Sebastian Vettel

Born: July 3, 1987 (age 29)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Heppenheim, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Team: Ferrari
Current Rank: No. 1 (141 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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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
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 Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
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
Daniel Ricciardo: 'No Ferrari switch for 2018'
Daniel Ricciardo scotches any lingering speculation about the chances of a Ferrari switch for 2018.
Jun 10, 21:21
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 not thinking about title win
F1's title contenders do not want to talk about their championship battle, ahead of the seventh out of 20 races on the 2017 calendar.
Jun 9, 16:39
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 not angry after Monaco controversy
Kimi Raikkonen insists that he is not angry following the 'team orders' controversy of Monaco.
Jun 9, 16:05
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 Ferrari contract talk
Sebastian Vettel plays down reports that he is under pressure to ink a new Ferrari contract.
Jun 9, 08:35
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
Eddie Jordan tips Mercedes to quit Formula 1
Eddie Jordan tips Mercedes to quit Formula 1 after the 2018 season.
Jun 7, 12:49
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 chief tips Sebastian Vettel to stay
Ferrari's technical boss Mattia Binotto thinks that Sebastian Vettel will sign a new deal with the Maranello team.
Jun 7, 09:33
General view as the cars round the harbour and swimming pool complex during practice for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 23, 2013
Monaco to build new F1 pits for 2018?
Monaco will reportedly build a new pitlane and paddock complex ahead of the 2018 race.
Jun 6, 13:28
Sir Jackie Stewart walks in the paddock during previews to the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 17, 2015
Jackie Stewart tips Sebastian Vettel to beat Lewis Hamilton in 2017
F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart tips Sebastian Vettel to win a fifth world championship in 2017.
Jun 6, 13:10
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: 'Ferrari have better car'
Bernie Ecclestone thinks that Ferrari could finally be on the road back to world championship victory in 2017.
Jun 6, 13:08
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: 'Sebastian Vettel benefiting from meticulous approach'
Toto Wolff admits that Sebastian Vettel's work ethic may have helped Ferrari to speed ahead in 2017.
Jun 6, 12:45
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
Mika Salo: 'No good candidates to replace Kimi Raikkonen'
Kimi Raikkonen has a good chance of hanging onto his place at Ferrari beyond 2017, according to Mika Salo.
Jun 6, 10:20
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: 'Tyre situation an Italian mystery'
Pirelli hits back at conspiracy theories about Ferrari's sudden return to the top in F1 this year.
Jun 6, 09:51
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
Mika Salo: 'Kimi Raikkonen basically Ferrari number two'
Kimi Raikkonen is "basically" already the number two driver at Ferrari for 2017, according to Mika Salo.
Jun 2, 09:10
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 sympathises amid Ferrari controversy
Toto Wolff joins those who are rejecting the Ferrari 'team orders' conspiracy.
Jun 1, 14:18
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: 'Ferrari 16 weeks ahead with 2017 car'
Ferrari got a headstart with its title-challenging car for 2017, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
May 31, 15:34
Jean Alesi sits in a car after qualifying for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Jean Alesi: 'Ferrari did not favour Sebastian Vettel'
Jean Alesi does not believe that Ferrari acted deliberately to disadvantage Kimi Raikkonen in Monaco.
May 31, 15:28
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 on pole for 2017 title'
Niki Lauda admits that Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is now on pole position for the 2017 world championship.
May 30, 11:19
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Christian Horner forgives Max Verstappen for outburst
Christian Horner says that Red Bull's relationship with Max Verstappen remains on track.
May 30, 11:14
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
Lewis Hamilton: 'Kimi Raikkonen now Ferrari number two'
Lewis Hamilton claims that Ferrari are regarding Kimi Raikkonen as a 'number two' driver.
May 30, 08:50
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Result: Sebastian Vettel claims third win of the season with Monaco Grand Prix victory
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel picks up his third victory of the Formula ! season after winning the Monaco GP, while Kimi Raikkonen takes second and Daniel Ricciardo third.
May 28, 14:53
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 claims pole position in Monaco
Kimi Raikkonen claims his first pole in almost a decade at the Monaco Grand Prix, while Lewis Hamilton will start the race back in 13th.
May 27, 14:58
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 tips Lewis Hamilton to stay after 2018
Toto Wolff tips Mercedes's top driver Lewis Hamilton to stay with the German team.
May 27, 12:50
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Sebastian Vettel can stay at Ferrari in 2018'
Team president Sergio Marchionne says that whether or not Sebastian Vettel stays at Ferrari in 2018 is the German's decision.
May 26, 14:16
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
Lewis Hamilton: 'Ferrari have caught Mercedes on race starts'
Lewis Hamilton admits that Ferrari have caught up with Mercedes's race start technology in 2017.
May 25, 10:50
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: 'Trailing Valtteri Bottas still not number two'
Toto Wolff says that Mercedes remain committed to not designating Valtteri Bottas the 'number two' driver for 2017.
May 19, 09:11
Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn attends the official press conference following practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2013
Ross Brawn: 'Sebastian Vettel key to Ferrari success'
Ross Brawn hails Sebastian Vettel's personal contribution to the excitement of the 2017 season.
May 19, 09:06
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
Lewis Hamilton denies training less than rivals
Lewis Hamilton says that he trains "just as much" as his Formula 1 rivals.
May 16, 16:01
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: 'Too early for contract talks'
Valtteri Bottas's hopes of hanging on to his seat at Mercedes appear to have taken a step forward.
May 16, 15:57
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
Dieter Zetsche: 'Strong Ferrari good for Formula 1'
Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche says that Mercedes's close title fight with Ferrari this year is good for Formula 1.
May 16, 15:52
Pirelli Cinturato intermediate tyres during previews to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Drivers pushing for hard tyre axe
F1 drivers will reportedly lobby official tyre supplier Pirelli to drop the hardest tyres from their 2017 compound range.
May 15, 07:40
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to triumph in Spanish Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix following a pulsating head-to-head duel with Sebastian Vettel.
May 14, 15:01
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz admits eye on Red Bull move
Spanish 22-year-old Carlos Sainz could be a beneficiary of a rumoured driver reshuffle for 2018.
May 12, 10:11



TeamPoints
1Mercedes222
2Ferrari214
3Red Bull112
4Force India71
5Toro Rosso29
6Williams-Mercedes22
7Renault18
8Haas15
9Sauber4
10McLaren0
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari141
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes129
3Valtteri BottasMercedes93
4Kimi RaikkonenFerrari73
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull67
6Max VerstappenRed Bull45
7Sergio PerezForce India44
8Esteban OconForce India27
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso25
10Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes20
11Nico HulkenbergRenault18
12Romain GrosjeanHaas10
13Kevin MagnussenHaas5
14Pascal WehrleinSauber4
15Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
16Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes2
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren0
18Marcus EricssonSauber0
19Jolyon PalmerRenault0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
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