Record-breaking Sebastian Vettel - The German has been rewriting the F1 history books
A look at some of the records set by the 26-year-old
By William Esler
Last Updated: 27/10/13 2:31pm
Only driver to win first three titles in succession.
Only driver to win first four titles in succession.
Youngest pole sitter - 21 years, 72 days - 2008 Italian GP.
Youngest race winner - 21 years, 73 days - 2008 Italian GP.
Youngest driver to be on the podium - 21 years, 73 days - 2008 Italian GP.
Youngest driver to top a grand prix session - 19 years, 53 days - 2006 Turkish Grand Prix Practice Two.
Most front row starts in a season - 18 from 19 races in 2011.
Youngest driver to score a point - 19 years, 349 days - 2007 United States GP.
Youngest driver to lead a race - 20 years, 89 days - 2007 Japanese GP.
Most wins from pole in a season - Nine in 2011. Joint top with Nigel Mansell.
Youngest pole and win - 21 years, 73 days - 2008 Italian GP.
Youngest pole, win and fastest lap - 21 years, 353 days - 2009 British GP.
Youngest pole, win, fastest lap and led every lap - 24 years, 119 days - 2011 Indian GP.
Youngest World Champion - 23 years, 134 days - 2010.
Youngest double World Champion - 24 years, 98 days - 2011.
Youngest triple World Champion - 25 years, 145 days - 2012.
Championship leader for most races in a season - 19 races - 2011.
Youngest race winner for two different teams - 21 years, 287 days - 2008 Italian GP for Toro Rosso and 2009 Chinese GP for Red Bull.
Youngest winner of same grand prix on two occasions - 23 years, 98 days - 2009 and 2010 Japanese GPs.
Most consecutive top two results in qualifying and the race - 11 - 2010 Brazilian GP-2011 British GP.
Most pole positions at different GPs - 20 - joint top with Alain Prost.
Most laps led in a season - 739 laps - 2011.
Youngest driver to drive on a GP weekend - 19 years, 53 days - 2006 Turkish Grand Prix.
Shortest time as an F1 driver before earning a penalty - Six seconds - speeding in pit-lane during practice for 2006 Turkish GP.