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Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel

Born:

Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari born on 3 July 1987, In West Germany.

Family Background:

He is born to Norbert Vettel and Heike Vettel.  He has two older sisters whose name are Melanie and Stefanie, and a younger brother named Fabian, who is also a racing driver.

Personal Life:

He is in a relationship with his childhood friend Hanna Prater, and they blessed with two children, their first daughter Emilie who was born in January 2014. His second daughter Matilda who was born in September 2015.

Education:

He passed his school-leaving exams from Starkenburg Gymnasium.

Career:

In 2006, When he was 18, He had been promoted to a test driver for Sauber in Formula One. He had become the youngest Formula One driver, to participate in the Grand Prix 2006. In 2006, In the second testing Italian Grand Prix, He set the fastest time in Friday practice sessions. In 2007, at Formula Renault 3.5 Series, where He won at the Nurburgring. He had been leading the championship but had been called up to Formula One permanently. In 2010, His victory in Abu Dhabi season finale, his fifth of the season, which had been made him the youngest world champion in Formula One history. His first win of 2013 season had been in Malaysia, where he won 13 races, matching Michael Schumacher’s single-season record. He had eventually settled a fourth consecutive drivers’ crown with three rounds in hand. He had started the 2016 season by finishing third in the Australian Grand Prix. At Chinese Grand Prix, He had ended the race second and had also come third in the Spanish Grand Prix, fourth in Monaco, and second in the Canadian. Vettel had finished the season with seven podiums and 212 points.

Sebastian Vettel

Unknown Facts:

  • He had been nicknamed ‘Baby Schumi’ due to his similar style in driving to the legend.

Master Stroke:

  • In 2010, He Became the youngest World Champion when he won the crown.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2008, He received the Autosport of the Year award.
  • In 2009, He received the DHL Fastest Lap of the Year award.
  • In 2013, He received the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award.
  • In 2014, He received the Laureus World Sports for Sportsman of the Year award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Sebastian Vettel, learn everything. Never say ‘No’ to learn new things.

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