” Sebastian Vettel took another small step towards his fourth world title at the Singapore Grand Prix after Red Bull proved they had made a giant leap over its rivals with an utterly dominant victory under the stars in Singapore.
Fernando Alonso salvaged second place with the help of a well-timed pit stop under the safety car while Kimi Raikkonen drove a heroic race from 13th to third despite back pains. Nevertheless, both lost ground to Vettel in the championship and with just six rounds left their title chances have been reduced yet further.
Vettel only once lost the lead of the race, and it was only for a matter of milliseconds, as Nico Rosberg lunged ahead of him at the start. But as the pack exited the purpose-built section of the track and headed for the streets of Singapore, the Red Bull was back ahead of the Mercedes and Vettel never looked back. A thrilling battle of strategy and overtaking kicked off behind him, but Vettel’s victory was never in doubt. ”
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