Latest F1 standings after Indian GP

Jenson Button's second place in India ensures McLaren have finished runners-up in the constructors' standings

Story highlights

  • Sebastian Vettel increases his world championship lead after Indian GP
  • The 24-year-old German's win in India was his 11th in 17 races this season
  • Jenson Button's second ensures McLaren are runners-up in constructors' title
Double world champion Sebastian Vettel made it 11 wins from 17 races this season with victory in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in New Delhi on Sunday.
Vettel finished ahead of Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber, with the top four finishing in the placings they currently occupy in the drivers' standings.
With Vettel already clinching his second successive world title, the race for second place remains close with just 19 points separating the next three drivers with just two races remainining in Abu Dhabi and Brazil.
Lewis Hamilton finished down in seventh place and now holds only a slim mathematical chance of overtaking McLaren teammate Button.
However, Button and Hamilton's performance in India does ensure that McLaren have clinched second place behind Red Bull in the constructors' standings.
Drivers' standings after round 17 in India:
1. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 374 points
2. Jenson Button (GB) McLaren 240
3. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 227
4. Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull 221
5. Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren 202
6. Felipe Massa (Bra) Ferrari 98
7. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 75
8. Michael Schumacher (Ger) Mercedes 70
9. Vitaly Petrov (Rus) Renault 36
Constructors' standings:
1. Red Bull 595 points
2. McLaren 442
3. Ferrari 325
4. Mercedes 145
5. Lotus Renault 72
6. Force India 51
7. Sauber 41
7. Toro Rosso 41
9. Williams 5