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2017 Australian Grand Prix results: 1. Sebastian Vettel (GER/Ferrari) at 1hr 24min 11.670 sec
2. Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) at 9.975
3. Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Mercedes) at 11.250
4. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Ferrari) at 22.393
5. Max Verstappen (NED/Red Bull) at 28.827
6. Felipe Massa (BRA/Williams) at 1:23.386
7. Sergio Perez (MEX/Force India) at 1 lap
8. Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP/Toro Rosso) at 1 lap
9. Daniil Kvyat (RUS/Toro Rosso) at 1 lap
10. Esteban Ocon (FRA/Force India) at 1 lap
11. Nico Hulkenberg (GER/Renault) at 1 lap
12. Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA/Sauber) at 2 laps
13. Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL/McLaren) at 2 laps
Fernando Alonso (ESP/McLaren) retired 50 laps
Kevin Magnussen (DEN/Haas) retired 46 laps
Lance Stroll (CAN/Williams) retired 40 laps
Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/Red Bull) retired 25 laps
Marcus Ericsson (SWE/Sauber) retired 21 laps
Jolyon Palmer (GBR/Renault) retired 15 laps
Romain Grosjean (FRA/Haas) retired 13 laps
Overall standings after one race:
1. Vettel 25 pts
2. Hamilton 18
3. Bottas 15
4. Raikkonen 12
5. Verstappen 10
6. Massa 8
7. Perez 6
8. Sainz Jr 4
9. Kvyat 2
10. Ocon 1
1. Ferrari 37 pts
2. Mercedes 33
3. Red Bull 10
4. Williams 8
5. Force India 7
6. Toro Rosso 6
Sebastian Vettel out-manoeuvred Lewis Hamilton and the world champion Mercedes team with a stunning victory in the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel dominated in Melbourne to grab his first victory of season at the 2017 Australian GP.
Well done Ferrari! Sebastian Vettel wins the 2017 Australian GP.
1 laps left and it looks like Australia will start Ferrari's podium revival as Vettel commands in Melbourne.
Tough break for Alonso - his race ends on lap 54. A shame as he was within scoring points.
Kevin Magnussen pulls off track - both Haas drivers are out of the race.
7 laps to go and Vettel has a commanding lead.
Vettel seems unstoppable on track, extending his lead in Oz. Can Hamilton catch him?
Lap 43/57 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 3 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 4 Kimi Raikkonen
Vettel in command with an 8sec lead ahead of Hamilton. Could this be Ferrari's first win of the season?
Vettel is still holding off challenge by both Mercedes, with Hamilton behind in second. It doesn't seem as though Hamilton is enjoying his new soft tyres...
"It's gone from bad to worse. It looks like an engine problem. It's not Daniel's day." - Christian Horner, Red Bull chief.
Lap 30/57 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 3 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 4 Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
Ricciardo suffered a grid penalty and now he's race is over after spinning out. "Sorry mate the car's done." - Ricciardo.
Lap 29/57 Red Bull's Daniel Riccoardo's spins out. He's had a terrible race weekend...
Mercedes telling Hamilton: "We're thinking of plan B.." Two stops for the Oz race?
Bottas and Verstappen pits on lap 26.
Marcus Ericsson has stopped his Sauber on track.
It could be Ferrari's race to win with Raikkonen, Vettel ahead of Hamilton.
Vettel pits, moves ahead of Hamilton. Outstanding.
Verstappen holding up Hamilton.
Lap 20/57: 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 3 Kimi Raikkonen,Ferrari 4 Max Verstappen, Red Bull. 5 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
Hamilton pits first, switches to soft tyres. Vettel in the lead.
Another retirement! Palmer was continuing to run very slowly and Renault have decided to call it a day.
All over for Grosjean, out of his car.
Lap 16/57: 1 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 2 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 3 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 4 Kimi Raikkonen,Ferrari 5 Max Verstappen, Red Bull.
Trouble for Haas: Smoke coming out of the Romain Grosjean's car
Renault's Jolyon Palmer brakes locking up throughout the race.
McLaren's woes begin again - Stoffel Vandoorne suffering power issues.
Lap 9/57: 1 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 2 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 3 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 4 Kimi Raikkonen,Ferrari 5 Max Verstappen, Red Bull.
1min28.786 - Fastest Lap by Lewis Hamilton.
Stewards investigating the crash between Marcus Ericsson/Kevin Magnussen.
Lap 5: 1 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 2 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 3 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 4 Kimi Raikkonen,Ferrari.
Daniel Ricciardo enters the fray.
An extra formation lap underway...
There are 58 laps of the 3.3m Albert Park circuit with 16 corners for the drivers to negotiate.
Formation lap underway. The new cars look impressive.