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Latest update : 2008-09-15

German Sebastian Vettel, of the Torro Rosso team, became the youngest winner in Formula One history after claiming his maiden victory at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

German Sebastian Vettel, of Toro Rosso, became the youngest winner in Formula One history after claiming victory at a rain-hit Italian Grand Prix here Sunday.
   
Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen, of McLaren, and BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica came in second and third.
   
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton, of McLaren, finished seventh.
   
Vettel, 21, who led from pole position, bettered the record of youngest Formula One winner set by Fernando Alonso at the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2003.

Date created : 2008-09-14

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