Vettel contract clause could see him locked in at Red Bull
World Champion, Sebastian Vettel is under contract to stay with Red Bull for the 2011 season. However, it has emerged in an article published by the Red Bull-owned Speed Week magazine that if Vettel wins a certain number of races this year, and finishes the championship in the top three, then he will be locked into the team for the 2012 season. The article responds to all the recent speculations about Vettel's future beyond 2011, saying that these reports have been "written without knowledge of his contractual situation" regarding the 2012 results clause option. Red Bull advisor, Helmut Marko confirmed that this clause is in place, saying "There is an option based on the results" Adding "We will not just let a top driver go."