Vettel wants quieter coronation after 2011 title

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Sebastian Vettel has revealed he wants to enjoy a quieter coronation one year after becoming world champion for the first time in 2010.

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing
Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing

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On the sidelines of the Race of Champions event in Dusseldorf, a reporter for the German news agency SID heard the Red Bull driver admit he was too busy with media and sponsor commitments after winning his first title a year ago.

"The first days and weeks (after winning a title) are very busy," said the 24-year-old.

"But we have learned from last year, when it was all very stressful, and try to do it better this time," added Vettel.

The German said although there is still "a lot to do" in his immediate future, the period around Christmas will be "quiet".

And there are no plans even for a holiday.

"I actually have no desire to get on a plane," he said, a week after the final event on the 19-race 2011 calendar.

"I have been flying all year long so I'll probably recharge my batteries by staying at home," revealed Vettel, who lives in Switzerland.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sebastian Vettel
Teams Red Bull Racing
Tags red bull, vettel