German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, while Spain's Fernando Alonso finished second for the Ferrari team.

Vettel raced to his seventh Formula One victory of the season, his third consecutive win after triumphing at the Belgian and Italian Grand Prix contests, and he cemented his leadership in the world F1 rankings a comfortable 60 points ahead of Alonso with 247 points.

The German took 1:59:13 to run the 61 laps of the 5.073-km (3.14-mi.) Marina Bay Street Circuit raceway, where there was only one interruption of the race when Australian Daniel Ricciardo, driving for Toro Rosso, had an accident on the 25th lap.

Coming in behind Vettel and Alonso was Finland's Kimi Raikkonen, driving for Lotus, followed by German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg and his British teammate Lewis Hamilton, as well as Brazilian Felipe Massa, driving for Ferrari, who came in sixth after Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber blew out his engine on the last lap.

In seventh, was Britain's Jenson Button, with McLaren, followed by Mexican Sergio "Checo" Perez, while Germany's Niko Hülkenberg (with Sauber) came in ninth and his countryman Adrian Sutil, with Force India, tenth.

The next race in the circuit will be the Korean Grand Prix, to be held on Oct. 6 at the Korean International Circuit. EFE