Vettel Wins Korean Grand Prix, Takes Formula 1 Championship Lead
Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix to overtake Fernando Alonso atop the Formula One championship standings.
Two-time defending world champion Vettel finished 8.2 seconds ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber, who started from pole position at the Korean International Circuit. Alonso was third for Ferrari.
It was Vettel’s third straight race victory after wins in Singapore and Japan. With four races remaining in the 2012 world championship, Vettel heads the standings with 215 points, six more than Alonso.
The 17th of 20 races, the Indian Grand Prix, is scheduled Oct. 28 in New Delhi.
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