Sebastian Vettel

Born: July 3, 1987 (age 28)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Heppenheim, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Team: Ferrari
Current Rank: No. 5 (33 points)
Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses the trophy after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 17, 2013
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Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Sergio Marchionne: 'Ferrari can still win 2016 title'
Sergio Marchionne says that Ferrari "deserve" to keep charging for the 2016 world championship.
09:29
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull helping, not harming Daniil Kvyat'
Dr Helmut Marko claims that moving back to Toro Rosso will reduce pressure that Daniil Kvyat was struggling to cope with so far in 2016.
08:48
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur: 'Renault seek champion driver of 2020'
Frederic Vasseur says that Renault are looking to re-create their glory of the past by building towards success with a promising new driver.
May 5, 22:10
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Mercedes in dark over Ferrari's true pace
Niki Lauda says that Sebastian Vettel's first-lap retirement at Sochi means Mercedes is still in the dark about Ferrari's true pace.
May 5, 15:15
Max Verstappen of Toro Rosso ahead of the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016 i
Max Verstappen, Daniil Kvyat swap Formula 1 seats
Red Bull drop Daniil Kvyat and replace him with Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen for the remainder of the Formula 1 season.
May 5, 09:25
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'Formula 1 drivers to discuss race start crashes'
Fernando Alonso says that Formula1 drivers will discuss the recent series of messy race starts in 2016.
May 3, 11:24
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Sebastian Vettel won't seek revenge on Daniil Kvyat'
Dr Helmut Marko doubts that Dannil Kvyat's now two-race spat with Sebastian Vettel will spill into even more race weekends.
May 3, 10:20
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Franck Montagny: 'Nico Rosberg has luck of a champion'
Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks runaway championship leader Nico Rosberg will eventually strike problems in 2016.
May 3, 10:12
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Ferrari must close gap quickly'
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says that he is sure the Maranello team will bounce back from its current dip.
May 2, 13:36
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone still waiting for Monza GP progress
Bernie Ecclestone suggests that the uncertainty over the future of Monza's F1 race could continue to drag.
May 2, 13:02
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari walks across the paddock during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 17, 2015
Kimi Raikkonen unsure about future beyond 2016
The pressure on Kimi Raikkonen is mounting.
May 2, 12:51
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Maurizio Arrivabene: 'Ferrari won't give up on 2016 title'
Maurizio Arrivabene insists that Ferrari must keep their eye on the goal of winning the 2016 world championship.
May 2, 12:08
Daniil Kvyat of Red Bull Racing gets ready in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Daniil Kvyat phoned Sebastian Vettel after Sochi crashes
Daniil Kvyat says that he spoke with Sebastian Vettel on the phone after the Russian Grand Prix.
May 2, 08:20
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Nico Rosberg eases to Russian Grand Prix win
Nico Rosberg continues his winning start to the 2016 Formula 1 campaign thanks to a victory in Russia.
May 1, 15:38
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel sure Ferrari can win 2016 title
Sebastian Vettel insists that the 2016 title race is not already over.
May 1, 08:51
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failure
Lewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton quickest in third practice of Russian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton tops third practice, just 0.068 seconds quicker than Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg ahead of Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 30, 11:12
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel handed five-place grid penalty for Russian GP
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel is given a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix following a gearbox change.
Apr 29, 18:24
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Lewis Hamilton tops second practice in Russia
Lewis Hamilton goes fastest in second practice for the Russian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Apr 29, 14:35
Daniel Ricciardo sits in his Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 fitted with the aeroscreen during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
FIA confirms 'aeroscreen' under consideration
The FIA confirms that Red Bull's 'aeroscreen' concept is in the running to be introduced in Formula 1.
Apr 29, 10:16
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Result: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg dominates first practice session of Russian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Nico Rosberg dominates the first practice session at the Russian Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 29, 09:41
Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 25, 2015
Daniil Kvyat calls Toro Rosso rumours "strange"
Daniil Kvyat has responded to "strange" rumours that he might need to take a step back to Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso next year.
