Sebastian Vettel: World Champion!
Sebastian Vettel became the youngest world champion in Formula One history after clinching victory in the final race of the season at Abu Dhabi as Red Bull Racing made it a championship double.
The 23-year-old was third in the standings but led from pole and drove a near faultless race en route to a first championship victory a week after Red Bull claimed the constructors’ title.
Team-mate Mark Webber finished eighth, third overall, while Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, who led the championship rankings going into the final race, passed the chequered flag in seventh to finish runner-up in the final standings.
Lewis Hamilton finished second and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button completed the final podium of the season.
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