FORMULA ONE -2014 UPDATE
After results of Race #5-Spanish Grand Prix-5/11/14
Lewis Hamilton of Team Mercedes won his 4th race of the season at yesterday’s Spanish Grand Prix holding off teammate Nico Rosberg (2nd place) by 0.6 seconds in a thrilling race.
The dynamic-duo of Mercedes have combined to account for 197 points, keeping Team Mercedes in a commanding lead over 2nd place Red Bull-Renault with 84 points, and Ferrari in 3rd place with 66 points. While 14 more rounds are forth-coming, this could be a runaway year for Team Mercedes. Round 6 will be held on May 25th at the prestigious Monaco circuit.
NOTES OF INTEREST: Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull-Renault scored a podium 3rd place finish (his first in his Formula One career), while teammate and 2013 World Champion Sebastian Vettel finished 4th after a dismal start from a penalized 15th position. Valtteri Bottas of Williams-Mercedes took home 5th place in a nice drive.
Romain Grosjean brought team Lotus their first points of the season, scoring 4 points on an 8th place finish. Nico Hulkenberg of Force India-Mercedes dropped from 4th in the standings to 6th as he only recorded 1 point for his 10th place finish.
Failing to improve scoring “0” points were McLaren-Mercedes teammates Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen, Felipe Massa of Williams-Mercedes, and Torro Rosso-Renault teammates Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat.
Constructor Standings (Thru 5 races)
1) Mercedes 197
2) Red Bull-Renault 84
3) Ferrari 66
4) Force-India Mercedes 57
5) Williams-Mercedes 46
6) McLaren-Mercedes 43
7) Torro Rosso-Renault 8
8) Lotus-Renault 4
Driver Points Standings
1) Lewis Hamilton- Mercedes 100
2) Nico Rosberg-Mercedes 97
3) Fernando Alonso-Ferrari 49
4) Sebastian Vettel-Red Bull Renault 45
5) Daniel Ricciardo-Red Bull Renault 39
6) Nico Hulkenberg-Force India Mercedes 37
7) Valtteri Bottas-Williams Mercedes 34
8) Jenson Button-Mercedes McLaren 23
9) Kevin Magnussen-McLaren Mercedes 20
10) Sergio Perez-Force India Mercedes 20
11) Kimi Raikkonen-Ferrari 17
12) Felipe Massa-Williams Mercedes 12
13) Romain Grosjean-Lotus 4
14) Jean-Eric Vergne-Torro Rosso 4
15) Daniil Kvyat-Torro Rosso Renault 4
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