Jean Todt was with the Prancing Horse team during the success of Michael Schumacher.
Each year, Pirelli publish the numbers that tell the story of the Formula One season.
Mark Webber finished second on an identical strategy, on his final F1 grand prix before moving to endurance racing.
Only four drivers have claimed pole position this year – Vettel, his team mate Mark Webber and the Mercedes line-up of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on top again at Interlagos as he delivers repeat performance.
Development tyres for Friday practice at final Grand Prix of the season