Infiniti Global Brand Ambassador, Sebastian Vettel, today secured his third consecutive Drivers’ Championship title in Brazil after finishing sixth in a thrilling end-of-season finale in very challenging conditions, joining Formula One’s record books as the youngest driver to achieve this extraordinary feat. Mark Webber finished fourth and ended the season in sixth place in the Championship. The results today leave Infiniti-partners, Red Bull Racing, as double World Champions again, for the third time in a row, after one of the most closely-fought Formula One seasons in recent years.
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Infiniti-partners, Red Bull Racing, sealed victory this weekend in the 2012 F1 Constructors’ Championship, their third consecutive title and a truly Inspired Performance. After an incredible qualifying lap, Sebastian secured pole position for his 100th Grand Prix with team mate Mark Webber third on the grid. It proved to be a nail-biting race, with Sebastian finishing on the podium in second place and maintaining a 13-point lead in the Drivers’ Championship, which will now be decided at the last race of the season in Brazil next weekend. Mark’s race ended in an unfortunate retirement after a good start.
After his exclusion from Saturday's qualifying session, Sebastian Vettel clearly had a point to prove. This he did in fine style, charging from the back of the grid to an eventual third place podium finish, retaining his lead in the Drivers' Championship. Teammate, Mark Webber, had a race to forget after a great qualifying performance. His race ended after he became unavoidably involved in someone else's accident. Despite this, Red Bull Racing maintain a commanding lead in the Constructors' Championship, and will be hoping to cement victory in Austin in two weeks' time.
Sebastian Vettel's fourth win in a row for Red Bull Racing and Infiniti was all the more special as it means Sebastian has now equalled the legendary Ayrton Senna's record of leading every lap of a race for three consecutive Grands Prix. Mark Webber's excellent third place meant the Team had another double podium to celebrate in India. Here you can find feedback from both drivers and from Christian Horner, after another victorious weekend for the reigning World Champions.
What a weekend! Sebastian Vettel sealed a fantastic double-podium finish for Red Bull Racing with another great race win, while team mate Mark Webber followed him home. The result leaves Sebastian now leading the Driver's Championship from Fernando Alonso. We've got the drivers' feedback together with Christian Horner's thoughts on the race.
Sebastian Vettel's dominant performance in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix now puts him within 4-points of the Championship lead with 5 races to go. Red Bull Racing and Sebastian scored a fantastic lights-to-flag victory at Suzuka to the delight of the Japanese fans. Read on to hear feedback from both drivers and from Team Principal, Christian Horner.
Double World Champion, Sebastian Vettel put the frustrations of Monza behind him this weekend as he scored a fantastic victory in the Singapore Grand Prix for Red Bull Racing and Infiniti. The result sees him climb to a close second in the Driver's Championship table with six races to go. Read Sebastian's thoughts on the race together with feedback from team mate Mark Webber - who finished 11th - and Team Principal, Christian Horner.
It was a hugely disappointing afternoon in Monza for Red Bull Racing; their first non-points scoring race since Korea in 2010. Sebastian's car suffered alternator failure, while Mark struggled with tyres towards the end of the race and eventually retired after flat-spots resulting from a high-speed spin caused a lot of vibration in the car. Here, Sebastian, Mark and Christian Horner give us their feedback on a difficult race.
Sebastian Vettel made a great start to the second half of his 2012 season this afternoon, sealing second place and a podium finish to leap ahead of team mate, Mark Webber in the Championship points table. Mark finished 6th after a thrilling race at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
After a solid performance in Hungary this afternoon, Red Bull Racing head into F1's traditional summer break with a 53-point lead in the Constructor's Championship. We've collected quotes from Team Principal, Christian Horner, as well as drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber after their 4th and 8th place finishes in this afternoon's race at the Hungaroring. You'll also find some behind-the-scenes images from the race weekend.