Vettel wins F1 India GP, extends title lead

AP, Sunday 28 Oct 2012

Sebastian Vettel snatches his fourth straight race by wining Indian Grand Prix on Sunday

Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel ( L )of Germany celebrates his victory on podium next to third positioned team mate Mark Webber of Australia (Photo: Reuters)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his Formula One championship lead, though rival Fernando Alonso of Ferrari kept up the pressure with a second-place finish.

Vettel won a fourth straight race for the first time in his career and now leads the drivers' championship by 13 points with three races to go, chasing a third successive F1 title.

Red Bull's Mark Webber clung on to third place, under pressure from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton, who was fourth.

McLaren's Jenson Button was fifth and Ferrari's Felipe Massa sixth.

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