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Sebastian Vettel – 2010 Formula One Champion

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Sebastian Vettel (born 3 July 1987) is the current Formula One World Champion, having won the 2010 season.  Vettel, who is currently driving for Red Bull Racing, along with teammate Mark Webber, helped Red Bull win the World Constructors’ Championship.

By taking part in practice for the 2006 Turkish Grand Prix, Vettel became the youngest Formula One driver to drive at a Grand Prix meeting, at 19 years and 53 days. He went on to become the sixth youngest driver to start a Grand Prix at the 2007 US Grand Prix.

During qualifying for the 2008 Italian Grand Prix, Vettel became the youngest Formula One driver to secure pole position.He went on to win the race, making him the youngest F1 race winner by nearly a year.

Vettel is a young Champion that has many more years to flourish in the sport of Formula One racing.

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Sebastian Vettel

RecordAchieved
Youngest driver to drive at a Grand Prix meeting2006 Turkish Grand Prix (25 August 2006, aged 19 years, 53 days)
Youngest driver to place first in an official Grand Prix session2006 Turkish Grand Prix (25 August 2006, aged 19 years, 53 days)
Youngest driver to score points in Formula One2007 United States Grand Prix (17 June 2007, aged 19 years, 349 days)
Youngest race leader in Formula One, for at least one lap2007 Japanese Grand Prix (30 September 2007, aged 20 years, 89 days)
Youngest Grand Prix pole position winner2008 Italian Grand Prix (13 September 2008, aged 21 years, 72 days)
Youngest driver to score a podium position in Formula One2008 Italian Grand Prix (14 September 2008, aged 21 years, 73 days)
Youngest Grand Prix winner2008 Italian Grand Prix (14 September 2008, aged 21 years, 73 days)
Youngest driver to score a double2008 Italian Grand Prix (14 September 2008, aged 21 years, 73 days)
Youngest Grand Prix winner for 2 different teams2008 Italian Grand Prix for Toro Rosso, 2009 Chinese Grand Prix
for Red Bull (19 April 2009, aged 21 years, 290 days)
Youngest driver to score a hat trick2009 British Grand Prix (21 June 2009, aged 21 years, 353 days)
Youngest Formula One World Drivers’ Championship runner-up2009 season (aged 22 years, 121 days)
Youngest Grand Prix winner at the same track on 2 occasionsJapanese Grand Prix in 2009 and 2010
(10 October 2010, aged 23 years, 99 days)
Youngest Formula One World Drivers’ Champion2010 season (aged 23 years, 134 days)
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