Ferrari wins 2017 Australian GP

2017-04-06 06:03

SEBASTIAN Vettel broke Ferrari’s Formula 1 drought with a victory over Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Botts on Sunday at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Ferrari has not won an F1 GP since Vettel’s victory in Singapore in 2015, and Mercedes dominated in 2016.

2017 Australian Grand Prix results:

Average speed 215.409km/h

1. Sebastian Vettel GER/Ferrari) at 1hr 24min 11.670 sec

2. Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) at 9.975

3. Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Mercedes) at 11.250

4. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Ferrari) at 22.393

5. Max Verstappen (NED/Red Bull) at 28.827

6. Felipe Massa (BRA/Williams) at 1:23.386

7. Sergio Perez (MEX/Force India) at 1 lap

8. Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP/Toro Rosso) at 1 lap

9. Daniil Kvyat (RUS/Toro Rosso) at 1 lap

10. Esteban Ocon (FRA/Force India) at 1 lap

11. Nico Hulkenberg (GER/Renault) at 1 lap

12. Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA/Sauber) at 2 laps

13. Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL/McLaren) at 2 laps

Not classified:

Fernando Alonso (ESP/McLaren) retired 50 laps

Kevin Magnussen (DEN/Haas) retired 46 laps

Lance Stroll (CAN/Williams) retired 40 laps

Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/Red Bull) retired 25 laps

Marcus Ericsson (SWE/Sauber) retired 21 laps

Jolyon Palmer (GBR/Renault) retired 15 laps

Romain Grosjean (FRA/Haas) retired 13 laps

Overall standings after one race:

Drivers:

1. Vettel 25 pts

2. Hamilton 18

3. Bottas 15

4. Raikkonen 12

5. Verstappen 10

6. Massa 8

7. Perez 6

8. Sainz Jr 4

9. Kvyat 2

10. Ocon 1

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