Sebastian Vettel announces retirement

F1 stint to end with 2022 season

Why Vettel is leaving

“My goals have shifted from winning races and fighting for championships, to seeing my children grow”

Formula 1 career statistics

15 years in Formula 1

4 championship titles

53 race wins

122 podiums

Toro Rosso (2008)

Youngest race winner ever, won the Italian GP

Age - 21 years

Red Bull Racing (2009 - 2014)

4 consecutive F1 world champions (2010-2013)

Scuderia Ferrari (2015 - 2020)

14 race wins

Fought for the title in 2017, 2018

Aston Martin (2021 - 2022)

1st podium for the team in 2021 Azerbaijan GP