This is the player profile of the German Formula One driver, Sebastian Vettel. Know all the important details about Sebastian Vettel’s professional and personal life in this article.
Basic and Professional Details about Sebastian Vettel
- Name: Sebastian Vettel
- Date of Birth: 3rd July 1987
- Place of Birth: Heppenheim, Hesse, the then West Germany
- Nationality: German
- Team: Red Bull – Renault
- Car No: 1
- Championships: 4 – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
- Total Career Race Wins: 39
- Podium Finishes: 66
- Career Points: 1610
- Pole Positions: 45
- Fastest Laps: 24
- First Race: United States Grand Prix – 2007
- First Win: Italian Grand Prix – 2008
More about Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel was born in then West Germany. He has one younger brother and two older sisters. Sebastian Vettel took his education at the Starkenburg Gymnasium High School in Heppenheim. As per Vettel, he was really a terrible student. He is currently endorsing the Head & Shoulders shampoo and he has also given his voice to the ‘Cars 2’ animation movie in its German version for Sebastian Schnell’s character.
Sebastian Vettel is currently driving the Austrian Racing team Red Bull Racing. He is the reigning Formula One World Champion. He has won four back to back Formula One races from 2010 to 2013 and by achieving this feat Sebastian Vettel has been already called the greatest and the most successful driver in the history of F1.
After finishing his first-ever season for the Red Bull in 2009, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest driver to finish at the runners up position. Next year in 2010 Sebastian Vettel become the youngest driver to win the Formula One Grand Prix in its history. This certainly helped the Red Bull team to win its first-ever World Constructor’s Championship as well. By winning four Formula One races in a row Sebastian Vettel also became the youngest racer to win double, triple and quadruple world champion in Formula One.
Apart from these Sebastian Vettel holds numerous ‘youngest ever’ titles. These titles are the youngest driver to take part in an official practice session of a Grand Prix (which was later broken by Max Verstappen in 2014), the youngest driver to lead the race, the youngest driver to secure pole position and of course, the youngest driver to win a race. He is in the 3rd position currently behind Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna in the overall list of pole positions.
How many languages can Sebastian Vettel speak?
Besides his native German, Vettel speaks English, French, Finnish and Italian.