Sebastian Vettel extends contract with Red Bull through 2015

Vettel won the Canadian GP on Sunday from pole position to improve his chances for a fourth straight season title. It was his first career victory in Canada.

Reported by: Associated Press
Last updated on Wednesday, 12 June, 2013 13:08 IST
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London: Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has signed a contract extension with the Red Bull team through the 2015 season.

The team made the announcement on Tuesday, two days after the 25-year-old German won the Canadian Grand Prix for his third victory of the season.

Vettel, who joined Red Bull in 2009, has won the last three F1 drivers' titles. He has won 29 races and collected 51 podium places and 39 pole positions.

Vettel won the Canadian GP on Sunday from pole position to improve his chances for a fourth straight season title. It was his first career victory in Canada.

Vettel extended his lead in the standings to 36 points over Fernando Alonso.

Story first published on: Wednesday, 12 June 2013 13:04 IST

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