Sebastian Vettel

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Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel (German pronunciation: [zeˈbasti̯an ˈfɛtl̩]; born 3 July 1987) is a German racing driver who races in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. He is a four-time Formula One World Champion, having won consecutive titles from 2010 to 2013 with Red Bull Racing, and is regarded by many as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport, and by some the greatest ever. In addition to holding a number of 'youngest' records in Formula One, Vettel holds the records for the most consecutive race wins (9) and the most race victories in a single season (13), as well as accumulating the third most race victories (53), podium finishes (121) and the fourth most pole positions (57).Vettel started his Formula One career as a test driver for BMW Sauber in 2006 and made his racing debut with the team at the 2007 United States Grand Prix, replacing the injured Robert Kubica. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sebastian Vettel has received more than 5,771,162 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Sebastian Vettel ranks 69 out of 782Before him are Riccardo Patrese, Alan Jones, Lewis Hamilton, Luigi Fagioli, Ari Vatanen, and Rubens Barrichello. After him are Michèle Mouton, Jacques Villeneuve, Roger Williamson, Jo Schlesser, Luigi Musso, and Onofre Marimón.

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Among people born in 1987, Sebastian Vettel ranks 6Before him are Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, Luis Suárez, Karim Benzema, and Gerard Piqué. After him are Edinson Cavani, Gonzalo Higuaín, Arturo Vidal, Zac Efron, Maria Sharapova, and Kevin-Prince Boateng.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sebastian Vettel ranks 1,437 out of 3,763Before him are Johann Trollmann (1907), Horst Seehofer (1949), Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia (null), Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué (1777), Otto Sander (1941), and Johann Friedrich von Brandt (1802). After him are Max Schreck (1879), Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (1823), Richard Glücks (1889), Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818), Siegfried Kracauer (1889), and Michael Stifel (1487).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Sebastian Vettel ranks 4Before him are Michael Schumacher (1969), Jochen Rindt (1942), and Rudolf Caracciola (1901). After him are Walter Röhrl (1947), Jochen Mass (1946), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Nico Rosberg (1985), Hans Herrmann (1928), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), and Karl Kling (1910).

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