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Sebastian Vettel Wins 2018 Australian Grand Prix

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Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel got lucky with the timely appearance of the virtual safety car and took the victory at the 2018 Australian Grand Prix over Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in second place. Vettel’s Ferrari teammate, Kimi Raikkonen, claimed the third and final spot on the podium.

Claiming 25 points for the victory, Vettel now leads Hamilton in the 2018 Formula One season points standings with Hamilton receiving 18 points and Raikkonen in third with 15 points.

2018 Australian Grand Prix Results

1 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari·#5
1:29:33.283

2 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes·#44
+5.036s

3 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari·#7
+6.309s

4 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull·#3
+7.069s

5 Fernando Alonso
McLaren·#14
+27.886s

6 Max Verstappen
Red Bull·#33
+28.945s

7 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault·#27
+32.671s

8 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes·#77
+34.339s

9 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren·#2
+34.921s

10 Carlos Sainz Jr.
Renault·#55
+45.722s

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