The 2011 Formula One season came to an end when the chequered flag was waved at the Brazilian Grand Prix. During the 2011 season the F1 circus set up shot in places as diverse as China, Turkey, Brazil, Belgium, The UK, Canada, India and Japan. Pretty soon Russia and the United Sates will be added to this list. 2011 was was an exciting season but one car gave it’s driver wings and they flew away with the title. Well done to Sebastian Vettel and the whole of his Red Bull team. They are the 2011 F1 Champions and in roughly 5 months time they’ll start their defense of their crown all over again when the 2012 season roars into life. While waiting we hope you will enjoy our selection of the 100 best images (available to us) of the 2011 season.

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Formula One drivers pose for a photograph before the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo November 27, 2011. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain drives during the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Pit crew members for the Red Bull Formula One team are seen in the pit during the qualifying session for the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit November 12, 2011. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives during the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates after placing second in the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Virgin Racing Formula One driver Timo Glock of Germany drives during the second practice session of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Mercedes Formula One driver Michael Schumacher of Germany waits in the pit during the third practice session of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps August 27, 2011. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives in the pit during the third practice session of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps August 27, 2011. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia is chased by team mate Sebastian Vettel during the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

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Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil rides a bicycle at Interlargos track ahead of Sunday's Brazilian F1 Grand Prix in Sao Paulo November 24, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Red Bull Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel (L) sprays champagne on the podium on teammate Mark Webber of Australia during the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo November 27, 2011. Webber won the race while Vettel was second. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain watches his monitor during qualifying for the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, central England, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, drives ahead of Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia during the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, central England July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button (L) of Britain drives into his pit during the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, central England, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil (L) drives his car next to McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain during the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, central England July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

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Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany drives during the first practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel sits in his car during the first practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber (L) of Australia races against McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain during the second practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives during the second practice session of the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo November 25, 2011. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain races during the second practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during a practice session of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Force India Formula One driver Paul di Resta races during the second practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain adjusts his earpieces during the second practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives out of his garage during the third practice session of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany sits on the starting grid during a weather delay the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 12, 2011. REUTERS/Paul Chiasson/Pool

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaves the pit during the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 17, 2011. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Formula one drivers arrive on the pit lane after the qualifying session of the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 16, 2011. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Toro Rosso Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari of Spain drives after losing a tyre at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 17, 2011. REUTERS/Showtail

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Lotus Formula One driver Jarno Trulli (L) of Italy, teammate Heikki Kovalainen (C) of Finland and Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela compete during the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 17, 2011. REUTERS/David Gray

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Red Bull Formula One team members celebrate at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 17, 2011. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Third placed Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber (R) of Australia congratulates winner McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix at Shanghai International circuit April 17, 2011. REUTERS/Aly Song

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A fan of Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany shows off a placard during the driver's autograph session at the Suzuka circuit October 6, 2011, ahead of Sunday's Japanese F1 Grand Prix in Suzuka. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain is seen between television cameras as he speaks to the media at the Suzuka circuit October 6, 2011, ahead of Sunday's Japanese F1 Grand Prix in Suzuka. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany checks his car in the team box during the second practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Williams Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello of Brazil crashes during the second practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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Lotus F1 Formula One driver Jarno Trulli of Italy drives during the second practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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Renault Formula One driver Bruno Senna of Brazil drives during the third practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 8, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil brakes hard during the third practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 8, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (C) drives during the qualifying session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 8, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Sauber Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Mexico drives during the qualifying session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 8, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 9, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives ahead of his team mate and compatriot Jenson Button during the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 9, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 9, 2011. Vettel became Formula One's youngest double world champion on Sunday after finishing third in a Japanese Grand Prix won by McLaren rival Jenson Button. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with crew members winning the world championship after finishing third in the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 9, 2011. Vettel became Formula One's youngest double world champion on Sunday after finishing third in a Japanese Grand Prix won by McLaren rival Jenson Button. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany jumps a barrier as he celebrates winning the world championship after finishing third in the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 9, 2011. Vettel became Formula One's youngest double world champion on Sunday after finishing third in a Japanese Grand Prix won by McLaren rival Jenson Button. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Toro Rosso Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari of Spain drives surrounded by other cars during the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at Sepang circuit outside Kuala Lumpur April 10, 2011. REUTERS/Russell Boyce

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Renault Formula One driver Nick Heidfeld of Germany drives during the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit outside Kuala Lumpur April 10, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Chong )

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain concentrates in his car during a practice session for the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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A mechanic waits for McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain to practice a pit stop during a free practice session of the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit, July 23 , 2011. The German F1 Grand Prix will take place at the Nuerburgring on Sunday, July 24th. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany runs away from fans after the second practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the qualifying session of the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Bohlen

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McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leads the race into the first corner ahead of Red Bull Formula One drivers Mark Webber of Australia and Sebastian Vettel of Germany after the start of the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit July 24, 2011. Hamilton won the race ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso of Spain Red Bull's Mark Webber of Australia. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany makes a pit stop during the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Georgi Licovski /Pool

