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Vettel puts faith in 'Hungry Heidi'

2013-03-15 07:12

VETTEL'S LATEST 'GIRLFRIEND': Red Bull Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel has added 'Hungry Heidi' to the list of names he's given his F1 car. Images: AFP


MELBOURNE, Australia - Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is hoping 'Hungry Heidi' will take him to a fourth consecutive Formula 1 World championship.

She's the latest fast lady named in his racing relationships and has been identified in some quarters as gorgeous supermodel Heidi Klum (see image above).

The 25-year-old German, wo has given a female name to all his Red Bull cars over the years, announced the latest moniker on his website with a picture and the words "Hungry Heidi, so far known to you as RB9".


'Hungry Heidi' follows 2012's 'Abbey'. Before that, the German drove 'Kate', 'Kate's Dirty Sister', 'Luscious Liz', 'Randy Mandy' and 'Kinky Kylie'.

Vettel is favourite to make a winning start to the 2013 season in Melbourne in Sunday's Australian GP.

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