Hamilton snatches victory from Vettel in US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel spray champagne during the podium ceremony after the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas Credit: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Lewis Hamilton celebrated the 21st win of his career in Austin, Texas today after edging out Germany's Sebastian Vettel in the US Grand Prix.

Vettel's second-place finish, with Fernando Alonso third, means there is now a 13-point gap between the Spaniard and Vettel heading to the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos next week.