The battle for supremacy was closer at Red Bull than it was at Ferrari. But, like Alonso, Vettel was never beaten by his outgoing team mate over a full season.
Sebastian Vettel said his feat of winning nine consecutive races didn’t bear comparison with Alberto Ascari’s similar achievement.
Sebastian Vettel said he was disappointed to see the 2013 season end after winning the final nine race of the year in a row.
Mark Webber said he felt pride in his achievements as a Formula One driver after finishing on the podium in his final race.
Sebastian Vettel said he was surprised to be able to use intermediate tyres in the final part of qualifying despite a lengthy delay due to rain.
Sebastian Vettel says the contest between him and team mate Mark Webber hasn’t been as one-sided as it might have looked at times.
Ferrari and Lotus were lucky the Pirelli tyres introduced during the winter helped them become competitive, according to Red Bull’s chief technical officer Adrian Newey.
Sebastian Vettel said he was surprised to finish so far ahead of his rivals in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Red Bull continued their world championship celebrations by performing doughnuts on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel in Dubai.
Mark Webber said he was satisfied with his strategy in the Indian Grand Prix after a mid-race switch to the soft tyres.
Red Bull have been confirmed as constructors’ championship for the fourth year in a row.
Mark Webber does not think he would have been able to pass Sebastian Vettel to win the Japanese Grand Prix if he’d overtaken Romain Grosjean sooner at the end of the race.
Fernando Alonso says he didn’t have the pace to finish on the podium after taking fourth place in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said Mark Webber’s switch to a three-stop strategy was chosen after he used up more of his tyres in the first stint and had to pit earlier.
Sebastian Vettel declined to say he would have been on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix had it not been for his KERS failing.
Mark Webber says he’ll cherish the memory of setting pole position at Suzuka at his last appearance at the track.
A repeat of last year’s Japanese Grand Prix result this weekend would see Sebastian Vettel crowned champion for a fourth consecutive season.
Lewis Hamilton has responded to coverage of his comments following the Korean Grand Prix by giving Sebastian Vettel credit for his achievements.
Mark Webber says the fast-wearing nature of Pirelli’s tyres caused the failure seen on Sergio Perez’s car during the Korean Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel said he was held up by traffic on his second run in Q3 but it was a tall order to improve on his first attempt anyway.