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Sebastian Vettel testing Infiniti


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LE CASTELLET, France (May 28, 2013) – Less than 24 hours after claiming second place in the incident-packed 2013 Monaco Grand Prix, Formula One Triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel was back on track at the famous Circuit Paul Ricard in his role as Director of Performance for Infiniti.

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The Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver spent the day evaluating the latest Infiniti road cars and their competitors, accompanied by experts from Infiniti’s European Dynamic Performance Team based at the company’s development centres in Bonn, Germany and Barcelona, Spain.

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New Q50 rolling off production line at Tochigi plant, Japan


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FIRST INFINITI Q50 ROLLS OFF THE PRODUCTION LINE AT TOCHIGI PLANT TO SIGNAL BOLD NEW DIRECTION FOR MODEL LINE-UP

· Official Q50 Off-line ceremony presided over by Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., and Johan de Nysschen, President of Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.

· Q50 sets new benchmarks in the premium automotive sector

· Sebastian Vettel, three-time world champion and Infiniti’s Director of Performance, pays tribute to the Tochigi production team

The first production model of the Infiniti Q50, the all-new premium sports sedan, rolled off the assembly line at the Tochigi production plant on 14 May. The official off-line ceremony was presided over by Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., and Johan de Nysschen, President of Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.

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The Q50 is the first in the new generation of Infiniti vehicles. It sets fresh benchmarks in the areas of emotive styling, advanced technology and performance. Premiered at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, the Q50 is at the heart of Infiniti’s bold new model line-up.

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Sebastian Vettel becomes Infiniti Director of Performance


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Three Time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel Signs as Infiniti’s Director of Performance
- Enhanced and extended Infiniti role for Vettel announced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show
- Vettel to play an increased role in developing new Infiniti models

during the Infiniti Red Bull Racing filming day at the Circuit de Catalunya on March 14, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

On the opening day of the New York International Auto Show, Infiniti announced Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver and triple Formula One World Champion, as Director of Performance for the premium automotive brand.

This latest announcement extends and enhances Vettel’s relationship with Infiniti which formally began in 2011. In this capacity, Vettel already has played a crucial role in developing Infiniti’s vehicle line-up, starting with the exclusive Infiniti FX Vettel Edition and most recently with the all-new Infiniti Q50.

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F1 Malaysia: Storm on the horizon


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F1 News 2013

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The best place to be at any Formula One race is the paddock, which is where the drivers are most of the time if they aren’t on the track fighting each other wheel to wheel. You never know when the drivers will appear so I spent a good amount of time in the paddock waiting for them. Join me as I take you around the Sepang International Circuit for some action both on and off the track at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Postcard from Race of Champions 2012: Clash of the Champions in Bangkok


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When I first heard that the Race of Champions (ROC) was coming to Bangkok this year, I knew I had to find my way there. How could I miss out on all the action with legends like Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel knowing that they were just two hours away from Singapore by flight?

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Into its 25th year already, the ROC brings some of the greatest drivers on Earth together and has them compete on a purpose-built parallel track housed within a stadium of some sort.

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