Sebastian Vettel 4th time world champion post Grand Prix win (in pics)

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New Delhi, Oct 28: Red Bulls team director, Christian Horner was elated with Sebastian Vettel's win at the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday and said, "You've done it in style, Sebastian. You are a four-time world champion. You have joined the greats."

Vettel finished an astonishing 29.8 seconds ahead of Nico Rosberg in second in a Mercedes. Romain Grosjean finished third in a Lotus, 10 seconds farther back.

Vettel not only has driven another perfect race in his Red Bull to win the Indian Grand Prix and taken his sixth victory in a row this season but also this is his third victory in a row in India.

Even more importantly, he has won his fourth world drivers' title in a row.

The German driver, 26, has become only the fourth driver in the history of Formula One race to win four drivers' titles, after Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher.

And noteworthy, none of his predecessors has done it so young. It was the 36th victory of Vettel's career.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates on the track after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix and his 4th straight F1 world drivers championship at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida on Sunday.

In Greater Noida

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany (L) who stood second and Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France (R) who stood third, after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel gestures after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel at Drivers Grid Parade during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Race winner and 2013 Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing at a press conference following the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel with his team principal Christian Horner (L) and other team members celebrate after winning the 2013 Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at BIC in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel celebrates after won the 2013 Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at BIC in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel gesture after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Race winner and 2013 Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday .

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany being held Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany (L) who stood second and Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France (R) who stood third, after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates with the trophy after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Romain Grosjean (R) of Lotus celebrate after winning the 2013 Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at BIC in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel celebrates with winners trophy as runner-ups Petronas' Nico Rosberg (L) and Romain Grosjean of Lotus look on at presentation ceremony of the 2013 Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at BIC in Greater Noida on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel leads the race during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday.

In Greater Noida

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel leads the race during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday .

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