Vettel continues dominance at Bahrain grand prix

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Sebastian Vettel take his second win in Bahrain grand prix with dominating performance with 9 sec lead.

Kimi Raikkonen is in good form this year, winning one Australian grand pre and twice in second place and giving hard competitition to Vettel. Kimi is just 10 points away in the season points. Kimi played with two pit stop strategy.

Romain Grosjean, another Lotus driver grabbed third position ahead of Paul de Resta with 1.5 seconds. And McLaren Mercedes new driver Lewis Hamilton stood in 5th place.

Driver Standings

1. Sebastian Vettel   77

2. Kimi Raikkonen  67

3. Lewis Hamilton  50

4. Fernando Alonso 47

5. Mark Webber 32

Construction’s Championship standings

1.Red Bull / Renault  –   109

2.Lotus / Renault  – 93

3. Ferrari  – 77

4.Mercedes – 64

5.Force India / Mercedes – 26

Next Up : Spain Grand Prix


Alonso took Chinese grand prix.

Fernando Alonso won the third grand pre of the year, Chinese Grand Prix. It was same like previous year, 3 grand prixes selected 3 different winners.

Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton took the podium.

Indian team, force India settled with 8th position (Paul di Resta) and another car had collision and retired from the prix.

Vettel leading the ranking table, followed by Kimi and Alonso.

Next up : Bahrain Grand Prix

Vettel ignores team message, won Malaysia Grand prix.

Sebastian Vettel ignored the team message and just rushed to the finish line and grabbed first win in the season 2013.

The Red Bull Racing team asked vettel to keep up the lead with co-driver Mark Webber, but Vettel didn’t listen to that and battle over Webber and had 4.2sec lead finally. And Red bull team finished first and second places.

from left to right: Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton

from left to right: Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton

And Lewis Hamilton , Mercedes team ,secured podium after to Vettel and Webber.  And Rosberg fellow driver for Lewis completed in 4th position.

And disappointment for Force India team, as both the drivers are retired from the race due to Wheel Nut.

Fernando Alonso met with accident in the first lap itself and retired from the race.

And first round champion Kimi Raikkonen completed at 6.

Kimi Raikkonen, winner of first prix in the season..

Australian grandprix, the starting race for the F1 season. And Kimi Raikkonen is the first winner of the first race in  2013 season.

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi , Lotus driver started 7 in the grid, fight hard to achieve top position.

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari driver ,started 6th in the grid and lead the race for few laps and finally took the podium as runner up.

And Sebastian Vettel, last year champion, Redbull racing team driver who started first in the grid ended up as second runner up.

And Force India racing team performed well and secured 10 points. Adrian Sutil and Paul de Rista are two drivers for the Malya team. Sutil played superb, he lead the race for few laps in between and looked like he is gonna win this. and finally stood in 7th postion, and Paul stood in 8th postion. Continue reading