Sebastian Vettel's third title in numbers

Sebastian Vettel's third title in numbers

Sebastian Vettel's third Formula 1 crown made him the youngest ever triple champion. Michele Merlino looks at the accolades achieved by the German and other interesting stats from the 2012 season

Sebastian Vettel has taken the Formula 1 crown for the third year in a row, an accolade previously only achieved by Juan Manuel Fangio (1954-1957) and Michael Schumacher (2000-2004).

He also becomes the youngest ever triple world champion, beating Ayrton Senna by some distance. Senna was 31 years, seven months and 13 days old when he took his third crown; Vettel was just 25 years, four months and 22 days old.

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