Published: Sunday September 23, 2012 MYT 10:20:00 PM
Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix
SINGAPORE: Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix for the second straight year on Sunday, jumping up to second place in the Formula One drivers' championship.
Vettel inherited the lead from pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton of McLaren, who led the race until he suffered a gearbox failure on lap 22 and had to retire. Hamilton's teammate Jenson Button finished second at Marina Bay ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who increased his championship lead from 27 to 29 points with six races to go. - AP