Triumphant Sebastian Vettel on brink of world title after dramatic Korean Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel's third win on the trot in Korea means he has racked up 272 points, a mammoth 77-point lead over nearest challenger Fernando Alonso of Ferrari, who came home sixth at Yeongam.

updated: October 06, 2013 15:38 IST
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Yeongam, South Korea: Sebastian Vettel stands on the brink of a fourth world title in succession after he powered away from pole position to win a fiery Korean Grand Prix on Sunday.

The unstoppable German, 26, could retain the title in Japan next week if he wins and Ferrari rival Fernando Alonso finishes outside the top eight.

Not even two appearances by the safety car, or the worrying sight of his team-mate Mark Webber climbing out of his burning Red Bull, was enough to stop Vettel's fourth win on the bounce.

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