Apr 28, 11:54
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Maurizio Arrivabene plays down engine upgrade reports
Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene plays down reports that an engine upgrade is set to give the Maranello team a big boost in Russia this weekend.
Apr 27, 09:08
Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 25, 2015
Daniil Kvyat: 'Sebastian Vettel knows me better now'
Daniil Kvyat is heading to his home race in Russia confident that Sebastian Vettel now knows him better.
Apr 25, 10:13
McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso prepares to leave the pits during the first practice session for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'Private teams cannot win in new Formula 1'
Fernando Alonso is sure he is in the right place with one of the four car manufacturers in Formula 1.
Apr 25, 09:50
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Ferrari to race upgraded engine in Russia
Ferrari will bid to breathe life into its 2016 championship charge by unveiling a key engine upgrade for Russia next weekend.
Apr 23, 13:04
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Ferrari not backing Sebastian Vettel's Daniil Kvyat rebuke
Sebastian Vettel's bosses did not rally around the German after he pointed an angry finger at rival Daniil Kvyat in China.
Apr 18, 14:01
Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 25, 2015
Daniil Kvyat bites back at furious Sebastian Vettel
Daniil Kvyat holds his own wheel-to-wheel and then later in a face-to-face argument with Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 17, 09:56
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Result: Nico Rosberg eases to Chinese Grand Prix victory
Nico Rosberg wins his sixth Grand Prix in a row in China, while Lewis Hamilton has to settle for seventh place.
Apr 17, 09:15
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel plays down risk of Formula 1 driver strike
Sebastian Vettel plays down speculation that F1 drivers' anger at the political situation in the sport could lead to a strike.
Apr 16, 10:37
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 28, 2015
Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton last at Chinese Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg snatches pole position at the death for the Chinese Grand Prix, taking full advantage of teammate Lewis Hamilton's qualifying struggles.
Apr 16, 09:36
Ferrari F1 Feb 2016 test day 1
Ferrari working on turbo fix for May
Ferrari is designing a key upgrade for its turbo unit, according to German reports.
Apr 15, 12:49
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren Honda speaks at a press conference during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 24, 2015
Jenson Button opposed to new qualifying shakeup
Jenson Button says that he is opposed to ideas to improve F1 by shaking up the order of the grid.
Apr 15, 12:26
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Result: Mercedes take first practice in China, but Ferrari dominate second session
Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the pace in P1 in China, but Ferrari respond in the second as Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel go top.
Apr 15, 09:18
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel: 'No panic amid Ferrari problems'
Sebastian Vettel says that it is understandable Ferrari have faltered as they bid to catch up with dominant Mercedes.
Apr 14, 18:29
Fernando Alonso of McLaren-Honda during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Johnny Herbert: 'Fernando Alonso incident upset wife'
Johnny Herbert stands by his recent criticism of Fernando Alonso, even after the Spaniard's angry reaction.
Apr 14, 13:56
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel: 'I am not a hero'
Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel insists that he has no desire to behave like a "hero".
Apr 11, 16:41
Ferrari F1 Feb 2016 test day 1
FIA clears Ferrari over 'coded' pit board message
Ferrari are cleared of wrongdoing in the wake of reports that Sebastian Vettel was shown an illegal 'coded' message on his pit board in Australia.
Apr 8, 12:59
Ferrari F1 Feb 2016 test day 1
Sebastian Vettel's Bahrain engine 'cannot be fixed'
Sebastian Vettel is down to four power units for the remaining 19 races this year, following his smoky retirement on the parade lap in Bahrain.
Apr 7, 09:22
Ferrari F1 Feb 2016 test day 1
Ferrari 'working to fix injector problem'
Ferrari are confident that they will quickly solve the engine flaw that stopped Sebastian Vettel from even starting Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Apr 6, 16:21