Vettel closes in on more records

Vettel closes in on more records

Sebastian Vettel is still on course to break a number of records during his dominant - and now championship-winning - Formula 1 season. Michele Merlino analyses all the stats from the Japanese Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel's domination of the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship was not only verified by the German wrapping up his second title in Japan last weekend, but it is also fast becoming one of the best overall performances in the history of the sport.

Right from his victory in Australia, the die was cast as the Red Bull driver became the 32nd driver to take the title having begun the year with a win and the fifth in the last six years (only Fernando Alonso bucking the trend last season).

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