Vettel wins Bahrain GP for 2nd time
Manama, April 21, 2013
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row for Red Bull on Sunday to extend his overall lead to 10 points after four races.
The 25-year-old German beat Lotus's Kimi Raikkonen by 9.1 seconds to chalk up his second win of the season and 28th of his career.
In a race without major incident, France's Romain Grosjean finished third for Lotus to complete the same top three as last year.
Vettel now has 77 points to 67 for Raikkonen, who chalked up his 21st successive scoring finish.
Result from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
1. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) RedBull - Renault 1:36:00.498
2. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Lotus - Renault +00:09.111
3. Romain Grosjean (France) Lotus - Renault 00:19.507
4. Paul Di Resta (Britain) Force India - Mercedes 00:21.727
5. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 00:35.230
6. Sergio Perez (Mexico) McLaren 00:35.998
7. Mark Webber (Australia) RedBull - Renault 00:37.244
8. Fernando Alonso (Spain) Ferrari 00:37.574
9. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 00:41.126
10. Jenson Button (Britain) McLaren 00:46.631
11. Pastor Maldonado (Venezuela) Williams - Renault 01:06.450
12. Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Sauber - Ferrari 01:12.933
13. Adrian Sutil (Germany) Force India - Mercedes 01:16.719
14. Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Williams - Renault 01:21.511
15. Felipe Massa (Brazil) Ferrari 01:26.364
16. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 1 lap
17. Charles Pic (France) Caterham - Renault 1 lap
18. Esteban Gutierrez (Mexico) Sauber - Ferrari 1 lap
19. Jules Bianchi (France) Marussia - Cosworth 1 lap
20. Max Chilton (Britain) Marussia - Cosworth 1 lap
21. Giedo van der Garde (Netherlands) Caterham - Renault 2 laps
r. Jean-Eric Vergne (France) Toro Rosso - Ferrari 41 laps
(rank: r = retired, nc = not classified)