Sebastien Vettel wins Oversea Sports Personality award

Driving champion Sebastian Vettel has won Overseas Sports Personality of the Year at the BBC's Sports Personality award show tonight, after winning four successive Formula 1 World Championship this year, with four races to go.

Red Bull Racing's Sebastien Vettel celebrates with the trophy in 2009. Credit: PA

The Red Bull driver, 26, won the final race in Brazil to equal a record of nine consecutive F1 victories set by Alberto Ascari between 1952-53.

He also matched Michael Schumacher's record of 13 wins in a single season.

Advertisement

Andy Murray named Sports Personality of the Year

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was tonight named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013.