Sebastian Vettel is the youngest double Formula One champion in history. The Red Bull ace clinched his second championship in the Japanese Grand Prix, his third place enough at 24 years and 98 days to make him only the ninth driver to claim back to back titles.
Briton and former World Champion, Jenson Button took the chequered flag on Suzuka’s figure-of-eight circuit. Only two seconds separated the top three finishers.
Sebastian Vettel has dominated this season from the first Grand Prix in Australia which he won. He took the chequered flag in a further eight races.“We took nothing for granted and we did it,” the German said to his Red Bull team which heads the constructors championship and added, “This year we’ve always been this one step ahead.” There are four races to go.
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