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Vettel Enjoys monza Win

Sebastian Vettel shed tears here on Sunday after moving to within sight of retaining his Formula One drivers’ world championship with a comprehensive victory for Red Bull in the Italian Grand Prix.

Vettel takes pole for Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel claimed his eighth pole position of the year on Saturday when he topped the times for Red Bull during qualifying for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. On a warm, overcast day,

Vettel races to another victory

Defending Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the European Grand Prix here on Sunday to extend his lead in the overall standings with his sixth win in eight races. The 23-year-old

Vettel makes light of new challenges

Defending drivers world champion Sebastian Vettel was in light-hearted mood on Friday after clocking just the third-fastest time in opening practice for Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The 26-year-old runaway leader of this

Vettel storms to pole in China

SHANGHAI – World championship leader Sebastian Vettel underlined his superiority by storming to pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix with the fastest lap ever recorded at the Shanghai circuit.
The 23-year-old’s Red Bull clocked a time of one minute 33.706 seconds, seven-tenths of a second quicker than the McLaren of Britain’s Jenson Button, sending a strong message to rivals that the German remains the man to beat. By taking pole, defending world champion Vettel became

Vettel sets the pace in Shanghai practice

SHANGHAI – World championship leader Sebastian Vettel set the pace in practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, topping the timesheets in both sessions in Shanghai on Friday in his speedy Red Bull. The 23-year-old German, the reigning world champion, has been the dominant force in the opening two races of the year, winning in Australia and Malaysia from pole position.
He again stayed ahead of the field at the Shanghai International Circuit, leading Australian teammate Mark Webber by

Vettel taking nothing for granted

SHANGHAI – Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel said Thursday that his dominant start to the Formula One season would not last forever. The 23-year-old German won the opening two races in Australia and Malaysia and has led for 109 of the 114 laps this season, but is taking nothing for granted in Shanghai ahead of this Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. “We’ve obviously had two good races, but we come here and we start again. That’s the name of the game at every event, every race, so

Flawless Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix

SEPANG – World champion Sebastien Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix with a dominant drive on Sunday to take an early grip on the Formula One season.
The 23-year-old German steered his Red Bull car from pole position to the chequered flag to win ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button, the 2009 champion, and Nick Heidfeld who finished third for Renault.
Vettel’s second start-to-finish win in two outings this year came despite further problems with Red Bull’s faulty Kinetic Energy