Vettel to sit out Austin GP qualifying

2014-10-29 11:07

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won't participate during qualifying for the 2014 US grand prix as he takes a penalty for using a sixth engine in 2014, a situation he calls 'completely stupid'.

Departing Vettel 'respectful' of Daniel

2014-10-20 11:07

'I'm sure he would love to have won this season,' Red Bull rookie Daniel Ricciardo said of Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel as the latter prepares to move to Ferrari.

Red Bull blocks Vettel's Ferrari test debut

2014-10-16 09:49

Red Bull has blocked Sebastian Vettel's test debut for Ferrari set to take place after the 2014 final grand prix in Abu Dhabi. Is Red Bull having sour grapes since Vettel announced his switch to Maranello?

F1 drivers back speed limit proposals

2014-10-12 07:43

Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual pace car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning flags are waved.

Vettel, Alonso: Why F1 pilots scorn risk

2014-10-10 11:01

Formula 1 drivers, ahead of the first Russian GP, have answered as a consequence to the crash-marred Japanese GP questions about race safety.

Vettel revives Schumacher comparisons

2014-10-04 22:24

Remember 'Baby Schumi' - Sebastian Vettel's nickname when he joined F1? Now, says Reuter's F1 guy ALAN BALDWIN, the comparison with Michael Schumacher is even closer.

Vettel to leave Red Bull

2014-10-04 07:52

Four-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has announced his shock departure from Red Bull - and looks set to join Ferrari.

Vettel sticking with Red Bull

2014-09-24 22:03

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has insisted he is staying put at Red Bull for next season.

Red Bull denies Vettel, Alonso seat swop

2014-09-17 08:10

A popular German publication reports that dissatisfied Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso could take Sebastian Vettel's place at Red Bull in 2015, in a "straight swap deal".

Webber: Vettel made 'many mistakes' in 2014

2014-08-27 13:09

"He has improved but from the first race you could see he was making many mistakes," comments former Red Bull driver Mark Webber on former team mate's Sebastian Vettel's poor form in 2014.

Infiniti's Q50 Eau Rouge meets it's 'maker'

2014-08-22 14:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has been involved with Infiniti's Q50 Eau Rouge - yes, named after the famous Spa's historic corner. Now, Vettel has put the beastly 'baby' through its paces on track. Watch the cool video!

Vettel buys dad a R3.4-million Ferrari

2014-08-11 09:20

Red Bull's reigning champion Sebastian Vettel has bought his father a very expensive gift - A Ferrari California! Is the prancing horse sports car a sign of things to come?

Vettel at Merc? Lewis all cool about it

2014-07-25 08:48

The F1 'silly season' has kicked the rumour mill into gear with news that Mercedes is considering a Sebastian Vettel / Nico Rosberg pairing. Lewis Hamilton... well, he's cool...

Smooth sailor Rosberg sorry for Vettel

2014-07-17 07:54

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg, leading the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers' championship, has everything going for him but he can't help feeling sorry for Red Bull's reigning champ Sebastian Vettel.

Red Bull: 'Renault power unacceptable'

2014-06-23 09:28

Reigning Formula 1 champion team Red Bull is in dire need of a miracle from engine partner Renault which must come up with more power from its turbo/hybrid engines.

2014 Austrian GP preview: Get the horns...

2014-06-19 13:39

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will have to take on unfamiliar territory at the 2014 Austrian GP.

Ricciardo steps out from Vettel's shadow

2014-06-09 08:52

Daniel Ricciardo's fantastic win at the 2014 Canadian GP enabled the Red Bull rookie to finally step out of team mate Sebastian Vettel's shadow.

Vettel: 'Bullshit, I'm a worthy champ!'

2014-06-05 08:46

No secret about Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel's frustration so far in the 2014 F1 season - he's not seen the podium. Now critics have angered him by questioning his four titles.

Webber-like luck 'can't go on' - Vettel

2014-05-27 10:53

Is there any light at the end of the tunnel for Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull? The team suffered another setback in the 2014 Monaco GP.

Write off Vettel at your peril - Horner

2014-05-24 11:40

Some have already written off Sebastian Vettel's chances of a fifth successive Formula 1 title but Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is not one of them.

Monaco: F1 really needs a new winner

2014-05-22 08:17

F1 2014 has so far been dominated by Mercedes with Lewis Hamilton aiming for his fifth win. Can this weekend's Monaco GP throw up a new winner?

Rosberg: Trumpet 'exhaust doesn't work'

2014-05-15 08:50

Mercedes used a Pireli test session to try out its new 'megaphone exhaust' in Barcelona. It seems its engineers will have to go back to the drawing board at least according to driver Nico Rosberg. Watch the video!

Spanish GP: Red Bulls boys are back!

2014-05-12 07:33

The Red Bull team turned its bad luck around during the 2014 Spanish GP: Daniel Ricciardo made podium - he keeps this one! - and Sebastian Vettel was fourth from starting 15th!

Lewis dominates, Vettel sidelined in Spain

2014-05-09 16:21

Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two during the second practice session ahead of the 2014 Spanish GP. Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was sidelined for most of the two sessions due to technical issues.

Vettel's new 'Suzie' for Spain

2014-05-08 07:34

Red Bull has provided a new chassis for its reigning champion Sebastian Vettel ahead of the upcoming 2014 Spanish GP this weekend. Will his new 'Suzie' take him to the podium?


