Vettel Wins Singapore After Lewis Retires

Vettel—Singapore 2012

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel cruised to victory at the Marina Bay Circuit in Singapore after Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren retired from the lead with gearbox failure, dealing a major blow to the British driver’s title hopes. Jenson Button was 2nd, 8s back of Vettel and ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, who now leads the World Championship by 29 points. Hamilton slips to fourth, 52 points off the lead with only 150 available, seven points behind Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen.

Singapore GP: Sebastian Vettel wins after Lewis Hamilton retire | BBC Sport.

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