Vettel Becomes The Youngest Formula One World Champion

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is the new Formula One world champion after winning the title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

The German produced a peerless oblige from pole position to take the checkered flag ahead of the McLaren pair of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who led the championship standings going into the final race of the season, could only control seventh place to see his title hopes ruined.

The 23-year-old Vettel is the youngest-ever world champion in motorsport's premier class, claiming his fifth win of the year to take the lead in the standings for the first time in a topsy-turvy season.

"I'm a bit speechless. I don't know what you are supposed to say in this time," Vettel told the official post-race press conference.
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