and the likelihood of recurrence in the future is low. We solved this problem by inviting an expert from outside. We know how to continue to fight for victory".

2017-10-23 15:34:04

Sebastian Vettel I don't know what happened

Sebastian Vettel I don't know what happened

After a tight fight in qualifying Sebastian Vettel was expected to win the race. However, on Sunday the Ferrari could not compete with Mercedes.Sebastian Vettel "I don't know what happened. For the first part there were complications. Towards the end of the course, the car has regained its former speed, but it was too late.In qualifying we were very close to Mercedes. Usually in the race we're going even faster, but not this Sunday".

2017-10-23 00:44:04

Sebastian Vettel we just didn't Have the speed

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel in Austin finished second and now plays the leader of the championship with 66 points.Sebastian Vettel "the Start was very good, but I still missed Lewis. We didn't have the speed to fight for victory, and happy she was. Congratulate him with this victory.After the first pit stop we were faster, but Lewis still came out on top. The second pit stop did not bring that result, which is calculated on the whole team. I don't know, we made a mistake with the strategy or not. It's true that Mercedes were faster than us today. We had no chance".

2017-10-22 23:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of the USA

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of the USA

214908 - Today from pole position, for the 11th time in the season, but for only the second time at this track, will start Lewis Hamilton.214925 - Next to him - the main competitor in the fight for the title Sebastian Vettel.214951 - Hamilton won in Austin four times, Vettel once. Never won at this track.215001 - And now Hamilton can be champion.215040 - There are two situation in which Lewis today won the fourth title. 215053 - 1 Hamilton wins, Vettel finishes below 6th 215117 - 2nd Hamilton finishes 2nd and Vettel is beyond the first nine.215133 - Second row Valtteri Bottas and Daniel ricciardo.215211 - Before the start.

2017-10-22 13:44:03

Qualification account after the United States

The dominance of one pilot is most evident in Williams and McLaren. Approximately equal to the fight is only Sauber.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 12-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 12-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-6Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 14-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 13-3Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Brendon Hartley 1-0Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 0-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-6Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 6-9.

2017-10-22 09:54:03

Riccardo Daniel I'm glad to be the fourth

Pilot Red Bull Daniel Riccardo in qualifying Grand Prix of the United States showed the 4th result. Front couple Mercedes and Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.Daniel ricciardo "I was glad when I crossed the line and saw that I was fourth. I was just a hundredth from Valtteri, but I knew I had done everything and jump was impossible.We don't have much speed, and today after practices, it has not increased. Today more and a strong wind blew, and, from all sides. This factor combined with the fact that the track is a little bumpy and slippery, just leads to a crazy race and qualifications I was only on the last lap managed to find the speed and approach to the track. The second time I would not be able to repeat it".

2017-10-22 09:44:05

Sebastian Vettel We were closer than I expected

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel in qualifying for the Grand Prix of the USA showed the 2nd result.Sebastian Vettel "My last lap in the third round was good enough for the first row, and in the end we came closer to the pole than I expected. I'm looking forward to the race, but we'll see what we can achieve. The car is very good, and, as a rule, we have the best speed in race mode, so tomorrow should be better. Again, the team did a great job to rebuild the car around the spare chassis, without even breaking a curfewTomorrow I just have to have a good start, constantly putting pressure on their opponents. I'm not too worried about what I'm going to start with a less rubberized side of the track. As we have seen in the past, to attack from any side. We have a car and we can fight".

2017-10-22 09:34:04

Lewis Hamilton Is the result of exceptional work

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the qualification of Grand Prix of the USA, ahead of chief rival Sebastian Vettel in the second quarter.Lewis Hamilton "the Team played an exceptional job during this weekend. We gathered a lot of data, filtered them and were able to make the machine needs swagger. It's just a fantastic track, where you are constantly dancing with the car.I am really happy to be on pole position, but we know that we are often strong during practice and qualifying and in the race a bit. I look forward to a good race tomorrow with Sebastian and Valtteri. This is the track where you can overtake and fight. Suffice it to recall the race of the 2012 season".