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Race results - Spanish Grand Prix 2017 // Hamilton wins after strategy battle with Vettel

Hamilton wins after strategy battle with Vettel
Credit: Glenn Dunbar/LAT

Lewis Hamilton lost his pole position off the line and must have been disappointed to see a fast-starting Sebastian Vettel charge into the first corner in the lead. However, Ferrari resorted to bad strategy calls that allowed Lewis to get ahead by the end of the race, and Vettel had nothing left in his tyres to fight back. Daniel Ricciardo finished a distant third, with all but the top three going one lap down.

Meanwhile, Max Verstappen and Kimi Räikkönen were out on the first lap after a collision between them, whilst Stoffel Vandoorne also retired when he bumped off another car and became beached in the gravel. Finally, Valtteri Bottas did a good job holding up Vettel when it counted, but couldn't get to the chequered flag because his engine gave up halfway through the afternoon.

PositionDriverTeamTimeStops
BestLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:23.593Lap 64
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:35:56.4972
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari+3.4902
3Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing+75.8202
4Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap2
5Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap2
6Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap2
7Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap2
8Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team+1 lap1
9Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap2
10Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+1 lap3
11Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team+2 laps2
12Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda+2 laps3
13Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+2 laps3
14Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team+2 laps3
15Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team+2 laps3
16Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing+2 laps2
DNFValtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas MotorsportLap 391
DNFStoffel VandoorneMcLaren HondaLap 341
DNFMax VerstappenRed Bull RacingLap 11
DNFKimi RäikkönenScuderia FerrariLap 10