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Race results - Bahrain Grand Prix 2017 - Vettel takes victory ahead of double Mercedes podium

Vettel takes victory ahead of double Mercedes podium
Credit: Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel survived another strategy scare to take victory in the Bahrain race, with Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second place. Vettel pitted and then saw the safety car come out to afford others a free pit stop, but this time it worked in his favour and he swept into the lead and retained it to the finish.

Behind him there were a lot of battles for position, and plenty of retirements as well. Vandoorne failed to start the race, whilst Alonso failed to finish. Stroll and Sainz collided after the Toro Rosso exited the pit lane, and the stewards decided to investigate that after the race.

BestLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:32.798Lap 46
1Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:33:53.3732
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport+6.6602
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport+20.3972
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari+22.4752
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing+39.3462
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+54.3262
7Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+62.6062
8Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+74.8652
9Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team+80.1882
10Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team+95.7112
11Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team+1 lap1
12Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap2
13Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap2
14Fernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaLap 563
DNFMarcus EricssonSauber F1 TeamLap 521
DNFCarlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro RossoLap 131
DNFLance StrollWilliams Martini RacingLap 131
DNFMax VerstappenRed Bull RacingLap 131
DNFKevin MagnussenHaas F1 TeamLap 100
DNSStoffel VandoorneMcLaren HondaLap 00