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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has claimed his third pole position of the season at Saturday's qualifying session for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.

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WEEHAWKEN, N.J. -- The scenery outside the window blurs as Sebastian Vettel, the 2010 and 2011 Formula 1 world champion, pushes the Infiniti IPL G37 Coupe toward 100 mph. in a 35-mph zone, drifting onto the wrong side of the road, flouting stop signs, cutting lanes, and generally taking full advantage of the police escorts blocking intersections and keeping the local streets clear.

Take a ride with F1 champ Vettelupdated: Fri May 11 2012 13:36:00

F1 champ Sebastian Vettel has some fun on his day shooting a commercial, and CNN's Eunice Yoon goes along for the ride.

Vettel aims to bounce back in Bahrainupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 12:19:00

Sebastian Vettel is hoping to kickstart his season in Bahrain this weekend as he continues his bid to win a third consecutive world drivers' championship.

Can anyone catch Red Bull Racing?updated: Wed Mar 28 2012 11:14:00

As the 2012 Formula One season begins, some are asking if anyone can stop Red Bull Racing and driver Sebastian Vettel?

Flyover: Australian Grand Prixupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 10:52:00

Get an aerial view of the Melbourne Formula One circuit ahead of the race on Sunday.

Sebastian Vettel 'hungry' for successupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 13:56:00

Red Bull chief Christian Horner tells CNN driver Sebastian Vettel is still evolving and can only get better.

F1 champion Vettel: Red Bull will be slower in 2012updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 13:29:00

Red Bull have been untouchable for the last two Formula One seasons, but their double world champion driver Sebastian Vettel has warned the team's 2012 car will be slower than last year's model.

Vettel honored to be part of F1 historyupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 13:10:00

Sebastian Vettel has saluted his Red Bull team after making Formula One history in 2011.

Champion Vettel toasts dream year with fast-learning Red Bullupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 04:50:00

Sebastian Vettel has rejected claims that his charge to the 2011 Formula One title was a procession, and says his Red Bull team's ability to learn from their mistakes has been vital in delivering a second successive world championship.

Hamilton triumphs in Abu Dhabi as world champion Vettel spins outupdated: Sun Nov 13 2011 14:07:00

Lewis Hamilton won his first Formula One grand prix in almost four months as world champion Sebastian Vettel spun out of the race in Abu Dhabi during the opening lap.

Vettel equals Mansell's record in taking pole in Abu Dhabiupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 17:09:00

Sebastian Vettel claimed his 14th pole of a dominant season in Abu Dhabi Saturday to equal a longstanding Formula One record.

Vettel in a spin as Hamilton sets practice pace in Abu Dhabiupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 13:25:00

Double world champion Sebastian Vettel suffered a disrupted second practice session ahead of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton setting the pace on Friday.

World champion Vettel dominates Indian Grand Prixupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 10:34:00

Germany's double world champion Sebastian Vettel produced another dominant drive, leading from start to finish to cruise to an imperious win in Sunday's inaugural Indian Grand Prix at Greater Noida, New Delhi.

Vettel seizes pole at inaugural Indian GPupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 11:23:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix after another impressive display in qualifying.

Vettel dominates in Korea as Red Bull wrap up constructors' titleupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 11:17:00

Double world champion Sebastian Vettel took the Korean Grand Prix Sunday with a typically dominant drive as his Red Bull team clinched the constructors' title.

Red Bull clinch constructors title as Vettel wins againupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 10:40:00

Sebastian Vettel made it 10 wins for the season with victory in the Korean Grand Prix Sunday to help his Red Bull team clinch the constructors' championship with three rounds remaining.

F1 standings after Japan Grand Prixupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 10:33:00

Sebastian Vettel became the youngest-ever back-to-back Formula One world champion with his third place finish in Sunday's Japan Grand Prix and the German now has an unassailable lead with four races of the season still remaining.

From race car driver to anchorupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 12:20:00

Race car driver Gary Paffett learns the ropes of anchoring from CNN World Sport's Don Riddell.

F1 title race: Vettel on the verge of retaining crownupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 11:51:00

Sebastian Vettel became Formula One's youngest world champion in a five-way shootout at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November 2010, and the German needs just one point in Japan this weekend to seal a second world crown.

Red Bull's Horner hopes for Vettel stayupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 11:47:00

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has played down talk of Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel switching to rivals Ferrari.

