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Motor Racing

Sebastian Vettel deal to extend contract with Red Bull is ‘perfect timing’


Red Bull team principal Christian Horner claims it was “perfect  timing” that Sebastian Vettel  extended his contract this week.

On Tuesday, the team confirmed Vettel had agreed to a one-year extension through to the end of 2015. Vettel has been a part of the team since 2009, claiming 29 victories, 39 pole positions, and winning three successive titles since 2010.

“It was more of a formality than anything else,” Horner said. “We have a long-term agreement with him. It was perfect timing for both sides to extend for another year.”