Reigning Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel traded his modern RB9 race car for a homemade soapbox cart powered by nothing more than sheer gravity at the Red Bull Soapbox Derby in Germany. Although Vettel was part of the jury and not an official racer, he proved that even a serious F1 competitor can let loose and have a little fun. Vettel took the fun one step further by dressing up as the popular game character Mario from the popular Super Mario Brothers. When asked about his experience racing the soapbox derby, he said: “I do prefer motors to be honest!”

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