Vettel signs new contract

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Reigning Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel has signed a contract extension with Red Bull.

The new deal will keep the 25-year-old German at the British-based team until 2015.

Vettel has won three races this season and currently leads the driver’s championship – 36 points ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.

The three-time world champion has been with Red Bull since 2009 – with 29 wins and 51 podium finishes.

Formula 1’s youngest ever champion had previously been linked with a move to rivals Ferrari.