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Vettel storms to victory in Australian Grand Prix

Vettel storms to victory in Australian Grand Prix

MELBOURNE – Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel made a perfect start to his Formula One world title defence with a pole to flag victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
The 23-year-old German blasted off the grid and never looked troubled as he notched up his 11th career victory and third in a row going back to last season by 22.2 seconds from McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton.
Renault’s Vitaly Petrov claimed his and Russia’s first ever podium in third place as the

Schumacher wants Vettel as successor at Mercedes

BERLIN – Formula One world champion and Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel should be a future target for Mercedes, fellow German and seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher said on Monday. Vettel became Formula One’s youngest world champion when the 23-year-old clinched the title at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November.
“Very hypothetically speaking it would be absolutely unreasonable if Mercedes did not try to find out if Sebastian would like to drive for us in