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Red Bull extends Vettel contract to 2011

Red Bull Racing has announced that it has extended Sebastian Vettel's contract until the end of the 2011 Formula 1 World Championship campaign – with an option on the highly-rated German's services for 2012.

The top flight's youngest-ever grand prix-winner currently sits third in the 2009 title standings, 4.5 points adrift of RBR team-mate Mark Webber and 23 in arrears of long-time championship leader Jenson Button, with 70 remaining up for grabs between now and season's end.

The 22-year-old has long enjoyed the support of Red Bull, becoming a member of the energy drinks company's junior team almost a decade ago, aged just twelve. Aside from victories in China and Britain already this year, the Heppenheim native has ascended the rostrum on three further occasions, in Sakhir, Istanbul and on home turf at the Nürburgring.



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21.05.2015- free Practice 1, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF15-T
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21.05.2015- Free Practice 2, Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Honda MP4-30
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