SUZUKA, Japan - Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has won Formula One's Japanese Grand Prix to revive his championship hopes.
Vettel finished ahead of Toyota's Jarno Trulli and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's race at Suzuka.
Drivers' championship leader Jenson Button of Brawn GP was eighth, a place below teammate Rubens Barrichello. Brawn GP needs just one point in the remaining two races to clinch the constructors' championship.
In the drivers' championship, Button's lead over Barrichello was cut by one point to 14, with Vettel now just two points further back.