Vettel runner-up

24 May 2015

Sebastian splits the two Mercedes at the flag. Kimi sixth

Monaco, 24 May –Sebastian Vettel finished the Monaco Grand Prix in second place. The German spent all 78 laps in the slipstream of Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes, managing to get ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who led for the first 65 laps, until he made a second pit stop. Vettel crossed the line 4 seconds behind the winner, having run the race at a very competitive pace. Raikkonen also fought hard all race long, showing a strong pace. This is Vettel’s fifth consecutive podium from six starts in “red.”

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Pos.
Driver
Country
Team
Time
Points

1

Nico
Rosberg
GER
Mercedes
1:49:18.420
25

2

Sebastian
Vettel
GER
Ferrari
4.486
18

3

Lewis
Hamilton
GBR
Mercedes
6.053
15

4

Daniil
Kvyat
RUS
Red Bull
11.965
12

5

Daniel
Ricciardo
AUS
Red Bull
13.608
10

6

Kimi
Räikkönen
FIN
Ferrari
14.345
8

7

Sergio
Perez
MEX
Force India
15.013
6

8

Jenson
Button
GBR
McLaren
16.063
4

9

Felipe
Nasr
BRA
Sauber
23.626
2

10

Carlos
Sainz
ESP
Toro Rosso
25.056
1

11

Nico
Hulkenberg
GER
Force India
26.232
0

12

Romain
Grosjean
FRA
Lotus
28.415
0

13

Marcus
Ericsson
SWE
Sauber
31.159
0

14

Valtteri
Bottas
FIN
Williams
45.789
0

15

Felipe
Massa
BRA
Williams
1 lap
0

16

Roberto
Merhi
ESP
Marussia
2 laps
0

17

Will
Stevens
GBR
Marussia
2 laps
0

RT

Max
Verstappen
NED
Toro Rosso
DNF
0

RT

Fernando
Alonso
ESP
McLaren
DNF
0

RT

Pastor
Maldonado
VEN
Lotus
DNF
0

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