Sebastian Vettel factfile

22 November 2012 01:21

Factfile on Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, who is seeking to become Formula One's youngest triple champion in the season-closing Brazilian Grand Prix here on Sunday:


Nationality: German

Date of birth: July 3, 1987 (25 years old)

Place of birth: Heppenheim, Germany

Residence: Thurgovia, Switzerland

Height: 1.76m

Weight: 62kg

Marital status: single

Hobbies: mountain biking, snowboarding


First GP start: United States 2007

Best world championship position: 1st (2010, 2011)

First win: Italy 2008

Latest win: India 2012

GP entries: 100

Pole positions: 36

GP podiums: 46

GP wins: 26

GP points: 1046

F1 career: BMW Sauber (2006-May 2007 test driver, June-July 2007 driver), Toro Rosso (August 2007-2008), Red Bull (since 2009)

Source: AFP