Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clinched his fourth consecutive world title with a victory in the Indian Grand Prix. The German drove a superlative race to secure his sixth consecutive victory this season and become only the fourth man in history to win four titles. The victory keeps him on target to equal the all-time record of nine consecutive F1 world championship wins.
Vettel joins legends Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher.
Sebastian Vettel; born 3 July 1987 is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for the Austrian racing team Red Bull Racing. He is the current World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever World Drivers' championship runner-up. The following year he went on to become the youngest driver ever to win the World Drivers' Championship. In the same year he helped Red Bull win the team's first World Constructors' Championship. He followed up his first championship with a second in 2011, becoming the youngest double world champion. Vettel won the 2012 F1 World Championship, becoming the youngest triple champion in the history of the sport.Vettel then won the 2013 F1 World Championship, becoming the youngest quadruple champion in the history of the sport
Vettel holds numerous other "youngest" Formula One records, among them: the youngest driver to have taken part in an official practice session of a Grand Prix, to score championship points, to lead a race, to secure pole position, and to win a race. He is also currently 3rd in the overall tally of pole positions behind fellow German Michael Schumacher and 3-time world champion Ayrton Senna.