Weber: 'Vettel not so strong as Alonso'

2014-10-22 09:04

Michael Schumacher's former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend's success at Ferrari - and Ferrari engineers are unhappy with its 2015 car, codenamed '666'.

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Montezemolo: 'Alonso wants to win again'

2014-10-16 08:30

Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014 because he needs to be winning again, says the Formula 1 team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo.

Mateschitz saw Vettel's departure coming

2014-10-11 07:53

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz has said he made no attempt to stop defending World champion Sebastian Vettel from leaving and that he was neither surprised nor disappointed by the driver's decision.

Bianchi crash and politics sour Sochi F1

2014-10-09 07:39

Drivers' minds will be on Jule Bianchi's crash in Japan, Bernie Ecclestone's on the bottom line and the rest on trying not to upset the Russians over the few days of the 2014 Sochi F1 GP.

Marko: 'Vettel just needed new challenge'

2014-10-04 09:00

Red Bull's team consultant Helmut Marko said on Saturday that Sebastian Vettel was leaving the team after a frustrating 2014 season - no wins and a hard time with the new power unit.

Vettel says he's staying with the Bulls

2014-09-26 08:17

Sebastian Vettel insists that he is staying with the Red Bull Formula 1 team - but F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone believes Vettel "would be the perfect man for Ferrari".

Vettel: 'I could've done a better job'

2014-09-20 20:06

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was only looking at the positives despite seeing a first Formula 1 pole position snatched away from him by title-chasing Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

Vettel gets third new chassis for Monza

2014-08-28 10:33

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will use a third chassis for the 2014 season due to handling issues. Will the reigning champion's luck change in Monza?

Vettel first to sample Sochi GP circuit

2014-08-26 08:22

Sebastian Vettel is the first Formula 1 driver to lap the new Sochi Autodrom - albeit driving an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid - ahead of the 2014 inaugural Russian GP in October. VIDEO

Sixth engine grid-penalty for Vettel?

2014-08-22 11:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel's 2014 season could be set to go from bad to worse if he is given another penalty ahead of the 2014 Belgium GP on Sunday.

Vettel slams Formula E as 'cheese'

2014-07-25 11:17

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has slammed the upcoming Formula E using a food reference to discredit the new sport.

F1: 'Where did all the German fans go?'

2014-07-21 15:23

The glamour sport was asking itself why tens of thousands of fans stayed away from a home GP that should have been box office gold in the land of Mercedes.

F1 Renault engine project 'for sale'?

2014-06-25 10:15

Formula 1 engine supplier Renault is the subject of rumours making the rounds that the company might be up for sale. What will Red Bull do?

Ricciardo raring for win in Austria GP

2014-06-20 09:01

Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo will look to win at the 2014 Austrian GP after his performance in the 2014 Canadian GP. How will Mercedes feel about this?

2014 Austrian GP preview: Get the horns...

2014-06-19 08:34

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will have take on unfamiliar territory at the 2014 Austrian GP as he hopes to wrestle back the Drivers' championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg.

Montreal GP: Round 7 of Lewis v. Nico

2014-06-06 08:29

Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will resume their riveting battle at the 2014 Canadian GP.

Webber-like luck 'can't go on' - Vettel

2014-05-28 09:23

Is there any light at the end of the tunnel for Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull? The team suffered again in the 2014 Monaco GP.

No luck for Vettel on 100th race for Red Bull

2014-05-25 16:31

Sebastian Vettel looked for a quick getaway after his 100th race for Red Bull ended in retirement after just eight laps of Monaco.

Hamilton 'overslept' in Monaco

2014-05-22 16:31

Mercedes staff roused a sleepy Lewis Hamilton from his harbourside yacht, with just minutes to spare before the first practice session ahead of the 2014 Monaco GP.

Ricciardo: 'I'm making Vettel work'

2014-05-15 10:59

Daniel Ricciardo is happy with his form in 2014 and enjoys making Vettel 'work for his money'. He hasn't ruled out a comeback from his team mate...

Vettel's old Suzi was 'bent' - report

2014-05-14 08:53

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was held back during the first four races of the 2014 season because his previous chassis was bent, according to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

More frustration for Vettel in Spain

2014-05-10 17:18

'It's bad but there's nothing you can do.' Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel tried to downplay his latest frustration in the 2014 season after Red Bull confirmed a gearbox change that dropped him to 15th on the starting grid for the 2014 Spanish GP.

Hamilton braces for Spanish GP duel

2014-05-08 08:12

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes to wrestle the Formula 1 championship lead away from team mate Nico Rosberg at the upcoming Spanish GP.

Ricciardo: 'Respect team orders'

2014-05-06 15:15

'Formula 1 drivers need to respect team orders unless they are completely out of order,' said Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo ahead of this weekend's Spanish GP.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now! - shop online today

Save up to R2100 on electronics! – As seen in the catalogue

Wishing for tech gadgets this festive? Save up to R2100 on hot tech products at While stocks last. Shop now!

TV Series – 2 for R299

Loads of hot titles to choose from. Shop now!

Hot offer: Up to 50% off irons

Save up to 50% on all Philips irons. While stocks last. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Toys 4 for the price of 3

Buy 4 toys and get the cheapest FREE! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.