Sebastian Vettel

Born: July 3, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Heppenheim, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Team: Ferrari
Current Rank: No. 1 (177 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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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 denies Ferrari entering 'crisis'
Sebastian Vettel denies that Ferrari might be on the brink of a new 'crisis'.
12:21
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
FIA mandates 'Halo' for 2018
The controversial frontal protection concept called 'Halo' will make its mandatory debut on all Formula 1 cars next year.
Jul 20, 15:06
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the British Grand Prix for a record-equalling fifth time, while championship leader Sebastian Vettel finishes down in seventh.
Jul 16, 14:29
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying race at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, Hungary,on July 25, 2015
Lewis Hamilton thanks fans after securing pole position at British Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton pays tribute to his fans after turning in the fastest qualifying time at the British Grand Prix.
Jul 15, 14:49
Mercedes AMG Petronas British driver Lewis Hamilton flashes the sign for victory after winning the pole position for the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix following the qualification session at the Sakhir circuit in the desert south of the Bahraini capital,
Result: Lewis Hamilton claims record-equalling pole position at British Grand Prix
Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton turns in the fastest time in qualifying at the British Grand Prix.
Jul 15, 14:11
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 calls for jump start rules rethink
Sebastian Vettel calls for a rules rethink regarding jump starts in F1.
Jul 14, 11:12
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Sebastian Vettel plays down Silverstone engine boost
Sebastian Vettel plays down reports that Ferrari will have a new engine specification this weekend at Silverstone.
Jul 14, 10:44
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Absent Lewis Hamilton booed in London
Lewis Hamilton will head into his home race at Silverstone amid a cloud of local booing.
Jul 13, 15:37
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: 'Ferrari can improve in qualifying'
Sebastian Vettel admits that Ferrari need to up their game in qualifying.
Jul 13, 15:25
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Charlie Whiting defends FIA jump start system
Charlie Whiting says that there is nothing wrong with F1's jump start system.
Jul 11, 11:14
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Ferrari 'ready' to extend Sebastian Vettel deal
Ferrari are ready to sign a new contract with Sebastian Vettel, according to Sergio Marchionne.
Jul 11, 10:39
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Kimi Raikkonen must increase commitment'
Sergio Marchionne issues a wake-up call to Kimi Raikkonen, while rejecting rumours that Max Verstappen or Fernando Alonso are in the running to replace him.
Jul 10, 18:33
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas in fight for 2017 title'
Valtteri Bottas is in the hunt for the 2017 world championship, according to Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Jul 10, 18:24
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas claims pole for Austrian Grand Prix
Valtteri Bottas qualifies in pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari pair Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.
Jul 8, 14:09
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Chase Carey denies targeting 25-race Formula 1 calendar
Chase Carey denies setting 25 races per season as the target for future Formula 1 calendars.
Jul 6, 10:38
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: Sebastian Vettel 'crashgate' over now
Mercedes chiefs call an end to the Sebastian Vettel 'crashgate' saga.
Jul 5, 13:20
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 avoids further punishment for Azerbaijan Grand Prix incident
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel avoids further sanctioning for his part in an incident at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Jul 3, 18:46
Former driver Gerhard Berger sits in a car on track after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Gerhard Berger: 'FIA should excuse emotional Sebastian Vettel'
Gerhard Berger says that the FIA should forgive Sebastian Vettel for driving into Lewis Hamilton recently in Baku.
Jul 3, 11:35
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Red Bull say loss of oil 'trick' hurt Ferrari
Speculation is increasing that a technical controversy is behind Ferrari's sudden dip in form.
Jul 3, 11:23
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Lewis Hamilton wants new deal beyond 2018'
Niki Lauda dismisses suggestions that Lewis Hamilton might quit Mercedes and Formula 1.
Jun 30, 10:26
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll: 'Critic Jacques Villeneuve always negative'
Lance Stroll says that he is not affected by the harsh criticism of his Canadian countryman Jacques Villeneuve.
Jun 30, 09:59
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
Formula 1 steward admits Sebastian Vettel race ban was possible
An F1 steward says that his colleagues considered a harsher penalty for Sebastian Vettel last weekend in Baku.
Jun 30, 09:56
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'FIA right to launch Sebastian Vettel crash probe'
The FIA re-opens the issue of Sebastian Vettel's apparently deliberate crash into title rival Lewis Hamilton in Baku.
Jun 29, 09:54
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari attends the post-race press conference after the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
FIA to look into Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton collision in Azerbaijan GP
The FIA announces that it will look into the collision between Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Jun 28, 18:19
The president of the International Automobile Federation, Jean Todt, arrives for a press conference at the Argentine Automobile Club on August 1, 2013
Jean Todt 'half-positive' about 2017 season
Jean Todt says that he is "half-positive" about how the first half of F1's 2017 season has gone.
Jun 28, 11:53
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone tells Ferrari to sign Fernando Alonso
Bernie Ecclestone advises Ferrari to consider a familiar face if they have a vacancy to fill for 2018.
Jun 28, 11:38
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff argues against further penalty for Sebastian Vettel
Toto Wolff thinks that Sebastian Vettel's act of 'road rage' in Baku should now be forgotten.
Jun 27, 09:27
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 under fire after Lewis Hamilton clash
Sebastian Vettel is under fire amid accusations that he deliberately rammed championship rival Lewis Hamilton while behind the safety car in Baku.
Jun 26, 10:12
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas, while Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton finish fourth and fifth respectively.
Jun 25, 16:11
Lewis Hamilton stops on circuit during qualifying for the European Formula One Grand Prix at Baku City Circuit on June 18, 2016
Lewis Hamilton qualifies on pole in Baku, Sebastian Vettel fourth
Lewis Hamilton edges out Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to finish on pole ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Jun 24, 15:15
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: 'No contract news in Baku'
Sebastian Vettel says that he has no news about his contractual situation with Ferrari.
Jun 23, 09:50
Pirelli Cinturato intermediate tyres during previews to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Paul Hembery: 'Mercedes have solved tyre trouble'
Mercedes have now solved their early-season tyre problems, according to Pirelli chief Paul Hembery.
Jun 23, 09:23
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'No hurry to sign new Valtteri Bottas deal'
Toto Wolff says Mercedes will 'take their time' in deciding whether to keep Valtteri Bottas for 2018.
Jun 21, 16:42
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas wants 'long-term' Mercedes deal
Valtteri Bottas says that he is balancing his ambitions to win races against his desire to secure a "long-term contract" with Mercedes.
Jun 20, 13:52
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 defends social media absence
Sebastian Vettel defends his decision to keep a low public profile.
Jun 20, 13:43
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 ready to talk 2018 contracts
Ferrari refuse to comment on the contractual status of their Formula 1 drivers.
Jun 14, 11:33
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas: 'Still too early for contract talk'
Valtteri Bottas says that it is still "too early" to talk about the possible extension of his contract.
Jun 14, 10:50
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez denies ignoring team order
Force India's Sergio Perez denies ignoring team orders in the weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.
Jun 13, 11:13
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Championship long enough for Lewis Hamilton win'
Lewis Hamilton is back in the fight for the world championship, according to Niki Lauda.
Jun 12, 10:10



TeamPoints
1Mercedes330
2Ferrari275
3Red Bull174
4Force India95
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso33
7Haas29
8Renault26
9Sauber5
10McLaren2
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari177
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes176
3Valtteri BottasMercedes154
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari98
6Max VerstappenRed Bull57
7Sergio PerezForce India52
8Esteban OconForce India43
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso29
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Pascal WehrleinSauber5
16Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren2
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0