Vettel's road to the 2013 title

Sebastian Vettel clinched his fourth successive Formula One championship for Red Bull at the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday. The following shows how the 26-year-old German did it. (Reuters)

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XMELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Race winner Kimi Raikkonen (L) of Finland and Lotus celebrates on the podium with third placed Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing following the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at the Albert Park Circuit on March 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

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mKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - MARCH 24: Mark Webber (L) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates finishing second alongside race winner Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing on the podium following the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit on March 24, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

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;SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 14: Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Fernando Alonso (L) of Spain and Ferrari attend the drivers parade before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2013 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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XSAKHIR, BAHRAIN - APRIL 21: Race winner Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates with Gill Jones the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Electronic Support Group Leader following the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on April 21, 2013 in Sakhir, Bahrain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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MONTMELO, SPAIN - MAY 12: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing is seen ahead of the start of the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2013 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Vladimir Rys Photography via Getty Images)

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MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Race winner Nico Rosberg (C) of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates with second placed Sebastian Vettel (L) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing and third placed Mark Webber (R) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing following the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing retires on the main straight with an engine failure during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on June 30, 2013 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium after winning the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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QBUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 28: Race winner Lewis Hamilton (L) of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium with third placed Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing following the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 28, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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SPA, BELGIUM - AUGUST 25: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates in his team garage with the winners trophy the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 25, 2013 in Spa, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 08: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates after winning the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 8, 2013 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Jiri Krenek/isifa/Getty Images)

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SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 22: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull racing celebrates following his victory during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 22, 2013 in Singapore, Singapore. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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YEONGAM-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - OCTOBER 06: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at Korea International Circuit on October 6, 2013 in Yeongam-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

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SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 13: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium after winning the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 13, 2013 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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