Sebastian Vettel extends his lead in the battle for the F1 2011 drivers' title following his seventh win of the season today in Belgium.

Vettel now has 259 points - 92 more than his team-mate, Mark Webber and 7 more than before this weekend's race. Fernando Alonso moves up to third, with 157 points, while Jenson Button is fourth (on 149) and Lewis Hamilton drops to fifth (with 146).

In the Constructors' championship, Red Bull Racing increases its tally to 426 points, 131 more than McLaren. Ferrari lies third with 231 points accumulated.

To see the full championship standings following this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps - round twelfth in the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship - CLICK HERE


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