Australian Grand Prix: In 100 Words

Vettel won the head to head against Hamilton in this one, thanks to some great tactics from Ferrari. Bottas got on the podium in his inaugural race in the silver arrow, while Raikkonen made up the top 4. Riccardo retired early, engine problems hampering his home race. There were double points finishes for midfield pair Toro Rosso and Force India, with Verstappen and Massa also in the top ten. McLaren continued to disappoint, with Alonso not even finishing the race after a good start. Emergency debutant for Sauber Antonio Giovinazzi gave a fantastic account of himself, finishing 12th. On to China!


1. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 1:24:11.670

2. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes +00:09.975

3. Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Mercedes 00:11.250

4. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 00:22.393

5. Max Verstappen (Holland) Red Bull 00:28.827

6. Felipe Massa (Brazil) Williams 01:23.386

7. Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India 1 lap

8. Carlos Sainz Jr (Spain) Toro Rosso 1 lap

9. Daniil Kvyat (Russia) Toro Rosso 1 lap

10. Esteban Ocon (France) Force India 1 lap

11. Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Renault 1 lap

12. Antonio Giovinazzi (Italy) Sauber 2 laps

13. Stoffel Vandoorne (Belgium) McLaren 2 laps

Fastest Lap: Kimi Raikkonen,1:26.538, lap 56.

Constructors Points

1. Ferrari 37

2. Mercedes 33

3. Red Bull  10

4. Williams 8

5. Force India 7

6. Toro Rosso  6

7. Renault 0

8. Sauber 0

9. McLaren 0

10.  Haas 0





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