11:58 – Today (Saturday) marks exactly 10 years since Sebastian Vettel made his Formula 1 debut at the United States Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net reflects on the Ferrari driver’s decade in the championship.
2007 – BMW Sauber/Toro Rosso (14th, 6 points)
Test driver Vettel was drafted in by BMW Sauber for the 2007 US Grand Prix, with incumbent Robert Kubica sidelined after his high-speed Canada crash the previous week. Vettel scored a point on his debut and the Red Bull-affiliated youngster was soon parachuted into a Toro Rosso seat, and famously ran into Mark Webber at a wet Japanese GP, as both battled for a podium.