Sebastian Vettel 's Records
Sebastian Vettel left Formula 1 after 299 Grands Prix, leaving behind 16 seasons…
Sebastian Vettel left Formula 1 after 299 Grands Prix, leaving behind 16 seasons, 82929 kilometers of distance, 16426 laps (including 3501 laps of the lead), 57 poles, 53 wins and six records.
THE MOST CONSECUTIVE RACE WINS
In 2013, Sebastian won nine races in a row, breaking the record of Alberto Ascari and Michael Schumacher, who won seven races in a row in the 1952-1953 and 2004 seasons.
YOUNGEST POLE HOLDER
Having won qualifying at Monza in 2008 at the age of 21 years, two months and 11 days, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest pole holder in the history of Formula 1.
YOUNGEST HAT-TRICK WINNER
In the UK in ’09 Sebastian Vettel won qualifying, drove the best lap of the race and won at the age of 21 years, 11 months and 14 days, becoming the youngest owner of a hat-trick in the history of Formula 1.
THE LARGEST NUMBER OF POLES PER SEASON
In 2011, Sebastian won 15 poles in 19 races, ahead of Nigel Mansell, who won 14 poles in 16 races in 1992.
HIGHEST NUMBER OF LEAD LAPS IN A SEASON
In 2011, Sebastian Vettel led 739 laps out of 1,133, surpassing Nigel Mansell's record of 694 laps out of 1,036. Vettel is also in third place in this ranking – 684 laps of the lead out of 1,131 in 2013.
THE YOUNGEST WORLD CHAMPION
Having won the championship title in 2010 at the age of 23 years, 4 months and 11 days, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest world champion in the history of Formula 1.