Sebastian Vettel is a German Formula One racing driver, currently employed by Ferrari. He a four-time World Champion, having won the Formula One in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Since 2007 season Sebastian Vettel, born in 1987, has been a fixture in F1 racing - breaking almost every record for being "the youngest": the youngest driver to score a championship point the youngest to secure a pole position, the youngest race winner, the youngest World Champion, the youngest to win two successive championships, then three, then four.
Only Michael Schumacher has had more success in Formula 1. And Lewis Hamilton might yet haul him in. For DW's Mark Hallam, Hamilton's "greatest rival" Fernando Alonso summed up the Brit's place in the sport's history.
Both Red Bull drivers will sit atop the grid for Sunday's Mexico Grand Prix with Daniel Ricciardo earning pole position. Lewis Hamilton will start in the second row as he looks to wrap up his fifth drivers' championship.
The coronation has been postponed. Lewis Hamilton will have to wait a bit longer for his fifth world title after finishing third at the US Grand Prix in Austin, won by Kimi Raikkonen. Sebastian Vettel finished fourth.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has secured his 81st career pole position and taken a major step toward his fifth career Formula One championship. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's US Grand Prix in fifth.
Lewis Hamilton eased to another victory, this time in Japan, to move to within touching distance of a fifth Formula One title. The Mercedes driver led from start to finish as Sebastian Vettel endured a turbulent race.