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Renault Formula One driver Nick Heidfeld of Germany jumps away from his burning car during the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain reacts as he wins the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain and Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (rear) celebrate with champagne after the awarding ceremony of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest, July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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The car of Mercedes Formula One driver Niko Rosberg of Germany is removed from the track following a crash at the tunnel exit during the third free practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 28, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia drives during the second practice session ahead of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi October 28, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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The Ferrari Formula One crew practices pit stops in between free practice sessions for the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit, July 22 , 2011. The German F1 Grand Prix will take place at the Nuerburgring on Sunday, July 24. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Debris flies as Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives off the line onto a rumble strip during the practice session for the Indian F1 Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (R) leads the race at the start of the Indian first Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 30, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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Smoke billows from the car of Sauber Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan during the Indian first Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 30, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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Renault Formula One driver Nick Heidfeld of Germany drives during the second practice session of the South Korean F1 Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam October 14, 2011. South Korean F1 Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit outside Kuala Lumpur April 10, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany sits in his car in the pits during the third practice session ahead of Sunday's South Korean F1 Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam October 15, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-hak

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Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives ahead of teammate Fernando Alonso of Spain during the South Korean F1 Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, October 16, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-hak

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Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia drives during the qualifying session of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Timothy Sim

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives his car in the pit lane during the second free practice session for the Italian F1 grand prix at the Monza circuit September 9, 2011. The race will take place on Sunday. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (L) and team principal Christian Horner celebrate on the podium after Vettel won the South Korean F1 Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, October 16, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-won

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives in the Ferrari pit during the second practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 26, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain takes a curve during the qualifying session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 28, 2011. Red Bull Sebastian Vettel of Germany got the pole position ahead McLaren Jenson Button of Britain and Red Bull Mark Webber of Australia was third. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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Sauber Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan takes a curve during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 29, 2011. Picture taken with a tilt-shift lens. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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A sunbather looks on as Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil takes a corner during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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The car of Toro Rosso Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari of Spain is carried away by a crane following a crash during the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dimitar Dilkoff/Pool

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany takes a curve during the first free practice session for the Italian F1 grand prix at the Monza circuit September 9, 2011. The race will take place on Sunday. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino

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Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives during the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore September 25, 2011. REUTERS/Timothy Sim

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain (bottom) leads the pack as HRT Formula One driver Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy slides on the grass before crashing with other cars at the start of the Italian F1 Grand Prix at the Monza circuit September 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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HRT Formula One driver Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy (R) crashes with other cars at the start of the Italian F1 Grand Prix at the Monza circuit September 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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Ferrari Formula One drivers Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates his third place after the Italian F1 Grand Prix at the Monza circuit September 11, 2011. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino

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Ferrari supporters celebrate the third place of Fernando Alonso of Spain after the Italian F1 Grand Prix at Monza circuit September 11, 2011. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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Mercedes Formula One mechanics push the car of Nico Rosberg of Germany, sporting a sticker in support of people affected by Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami, during the third practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Horsburgh

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany gets his tyres changed during the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 27, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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Williams Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello of Brazil drives out of the track at the start of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 27, 2011. REUTERS/Scott Wensley

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An aerial view shows part of the illuminated Marina Bay street circuit of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at dusk September 20, 2011. The F1 pit building is pictured at behind the Singapore Flyer observation wheel. The Singapore F1 night race will take place on September 25. REUTERS/ Matthew Lee

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Pit crew get ready before a pit stop for McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain during the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore September 25, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany prepares for the second practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 20, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain adjusts his balaklava while wearing an overalls with an image of Sagrada Familia during the third practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 21, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Williams Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela drives during a practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 20, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Sauber Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Mexico drives during a practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 20, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Toro Rosso Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari of Spain drives over a bump during the second practice session of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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Renault Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov of Russia drives his car during the second practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 20, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is reflected in a mirror during the third practice session of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, outside Barcelona May 21, 2011 REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain sits in his car in his pit during a practice session of the Turkish F1 Grand Prix at the Istanbul Park circuit in Istanbul May 6, 2011. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (L) drives ahead of Virgin Racing Formula One driver Jerome d'Ambrosio of Belgium during the Turkish F1 Grand Prix at the Istanbul Park circuit in Istanbul May 8, 2011. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button of Britain does a pit stop during the first free practice session of European F1 Grand Prix in Valencia June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during the qualifying session of European F1 Grand Prix in Valencia June 25, 2011. REUTERS/Francisco Bonilla

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Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia drives during the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 27, 2011. REUTERS/Scott Wensley

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Red Bull Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel (center L) and his teammate Mark Webber (center R) of Australia pose with Red Bull Formula One team principal Christian Horner (C) and Red Bull Formula One team members after the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo November 27, 2011. Webber won the race while Vettel was second. REUTERS/Nacho Doce