We crunch the stats of the four-time Formula One World Champion.
Sebastian Vettel emerged from the 2013 Indian Grand Prix as one of the all-time Formula One driving greats. His four world titles has Vettel joining the ranks of Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher, the only other drivers to do so.
While the 26-year-old German still has an entire career worth of driving ahead of him, we analyze what he's achieved so far.
2: The number of records Vettel set on his debut as a test driver at the Turkish Grand Prix in 2006. He set the fastest lap of the day, becoming the youngest driver to do so, and became the youngest driver to pick up a fine from the FIA after speeding in the pit lane.
36: The number of Vettel's wins (35 for Red Bull Racing, 1 for Toro Rosso).
59: The total number of podium finishes (including wins).
43: Seb’s collection of Pole Positions, 15 of which, he achieved in the 2011 Formula One season. This still stands as a record for the most poles achieved by a driver in a single season.
739: The record number of laps lead by Seb during the 2011 season.
21: Number of Seb's fastest Laps
1379: Points in total the German has earned across the globe.
4: Consecutive Drivers’ Championships (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013). Vettel joins Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher as the only men to have done so. He is the youngest quadruple champion.
9: As of 2013, the number of years Infiniti Red Bull Racing has been in Formula One.
2010: The first year Red Bull Racing won the Constructors' Championship. It has retained the title ever since, claiming it in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
3rd: Team to win four consecutive Constructors' Championships. RBR joins McLaren ('88, '89, '90, '91) and Ferrari ('99, '00, '01, '02, '03, '04) as one of the sports' elite.