Vettel wins as Red Bull secure Constructors'


16 October 2011  | M
          

Sebastian Vettel put on a dominant display to win the Korean Grand Prix, finishing 12 seconds clear of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.

The win and third for Mark Webber seals the Constructors' Championship for the Milton Keynes based outfit for the second year in a row.

It was an intense battle for second between Hamilton, Webber, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso who all finished within just 3.6 seconds of one another.

Felipe Massa completed the top six, whilst Jaime Alguersuari made a late move on eighth place man Nico Rosberg to secure P7 on the final lap.

Sebastian Buemi and Paul di Resta took the final points paying positions.

The pre-race worries about tyres were unfounded as almost every driver completed just two stops.

For a full race report, check out our live text commentary here.

Japanese GP Results:

PosDriverTeamGapPts
01. S. Vettel Red Bull
25
02. L. Hamilton McLaren +12.0 18
03. M. Webber Red Bull +12.4 15
04. J. Button McLaren +14.6 12
05. F. Alonso Ferrari +15.6 10
06. F. Massa  Ferrari +25.1 8
07. J. Alguersuari Toro Rosso +49.5 6
08. N. Rosberg Mercedes +54.0 4
09. S. Buemi Toro Rosso +1:02.7 2
10. P. di Resta Force India +1:08.6 1
11. A. Sutil Force India +1:11.2
12. R. Barrichello Williams +1:33.0
13. B. Senna Renault +1 lap  
14. H. Kovalainen Team Lotus +1 lap  
15. K. Kobayashi Sauber +1 lap  
16. S. Perez Sauber +1 lap  
17. J. Trulli Team Lotus +1 lap
18. T. Glock Virgin +1 lap  
19. D. Ricciardo HRT +1 lap  
20. J. d'Ambrosio Virgin +1 lap  
21. V. Liuzzi HRT +3 laps
22. P. Maldonado Williams Retired  
23. V. Petrov Renault Retired
24. M. Schumacher Mercedes Retired

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