In his illustrious career, Sebastian Vettel has registered 122 podiums- the third most in F1 history.

Sebastian Vettel registered the first podium of his F1 career at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix, while driving for Toro Rosso. Since then, the German has accumulated 122 podium finishes to date. He has finished on the podium the most number of times for Red Bull – 65, followed by 55 for Ferrari and one each for Toro Rosso and Aston Martin.

Sebastian Vettel
Bildnummer: 15056764 Datum: 17.11.2013 Copyright: imago/Icon SMI NOV 17 2013: Race Champion Infiniti Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel (Germany) spray the crowd with champaign after winning the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas.

Out of his 122 podiums, 53 are race wins, 36 second place finishes and he has finished third on 33 occasions. 2011 was Vettel’s most successful season in terms of podium finishes – 17. His last podium finish came at the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, driving for Aston Martin.

Vettel is a legend of the sport and besides his 122 podium finishes, he has achieved some remarkable feats in his career. He is one of the most successful drivers in Formula One history and has won four World Drivers’ Championship titles, which he won consecutively from 2010 to 2013. Vettel is the youngest World Champion in Formula One; he also has the third-most race victories (53) and fourth-most pole positions (57).

Sebastian Vettel is set to retire from F1 after the end of 2022 season

Sebastian Vettel has announced he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2022 season. The 35-year-old German, who spent six seasons with Ferrari after joining the Italian team in 2015, will see out the remainder of his final campaign with Aston Martin. Vettel is currently third on the list of all-time Grand Prix winners with 53 victories, trailing only Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher.

“The decision to retire has been a difficult one for me to take, and I have spent a lot of time thinking about it,” said Vettel, who confirmed his retirement in a video posted on Instagram on Thursday. After making his debut in 2007, Vettel went on to win four consecutive world championships for Red Bull between 2010 and 2013, the first of which made him the sport’s youngest title winner.

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