Sebastian Vettel saw off the challenge of Red Bull team mate Mark Webber at Suzuka on Sunday afternoon to claim his fifth consecutive win.

Sebastian_Vettel-Red_BullVettel lay third behind Webber and Lotus’s Romain Grosjean for much of the race, but moved ahead after taking on fresh rubber at his second pit stop. However, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso finished fourth to prevent the German clinching a fourth title.

Behind Alonso was his future Ferrari team-mate Raikkonen in fifth with Hulkenberg sixth. Gutierrez is seventh as he scores his first points in Formula One with Rosberg behind him. They are followed by Button and Massa.

Pos.DriversTeamsTimeGap
01.Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:37.410 
02.Australia Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:35.4797.100
03.France Romain GrosjeanLotus F11:36.7479.900
04.Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.13645.600
05.Finland Kimi RaikkonenLotus F11:36.34747.300
06.Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSauber F1 Team1:38.14451.600
07.Mexico Esteban GutiƩrrezSauber F1 Team1:36.81671.600
08.Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas1:36.72372.000
09.United Kingdom Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:35.54980.800
10.Brazil Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:40.14189.200
11.United Kingdom Paul di RestaSahara Force India1:41.01298.500
12.France Jean-Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.8951 lap
13.Australia Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.0201 lap
14.Deutschland Adrian SutilSahara Force India1:41.4491 lap
15.Mexico Sergio PerezVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:41.2501 lap
16.Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:41.3551 lap
17.Finland Valtteri BottasWilliams F1 Team1:44.0761 lap
18.France Charles PicCaterham F1 Team1:37.8471 lap
19. United Kingdom Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:42.6581 lap
20.United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG PetronasRetired46 laps
21.Holland Giedo van der GardeCaterham F1 TeamAccident52 laps
22. France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 TeamAccident52 laps