Red Bull Racing's Mark Webber has extended his lead in the battle for the F1 2010 drivers' championship, after finishing second in the Japanese Grand Prix today.

Webber now has 220 points on the board, 14 more than his nearest challengers. Fernando Alonso stays second, although he now has exactly the same amount of points as Sebastian Vettel, who took his third win of the season at Suzuka. Alonso keeps P2 though courtesy of his four wins to Vettel's three.

Lewis Hamilton meanwhile drops to fourth, 14 points further back, after another trying weekend, while defending champion Jenson Button is fifth, 3 points behind his McLaren colleague.

In the Constructors' championship, Red Bull Racing extends its lead over McLaren from 24 points to 45 thanks to its 1-2 finish. Ferrari loses further ground in third and is now 47 points off P2.

To see the full championship standings following this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix - round 16 out of 19 in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship - CLICK HERE.