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Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing RB7 Renault, celebrates pole
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Where Vettel stands in the list of the greatest F1 drivers

As Sebastian Vettel’s Formula 1 career draws to a close, figuring out where he fits into the greatest of all time order is a tough and subjective call. With the aid of statistics, attributes and history, here’s how the four-time world champion stacks up in the debate

Sebastian Vettel is set to retire from Formula 1 with 53 victories and 57 pole positions from his 299 world championship grand prix starts, and four titles to his name.

Those statistics automatically put him into an elite group of great drivers – it's impossible to luck your way into that level of success – but where exactly does he sit in the pantheon of F1 legends?

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