Vettel leads Red Bull to victory

Posted on October 16, 2011 by

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Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber secured spots on the podium at today’s Korean Grand Prix, giving Red Bull Racing-Renault its second consecutive constructors’ world title.

Vettel took his tenth win of the year, over 12 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton, with Webber just one second further behind.

Head of Renault Sport F1 track operations, Rémi Taffin said: “We are naturally delighted to have helped Red Bull Racing to the constructors’ title today. Even though there have been a lot of wins this season, each point has been hard fought and we’ve had to keep focussed for each race and not take anything for granted.”

The next race will take place in two weeks time in India.

Drivers’ championship

1. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)                 349 points
2. Jenson Button      (McLaren)                 222 points
3. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)                      212 points
4. Mark Webber       (Red Bull)                209 points
5. Lewis Hamilton    (McLaren)                 196 points

Constructors’ championship

1. Red Bull Racing 558 points
2. McLaren                418 points
3. Ferrari                    310 points

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