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Top Gear TV throwback: behind the scenes with Sebastian Vettel

As Herr Vettel gets set for his final ever F1 race, we throw it back to his time at the Top Gear test track

Published: 18 Nov 2022
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As Sebastian Vettel prepares for his 300th and final Formula 1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi this weekend, we at Top Gear decided that the best possible tribute would be to throwback to the time that he achieved his childhood dream* of driving a Suzuki Liana around a British airfield.

Yes, he might now have 53 race wins and four world championships to his name, but this was the big one – could he beat Rubens Barrichello to top the F1 Star in a Reasonably Priced Car leaderboard? 

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In this behind-the-scenes clip from series 17, episode 3 in 2011, Jake Humphrey finds out how things are going for the German down at Dunsfold…

*TopGear.com is unable to confirm whether this was in fact Seb’s childhood dream

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