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12/10/11
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Vettel collects F1 trophy in New Delhi
Sebastian Vettel - 2011 F1 World Champion
Sebastian Vettel collected the Formula 1 world champion's trophy for a second straight year at Friday's FIA Gala in New Delhi's Kingdom of Dreams.

FIA president Jean Todt presented Vettel with the award, while Bernie Ecclestone handed the constructors' trophy to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner. Jenson Button and Mark Webber also received their trophies for finishing second and third in the standings.

"It's great to be here in India at the FIA Gala to collect my second drivers' championship trophy," said Vettel. "I have had the trophy in my house all year and didn't want to give it back, so this means a great deal to me.

"It's hard to put into words how it feels to win again; the team stayed focused and made few mistakes and I would like to thank them for all their impressive efforts. I would also like to thank Renault who worked so hard all year.

"The history of Formula 1 means a lot to me and it's special to know that we are now somehow a part of that."

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