Vettel wins but must wait to clinch F1 title updated: Sun Sep 25 2011 15:56:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his ninth victory of an all-conquering season in Singapore Sunday but must wait to clinch the Formula One world title for the second straight year.

Vettel fastest in Singapore practiceupdated: Sun Sep 25 2011 10:07:00

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel continued his domination of the Formula One season by setting the fastest time in Friday's practice for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Vettel on pole in Singapore as second F1 title beckonsupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 12:46:00

Sebastian Vettel is on track to become Formula One's youngest double world champion after topping the qualifying timesheets for Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.

Vettel avoids crashes to move close to retaining titleupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 05:01:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel avoided the spills and thrills of an entertaining Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sunday to secure a victory that moves him a significant step closer to retaining his Formula One world championship title.

Latest F1 standings after Italian GPupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 16:24:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel has increased his advantage in the Formula One world drivers' standings to a remarkable 112 points, with just six races remaining, after his eighth win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Vettel wins tenth pole at Monzaupdated: Sat Sep 10 2011 11:51:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel continued his dominance of Formula One after winning his tenth pole position of the season ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Vettel quickest in Italian GP practiceupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 13:59:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel put a marker down for his Formula One title rivals on Friday by setting the fastest time in practice for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Vettel edges closer to world title after victory in Belgiumupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 05:41:00

Sebastian Vettel has moved a step closer to retaining his Formula One world title after victory in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa -- his first win in four races.

Vettel secures ninth pole of season at Spaupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 16:55:00

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel secured his ninth pole of the 2011 season at the qualifying session for the Belgium Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday.

Latest F1 standings after British GPupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 05:33:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel has increased his advantage in the Formula One world drivers' standings to 80 points, after finishing second in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Vettel's Formula One dominanceupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 14:31:00

CNN's Don Riddell talks to Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel about his dominance on the track in 2011.

Vettel takes the quiet road to gloryupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 10:59:00

There is a question that hangs over every sport, debasing the achievements of those who compete at the very highest level.

Ecclestone: Vettel can dominate like Schumacher didupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 14:50:00

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel to match the achievements of fellow German driver Michael Schumacher.

Hamilton concedes Vettel is overwhelming F1 title favoriteupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 14:14:00

Lewis Hamilton has rued the poor start he made to Sunday's European Grand Prix and conceded Sebastian Vettel is now the overwhelming favorite to claim the Formula One world title.

Impressive Vettel powers to another winupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 10:39:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel proved a class apart once again, leading from start to finish to claim a comfortable win in Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.

Vettel claims pole ahead of Ferrari pair in Montrealupdated: Sat Jun 11 2011 16:57:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel continued his domination of the Formula One season as he claimed pole position Saturday for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.

Vettel continues march towards second world titleupdated: Sun May 29 2011 12:10:00

Sebastian Vettel remains on course to retain his Formula One world title after securing victory in the Monaco Grand Prix.

World champion Vettel claims first Monaco successupdated: Sun May 29 2011 11:18:00

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel continued his march towards a second successive title with his first-ever Monaco Grand Prix victory on Sunday.

Vettel holds off Hamilton to win thrilling Spanish Grand Prixupdated: Sun May 22 2011 16:13:00

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel held off a charging Lewis Hamilton to win the Spanish Grand Prix Sunday to extend his lead in this year's title race.

Webber edges Red Bull teammate Vettel for poleupdated: Sat May 21 2011 17:09:00

Mark Webber edged out Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel to claim pole position Saturday for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Vettel continues to dominate F1 title raceupdated: Sun May 08 2011 15:15:00

Sebastian Vettel moved into a convincing 34-point lead in the Formula One title race after claiming an emphatic victory in the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul.

Vettel on pole again for Turkish GPupdated: Sat May 07 2011 11:25:00

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix in pole position.

Vettel crashes out in wet Turkish practiceupdated: Fri May 06 2011 10:49:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel crashed out in a rain-affected opening practice session for Formula One's Turkish Grand Prix as McLaren's Jenson Button clocked the fastest lap at Istanbul Park on Friday.

'Proud' Hamilton ends champion Vettel's winning run in Shanghaiupdated: Sun Apr 17 2011 10:47:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton overcame pre-race technical problems to secure the British-based team's first win of the 2011 Formula One season at an eventful Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Unstoppable Vettel claims China poleupdated: Sat Apr 16 2011 11:11:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel is on track for a fifth successive Formula One race win after claiming a hat-trick of pole positions for the 2011 season with another dominant display at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday.

