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Champion Vettel to race number 5 in F1 career

F1's governing body on Friday revealed the race numbers drivers on the 2014 grid have picked for the rest of their grand prix careers. World champion Sebastian Vettel will carry the coveted number 1 for the fourth consecutive season, but he has selected 5 - made famous by Nigel Mansell's 'red 5' - for the remainder of his time in formula one. Many of the race numbers had already been divulged by drivers through their social media pages or via the media, but curiously Lotus' Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado has plumped for 13 -- considered unlucky by many and not seen in F1 for years. Also curiously, the FIA marked Lotus' entire place on the 2014 entry list as "subject to confirmation",...
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