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Vettel explains why he chose the number five

Sebastian Vettel has revealed the reason behind choosing the number five as his permanent driver number for his Formula 1 career. Whilst he won't carry it throughout 2014, as he's chosen to use the number one - which is available only to the current champion - he says the number has some special meaning behind it as well as being influenced by some of his idols. "I have decided for number five because I drove it successfully in karting in 2001 and got my first title with it in 2010," he told Bild. "Furthermore there were some other drivers who became champion with this number; I'm thinking of Michael Schumacher and Nigel Mansell." Just two drivers are yet to confirm...
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