News Details

Vettel's number 5 not Schumacher tribute

Sebastian Vettel has explained the reasoning behind picking the number 5 for the rest of his formula one career. As world champion, the Red Bull driver will - for the fourth consecutive time - carry the coveted number 1 in 2014. But if he fails to win a fifth title this season, Vettel has chosen to revert to the number 5 for 2015 and beyond. "I chose it because I was so successful in karts in 2001 with the number 5," the German told Sport Bild, "and I had it in 2010 when I became world champion for the first time. "Also, several other drivers have taken number 5 to the title," Vettel, a keen student of F1 history, added, "like Michael Schumacher and Nigel...
Full Story »
8mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vettel explains number choice

Sebastian Vettel won his first world championship in 2010 carrying the...
8mo ago from espnF1.com

Chilton reveals permanent car number

– Max Chilton has revealed that he will race with the number four...
8mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Raikkonen: 'I had seven last year, why change?'

Whilst rival drivers were choosing numbers that meant something to them,...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Vettel explains why he chose the number five

Sebastian Vettel has revealed the reason behind choosing the number five...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Practice 2 Results: 2014 Singapore Grand Prix

# Driver Team Time Gap Laps 1 Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
4h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel ‘the right man for Ferrari’ – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has named struggling world... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel explains 2014 struggles

Sebastian Vettel has elaborated on the reasons... Read More »
6h ago from SkySports.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.