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Sebastian Vettel won the United States Grand Prix for record 8th successive victory

Nov 18, 2013 14:50 IST

Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull’s team on 17 November 2013 won United States Grand Prix. France's Romain Grosjean in Lotus was second with Red Bull's Mark Webber took the third place.

This was his eighth successive race of Vettel in a season. With this win he succeeded ahead of Michael Schumacher’s previous record of winning seven races in a row in the same season, which was set in 2004.

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This was also vettel’s 12th win of the season and if he wins the year-ender in Brazil than he will tie with Michael Schumacher Formulae one record of 13 victories in a single season. The win in the Brazil grand prix that is scheduled to happen on 24 November 2013 will bring to him ninth victory in a row, which was set by Alberto Ascari.

The Mark Webber (37) of Red Bulls will be driving last time in the Brazil grand prix, as it will be his last race in the Formulae one.

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