Schumacher went from 24th to fifth at Spa; Rosberg climbed to tenth from 23rd at Suzuka.
Sebastian Vettel paid tribute to his team after winning the world championship for the second time.
Jenson Button sweeps to victory as Sebastian Vettel is crowned champion. Pictures from Suzuka.
“I can’t see anything out of my mirrors. I had no idea Massa was there.”
Jenson Button won his third race of the year but it wasn’t enough to keep Sebastian Vettel from winning the championship
Sebastian Vettel has won the F1 drivers championship for the second year in a row.
Sebastian Vettel wins the 2011 Drivers’ Championship at Suzuka.
Jenson Button wins the Japanese Grand Prix, ahead of Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel.
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In the round-up: Lewis Hamilton accepts blame for the incident at the end of qualifying.