Hakkinen: Vettel will soon be a Formula 1 champion
31 December 2008 – According to McLaren's double F1 champion Mika Hakkinen we will see Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel win the Formula One championship within a few years. Vettel scored his maiden victory in Formula One this season for Scuderia Toro Rosso.
"Vettel was the highlight of the 2008 season I think. He really surprised everyone with his pace. I'm especially surprised to see what a matured driver he already is at his age."