Sebastian Vettel has made the decision to retire at the end of the 2022 season after a glittering career in motorsport.

Sebastian Vettel is an Aston Martin F1 driver and four-time Formula One World Champion. He achieved all four consecutively during his time with Red Bull.

With 53 race wins, Vettel is third on the all-time list of Grand Prix winners, trailing only Michael Schumacher (103) and Lewis Hamilton (91), who have each won four Formula One Drivers World Championships.

His first victory came way back in 2008 while he was racing for Toro Rosso.

In his F1 career, Sebastian Vettel has won 57 pole positions. He has converted 31 of them into race wins.

In his career, Sebastian Vettel has achieved 122 podium finishes. He won his last podium in 2021.

Vettel has earned 3,076 points so far in his Formula One career. The Aston Martin driver still has time to add to this tally.

The German, who made his professional racing debut with BMW Sauber at the 2007 US Grand Prix, announced the news of his retirement on his newly created Instagram account.

Vettel is currently the holder of numerous records in F1, most notably including Youngest Polesitter, Youngest Double World Champion, Youngest World Champion, Youngest Triple Word Champion, Youngest Quadruple World Champion and Most consecutive victories in consecutive events.