Maldonado on Formula One ambitionsupdated: Sat Apr 16 2011 11:11:00

CNN's Don Riddell meets Venezuela's first Formula One driver in 27 years.

Vettel edges Hamilton in Shanghai practiceupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 07:20:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel continued to set the pace in the opening rounds of the 2011 Formula One season on Friday after the German driver recorded the fastest time in practice ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.

Vettel looking forward to making his mark in Shanghaiupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 15:53:00

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has said that he likes the Shanghai circuit, despite a disappointing performance in last year's Chinese Grand Prix.

Vettel leads standings after second straight winupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 18:37:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel has taken an early stranglehold on this year's championship after his second straight win in the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.

Dominant Vettel claims Malaysian Grand Prix for Red Bullupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 18:34:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel led from start to finish to win the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang Sunday.

Vettel storms to pole in Malaysiaupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 10:36:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix in pole position after a pulsating battle with Lewis Hamilton in Saturday's qualifying session at the Sepang circuit.

Vettel leads standings after opening raceupdated: Sun Mar 27 2011 09:27:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel holds an early advantage in the 2011 Formula One drivers' standings after his opening victory in Melbourne, Australia.

Vettel dominates opening Australian GPupdated: Sun Mar 27 2011 09:17:00

World champion Sebastian Vettel began his 2011 Formula One defense in emphatic style on Sunday, leading the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne from start to finish.

Vettel triumphs in Australia GPupdated: Sun Mar 27 2011 04:48:00

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel started his 2011 Formula One defense in emphatic style on Sunday, leading the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne from start to finish.

Vettel storms to Australia GP poleupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 12:30:00

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel has started the 2011 Formula One season as he finished the last, claiming pole position in qualifying ahead of Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Vettel extends Red Bull deal until 2014updated: Mon Mar 14 2011 12:45:00

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has committed his future to Red Bull by signing a new deal that runs until 2014.

Vettel tops F1 testing as Ecclestone waits on Bahrain's fateupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 14:04:00

While doubt remains about whether the Formula One season will begin in Bahrain next month, world champion Sebastian Vettel showed he will again be a force in 2011 despite a frustrating test session in Spain on Friday.

Webber's 2011 debut cut short as Alonso and Vettel impressupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 09:50:00

Mark Webber endured a frustrating first test outing in the new Red Bull on Wednesday as his world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel was again near the top of the Formula One timesheets in Spain.

Webber denies reports of rift with F1 champion Vettelupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 06:10:00

Mark Webber insists he never had a problem with Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel -- who beat him to the Formula One world drivers' championship.

Vettel claims Formula One world title after Abu Dhabi triumphupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 02:42:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is the new Formula One world champion after winning the title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Horner: Webber and Vettel will do what is right for Red Bullupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 15:26:00

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner insists there will be no team orders in Abu Dhabi as drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel battle for the Formula One title.

F1: Standings after Brazilian Grand Prixupdated: Sun Nov 07 2010 15:55:00

Fernando Alonso leads going into the final round of the Formula One world championship in Abu Dhabi but faces a double challenge from Red Bull drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel.

Red Bull 1-2 in Brazil leaves F1 title race wide openupdated: Sun Nov 07 2010 14:09:00

Sebastian Vettel won Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix from Red Bull teammate Mark Webber with Fernando Alonso taking third to hold a slender lead in the Formula One title battle with one race to go.

Red Bulls top Brazilian GP timesheetsupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:41:00

The Red Bull pairing of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber set the fastest times in Friday's practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, as they try to put in-fighting behind them and get their respective world championship bids back on track.

F1 stars ready for new Korean challengeupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 15:56:00

This weekend's inaugural Korean Grand Prix is a step into the unknown for Formula One, but Red Bull's title hopefuls Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel are looking forward to the challenge as the 2010 season heads into its final three races.

Vettel wins in Japan as Webber extends lead in title raceupdated: Sun Oct 10 2010 06:18:00

Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix as Mark Webber finished second to extend his lead in the world title race in a triumphant day for the Red Bulls at Suzuka on Sunday.

Vettel quickest in Italian GP practiceupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 12:42:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was fastest in Friday practice ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Webber claims F1 lead with Hungary win as Vettel pays for errorupdated: Sun Aug 01 2010 12:14:00

Mark Webber climbed to the top of the Formula One championship standings with a runaway victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday as Red Bull teammate and polesitter Sebastian Vettel paid for a mistake while the safety car was out.

