Record breaking 8th!

Sebastian Vettel wins the 12th time time this season and the 8th time consecutively, making him the only one to do so in the 60 year old history of the sport. Romain Grosjean, who has been on top form recently picked up his 6th podium of the season behind Vettel and ahead of Mark Webber. Fernando Alonso, despite having a severe backache managed to finish P5 behind Hamilton, starting from P6. Nico Hulkenberg, who qualified a strong P4 on Saturday did keep it in the points on Sunday after taking the checkered flag in P6 after a tight battle with Alonso. Sergio Perez, who is rumored to be joining the Force India team for next season alongside Hulkenberg was the first of the McLarens as he finished 7th, ahead of Williams rookie and performer - Valtteri Bottas who took his first point in F1 in Austin. Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button who fought all race long finished P9 and P10 respectively to take the final points.

1. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 
3. Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault 
2. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 
4. Lewis Hamilton Britain Mercedes-Mercedes 
5. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari 
6. Nico Hulkenberg Germany Sauber-Ferrari 
7. Sergio Perez Mexico McLaren-Mercedes 
8. Valtteri Bottas Finland Williams-Renault
9. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 
10. Jenson Button Britain   McLaren-Mercedes

11. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari 
12. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari 
13. Esteban Gutierrez Spain Sauber-Ferrari 
14. Heikki Kovalainen Finand Lotus-Renault 
15. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes
16. Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari 
17. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault
18. Jules Bianchi France Marussia-Cosworth 
19. Giedo van der Garde Holland Caterham-Renault 
20. Charles Pic France Caterham-Renault 
21. Max Chilton Britain Marussia-Cosworth 

Rtd Adrian Sutil Germany Force India-Mercedes +56 laps


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