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Love of racing motivating Vettel

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Despite securing both championships Sebastian Vettel says his and Red Bull's motivation will not wane because "we love what we're doing".

Vettel's fourth drivers' championship was wrapped up in India, with his victory at the Buddh International Circuit also enough to hand Red Bull the constructors' championship. However, despite both of the season's goals being achieved Vettel said there will be no let-up from Red Bull in the remaining races.

"We don't approach the weekend as if there's nothing to gain," Vettel said. "As a fact we love what we're doing, we enjoy the challenge and that's why there's not even a question why we are here and what we have to do. We want to race, race the others as hard as possible and if we have a chance we want to win. I had some quiet days at home to sober up after India and get ready for here."

Despite winning six races in a row, Vettel said he's primed for a weekend when things don't go his way.

"To be honest I'm not getting in the car and thinking there's a guarantee that we'll do well. Maybe that's a little bit of the impression you get from the outside - obviously since the summer break we've won all the races - but we come here and there's absolutely no guarantee that we will do well.

"So we have to give it everything we have. Yes we have a strong package so I think we have reason to be confident but I need the team, the team needs Mark and myself to push the car to the limit to get some good results. There is no guarantee for what we've been doing the last couple of races to make it last."

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