• Alonso's race comes to a very premature - and costly - end
  • Fernando watches on as his title lead gets cut
  • Sebastian Vettel celebrates his win
  • The Japan podium
  • Vettel kisses his trophy
  • Back-to-back wins for Vettel
  • A delighted Sebastian Vettel on the podium
  • Vettel celebrates on the podium
  • Ferrari congratulate Massa
  • Felipe Massa celebrates his first podium since Germany 2010
  • Kaumi Kobayashi and Felipe Massa embrace
  • Vettel congratulates Kobayashi on his first F1 podium finish
  • A successful day for both Kobayashi and Massa
  • The title fight is on
  • The race winner arrives back in parc ferme
  • Vettel celebrates in parc ferme
  • Kaumi Kobayashi celebrates with the team
  • Kaumi Kobayashi on the champagne
  • Fernando Alonso gets out of his car after the turn 1 crash
  • A dejected Alonso
  • The Spaniard commandeers a lift
  • Not what Ferrari fans wanted to see
  • Alonso's car is lifted away
  • The incident started when Alonso squeezed Raikkonen onto the grass at the start
  • Fernando's discarded Ferrari
  • Lewis Hamilton had a tough day
  • Kamui Kobayashi gets ready for his home race
  • Alonso's spin starts....
  • Fernando Alonso spins into the gravel
  • ...and continues in a cloud of dust
  • Jenson Button could not catch Kobayashi for the final podium spot
  • Sergio Perez crashed out

Japanese GP in pictures

Alonso's race comes to a very premature - and costly - end