Vettel to race with gold laden helmet to celebrate fourth F1 world title 2 November, 2013 Sebastian Vettel during practice in Abu Dhabi Sebastian Vettel's helmet for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race on Sunday features 24 carat gold, the German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports.
Not even a week after the German notched up his fourth consecutive drivers' title in India, he has travelled to the Abu Dhabi with a special helmet livery to wear for the race in celebration of the achievement.
Bild correspondent Frank Schneider said the Red Bull driver's helmet painter Jens Munser only needed two days to prepare the design.
But surely the gold leaf made the helmet much more expensive than usual for...
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