Sebastian Vettel’s great Formula 1 career ends. His almost 300 races contain excitement, drama and moments of happiness.
Abu Dhabi – Sebastian Vettel resigns. The man from Heppenheim made his Formula 1 debut at the US Grand Prix on June 17, 2007. The 35-year-old will contest his last Grand Prix on Sunday in Abu Dhabi. In between are 53 wins, 57 pole positions and four world championship titles. Formula 1 highlights of a great career.
As a representative of Robert Kubica, Vettel scored a championship point in 2007 in the BMW-Sauber with eighth place as the youngest driver in history.
In the rain of Monza, Vettel steers the Toro Rosso to his first pole position in 2008 and also wins the race sensationally.
In the penultimate round of the 2009 season, Vettel in the Red Bull finished fourth in Brazil and finally had to cede the world title to Jenson Button.
Ironically, on the small anniversary, Vettel collided with teammate Mark Webber in Turkey, followed by a huge crash.
As the winner of the final thriller in Abu Dhabi in 2010, Vettel took the lead in the world championship for the first time – and his first title.
After a superior 2011 season, Vettel was third in Japan and four races before the end, he was once again the champion.
In his grandiose race to catch up in Abu Dhabi in 2012, Vettel made up 21 places – a masterpiece.
In the crazy rain thriller from São Paulo, it is very close for Vettel. Sixth place is enough for the third World Cup triumph.
Vettel ignored the “Multi 21” team order in Malaysia and ruthlessly snatched victory from teammate Mark Webber.
In a convincing manner, Vettel secured title number four with his victory in India in 2013 with three races to go.
With his victory in Brazil, Vettel sets a furious end to the season – it’s his last triumph with Red Bull.
Vettel celebrates his maiden victory with the Italians in Malaysia in his second Grand Prix for Ferrari.
16 years after Michael Schumacher, Vettel again ensured a Ferrari victory in Monaco in 2017.
With his success in Montréal, Vettel became the fourth driver in Formula 1 history to achieve 50 victories.
Vettel wins another race after 392 days in Singapore. His 53rd career success in 2019 is also his last.
In Azerbaijan Vettel feels “on cloud nine”. Finishing second, he celebrates his first podium finish for Aston Martin.
Vettel ends his great Formula 1 career in Abu Dhabi. dpa