From his first practice outings way back in 2006 to the final race of his Formula 1 career at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel has treated fans to some hugely iconic moments.

    But the four-time champion has one fan who’s been there from the very start. Father Norbert Vettel was a hillclimb racer himself before devoting his attention to helping his young son advance his karting career – with Vettel Junior possessing a prodigious talent that would see him go on to become one of Formula 1’s most successful ever drivers.

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    And with the curtain now coming down on his illustrious career at the Yas Marina Circuit, watch the video up top as Norbert Vettel pays an emotional tribute to his son.