Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel extends his lead in the battle for the F1 2011 drivers' title following the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, despite having to settle for the runners-up spot.

Vettel now has 204 points on the board - 80 more than his team-mate, Mark Webber. Fernando Alonso meanwhile leaps up from fifth to third in the standings following his victory, 12 points further back. Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are joint fourth, both having notched up 109.

In the Constructors' championship, Red Bull Racing increases its tally to 328 and goes from being 89 points up on McLaren to 110. Ferrari lies third with 164 points accumulated.

To see the full championship standings following this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone - round nine in the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship - CLICK HERE