Vettel secures pole for seventh timeupdated: Sat Jul 31 2010 10:23:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel secured his seventh pole position of the season after qualifying fastest for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix at Hungaroring.

Red Bull's Vettel quickest in Hungarian GP practiceupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 12:00:00

Red Bull set the pace again in practice as Sebastian Vettel recorded the fastest lap time in both sessions Friday ahead of this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.

Home hero Vettel claims pole in Germany as Schumacher strugglesupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 12:25:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for his home grand prix at Hockenheim with a storming final lap in qualifying on Saturday.

Vettel cruises to victory at European GPupdated: Sun Jun 27 2010 12:05:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has won the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.

Red Bull's Vettel on pole for European GPupdated: Sat Jun 26 2010 11:19:00

Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth pole position of the season ahead of Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.

Vettel quickest in opening Montreal practiceupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 17:06:00

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in in free practice ahead of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.

Vettel leads home Webber in Malaysiaupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 08:24:00

Sebastian Vettel led home teammate Mark Webber as Red Bull claimed a 1-2 in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Vettel wins Australian pole as Red Bull dominate qualifyingupdated: Sat Mar 27 2010 12:29:00

Sebastian Vettel claimed his second successive pole position of the Formula One season as Red Bull dominated qualifying at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.

The future of Formula Oneupdated: Sun Mar 14 2010 12:26:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to racing legend Jackie Stewart about the future of the sport.

Vettel upstages Schumacher to claim Bahrain poleupdated: Sat Mar 13 2010 16:48:00

The young upstart upstaged the returning legend as Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix while returning Michael Schumacher was back in seventh on the grid for Sunday's race.

Vettel makes history with Abu Dhabi winupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 12:27:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel made Formula One history by becoming the winner of the sport's first day-night race in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Vettel victory keeps alive F1 title dreamsupdated: Sun Oct 04 2009 05:12:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel kept alive his faint hopes of winning this year's Formula One world title with a convincing success in Sunday's Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka.

Vettel takes pole position in Japanupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 09:45:00

Sebastian Vettel will begin the Japanese Grand Prix in pole position after the Red Bull driver produced the fastest lap in an action-packed qualifying session which saw Formula One Championship leader Jenson Button penalized five places.

Vettel fends off Alonso in Singapore practiceupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 14:09:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel fended off a late charge by Fernando Alonso to top the timesheet in the second session of free practice for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Red Bull 1-2 as Vettel claims British GPupdated: Sun Jun 21 2009 10:45:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel led home Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber to claim an impressive victory in the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

Vettel secures pole for British Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 20 2009 11:46:00

Sebastian Vettel maintained the impressive form he showed in practice by comfortably securing pole position in his Red Bull for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Button dominance continues with Turkey winupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 10:28:00

Jenson Button continued his domination of the current Formula One season by taking the Turkish GP in Istanbul, his sixth victory in seven races, to move a step closer to clinching his maiden world title.

Vettel claims pole position for Turkish GPupdated: Sat Jun 06 2009 09:50:00

Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul to deny Jenson Button a hat-trick of starts from top spot on the grid.

Vettel gives Red Bull first F1 win in Chinaupdated: Sun Apr 19 2009 09:13:00

German Sebastian Vettel won a rain-hit Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai from Australian team-mate Mark Webber as Red Bull Racing claimed a one-two finish to record their first Formula One triumph.

Vettel ends Brawn GP's pole dominationupdated: Sat Apr 18 2009 16:41:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel claimed his first-ever pole for Red Bull as this season''s all-conquering Brawn GP team were relegated to fourth and fifth fastest in Shanghai on Saturday.

F1 2008: Winners and losersupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 10:17:00

In taking the Formula One world championship, Lewis Hamilton was the ultimate winner of 2008.

Vettel win gives Toro Rosso wingsupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 10:35:00

When Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line at Monza, the Formula One history books had to be rewritten.

Vettel hails 'unbelievable' Italian GP winupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 07:03:00

Record-breaker Sebastian Vettel called his maiden Formula One victory "the best day of his life" after dominating the Italian Grand Prix.

Vettel is youngest Formula One winnerupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 10:17:00

Sebastian Vettel became the youngest Formula One winner with an impeccable start to finish victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Vettel bullish about Toro Rosso speedupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 12:02:00

Starlet Sebastian Vettel is hoping that Toro Rosso's impressive form at the European Grand Prix was not a one-off.

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