Germany

Last Race: 20th Jul Germany

Germany GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Valtteri Bottas
3 Lewis Hamilton

Seb: Never know how long it will last

Monday 2nd December 2013

Share:

Seb: Never know how long it will last

Seb: Never know how long it will last

For the fourth year running, Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel has been crowned the International Racing Driver of the Year.

The German dominated the latter half of this year's World Championship, winning nine races on the trot to bring his total for the season to 13.

In doing so he set a new record for most successive wins in one season, equalled Michael Schumacher's record for most wins in a single campaign and won a fourth consecutive Drivers' Championship title.

It was an impressive run from the 26-year-old who walked off with the most coveted awarded at Sunday night's Autosport Awards in London.

Receiving his gong from Sir Stirling Moss, Vettel said: "It is still very special for me walking down those steps; it is absolutely humbling.

"It has been four years coming here to a room full of motorsport people, I wouldn't mind another four.

"I know how much work goes into achieving that, and I get to pick this nice trophy up at the end every time."

The Red Bull racer added that he is enjoying his current run of success and vowed not to allow complacency to slip in.

"I think there is always a threat that if you have such a run as we have had you get used to it; that you fall into the expectation and so when you start second, third or fourth or you don't win it's a disappointment," he told Autosport.

"It shouldn't be: finishing second doesn't mean you had a bad race, it depends how it unfolded. You can still be very proud of what you get out of the day.

"That's why it is important to appreciate the run we have had; you never know how long it will last."

Saturday's Gallery From Hungary

Editor's Picks

Winners & Losers: Germany

Winners & Losers: Germany

Not the best result, but Daniel Ricciardo drove the finest race of his F1 career on a storming afternoon at Hockenheim...

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

There appears to be a sense of déjà vu for Ferrari since the return of Kimi Raikkonen, and perhaps it's time for the team to cut their losses...

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Daniil Kvyat is bossing his more experienced team-mate, unlike Kevin Magnussen. Fernando Alonso still has the biggest margin...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...