Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Monza, 2011

Sebastian Vettel voted F1 Fanatic Driver of the Year

2011 F1 season reviewPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Monza, 2011
Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Monza, 2011

F1 Fanatics have voted Sebastian Vettel as 2011 Driver of the Year.

The world champion was picked by 43.9% of readers when asked to name the best driver of 2011.

Jenson Button claimed second place with 27.8% of votes. Fernando Alonso was third with 16.2% of votes.

Last year’s winner Lewis Hamilton could only muster 20 votes, just six more than Heikki Kovalainen.

2011 F1 Fanatic Driver Rankings

Pass of the Year: Mark Webber on Fernando Alonso

Mark Webber’s pass on Fernando Alonso at Eau Rouge in Spa was voted the best pass of 2011. It was picked by 46% of readers.

In a bumper year for overtaking, Vettel took the runner-up place for his pass on Alonso in the Italian Grand Prix, which was chosen by 20.4%.

In third place was another pass on Alonso – this time by Hamilton in the German Grand Prix, as voted by 9.0% of you.

Previous winners

Overtaker of the Year: Jenson Button

Jenson Button received the most votes for Overtaker of the Year, taking 28.8% of your votes.

It was a close-run thing behind him: Hamilton was runner-up with 19.9%, Webber third on 17.4% and Schumacher fourth on 16.2%.

Previous winners

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