Sebastian Vettel F1 2022

F1 Legend

Sebastian Vettel


  • Heppenheim, Germany Place of Birth
  • 3 July 1987 Date of Birth
  • 2007 United States Grand Prix F1 Debut
  • Aston Martin Current/Last Team


Sebastian Vettel, born on 3 July 1987, is a German racing driver who had one of the most successful Formula One careers spanning from 2007 to 2022,

Vettel drover for various teams, including BMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull, Ferrari and Aston Martin. He is Regarded as one of the greatest drivers in Formula One history, with an impressive record of winning four consecutive World Drivers’ Championship titles between 2010 and 2013. He also holds the record for being the youngest World Champion in the sport, making him an inspiration for many aspiring and existing drivers on the current F1 grid.

Sebastian Vettel
Born3 July 1987
Heppenheim, West Germany

Vettel’s journey in Formula One began as a test driver for BMW Sauber in 2006, and a year later, he made a one-off appearance for the team.

A year later, in 2008, he joined Toro Rosso with a full-time race seat. In the same year, he achieved a significant milestone in his career by winning the Italian Grand Prix and becoming the youngest race winner at that time.

With success at Toro Rosso, he was swiftly promoted in 2009 to parent team, Red Bull Racing. It was with Red Bull that Vettel made history, winning four consecutive titles from 2010 to 2013, the first of which earned him the title of the sport’s youngest World Champion. In 2013, he set a new record at the time by winning nine consecutive races.

After a successful stint with Red Bull, Vettel moved on to Ferrari in 2015, where he replaced Fernando Alonso. In 2017 and 2018, he was the closest challenger to Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton in two title fights, although he finished both years as runner-up.

Vettel’s drive with Ferrari ended after the 2020 season, and he moved to Aston Martin for the 2021 and 2022 seasons. At the end of the 2022 season, Vettel announced his retirement from Formula One to focus on his family and other passions outside of the sport.

Sebastian Vettel Formula One World Championship career

F1 Career2007–2022
TeamsBMW Sauber, Toro Rosso, Red Bull, Ferrari, Aston Martin
Entries300 (299 starts)
Championships4 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Career points3098
Pole positions57
Fastest laps38
First entry2007 United States Grand Prix
First win2008 Italian Grand Prix
Last win2019 Singapore Grand Prix
Last entry2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel Formula One records

Vettel holds/held these Formula One records:

Most consecutive grand slams22013 Singapore Grand Prix and 2013 Korean Grand Prix
Most pole positions in a season152011
Youngest Grand Prix pole position winner21 years, 72 days2008 Italian Grand Prix (13 September 2008)
Youngest driver to score a double (pole position and race win)21 years, 73 days2008 Italian Grand Prix (14 September 2008)
Youngest driver to score a hat-trick (pole position, race win, and fastest lap)21 years, 353 days2009 British Grand Prix (21 June 2009)
Youngest Formula One World Drivers’ Champion23 years, 134 days2010 season (14 November 2010)
Youngest World Drivers’ Championship runner-up22 years, 121 days2009 season (1 November 2009)
Shortest time elapsed before earning a penalty6 seconds2006 Turkish Grand Prix (25 August 2006) (6 seconds into his career, for speeding in the pit lane)


Driver Nationality Current/Last Team F1 Debut Status
Australian RB 2011 British Grand Prix Current
Finnish Alfa Romeo 2001 Australian Grand Prix F1 Legend
Monégasque Ferrari 2018 Australian Grand Prix Current
Canadian Aston Martin 2017 Australian Grand Prix Current


Team Nationality Debut Season Status
Sauber Swiss 1993 Current
Toro Rosso Italian 2006 Historic
Red Bull Racing Austrian 2005 Current
Ferrari Italian 1950 Current
Aston Martin British 1959 Current