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Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel ends 16-year drought for Ferrari in Monaco GP

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Published May 28, 2017, 8:15 pm IST
Updated May 28, 2017, 8:15 pm IST
Kimi Raikkonen, who started on pole for the first time in 9 years but lost his lead to Sebastian Vettel in the pitstops.
Sebastian Vettel became the first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher (2001) to win the Monaco Grand Prix. (Photo: AP)
 Sebastian Vettel became the first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher (2001) to win the Monaco Grand Prix. (Photo: AP)

Monaco: Sebastian Vettel extended his Formula One championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points on Sunday after becoming the first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher in 2001 to win the showcase Monaco Grand Prix.

Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen, who started on pole for the first time in nine years but lost the lead in the pitstops, made sure of a Ferrari one-two with Hamilton finishing seventh for Mercedes after starting 13th.

 

Vettel's 45th career win was the German's third in six races this season.

Australian Daniel Ricciardo took his second successive podium with third place for Red Bull.

Meanwhile, Force India’s seven-race points streak came to an end, as Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez finished 12th and 13th, respectively.

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