Daniel Ricciardo, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, the troika is dominating the Formula One this season. With the second win of this season at Monaco GP, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has matched the success of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton as both of them secured two wins each in the present season. Also, Ricciardo denied Vettel the latter’s 50th career win on Sunday.
Ricciardo finished the race with a timing of 1:42:54.807 and 25 points, while Sebastian Vettel finished the race at second position with 18 points and another one of the troika Lewis Hamilton was at third place with 15 points. Previously, Sebastian Vettel won the races at Australian GP and Bahrain GP, while Lewis Hamilton won races at Azerbaijan GP and Spanish GP. In the meantime, Riccardo secured the pole position at Chinese GP, the third race of the season.
At the Monaco GP, Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari finished at fourth position, ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Force India’s Esteban Ocon. Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen finished the race at Monaco being at ninth position. All of them will be seen jostling for pole position at the Canadian GP in two week’s time.
After winning race beating the fierce competition, Ricciardo said that this was probably his career’s best weekend. Interestingly, Ricciardo was the fastest in all the three practice sessions as well as during qualifying race too.