Tuesday, July 3, 2018

"4-Time F-1 World Champ" Sebastian Vettel Born - July 3, 1987

July 3, 1987
Sebastian Vettel
(Photo; wikipedia.org)
Born in Heppenheim, Germany.
He is a four-time Formula One World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 with Red Bull Racing. He is among the most successful F1 drivers of all time. He is currently driving for Scuderia Ferrari. He is contracted to remain in that role until at least the end of 2020.

Vettel has held numerous other "youngest" Formula One records, among them: the youngest driver to have taken part in an official practice session of a Grand Prix (until Max Verstappen at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix), to score championship points (until Daniil Kvyat at the 2014 Australian Grand Prix), to lead a race(until Max Verstappen at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix), to secure pole position and to win a race(until Max Verstappen at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix). With 2571 points, he now currently holds the record with the most number of championship points in his career, surpassing rival Fernando Alonso at the 2015 Italian Grand Prix. He is also currently in fourth place among all time race winners (50), polesitters (54) and podium finishes (104).

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