Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari to dash Mercedes' hopes of extending their dominance into a fourth successive season of Formula 1.

FP Sports March 26, 2017 20:42:48 IST
Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari celebrates his win on the podium with second placed Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes GP and teammate Valtteri Bottas at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park. Getty

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

The F1 Drivers Class of 2017 photo during the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on Sunday. Getty

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO8 led Sebastian Vettel driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H at the start of the Australian Grand Prix. Hamilton was first to pit on lap 18 to change tyres. However, it proved a turning point in the race as he rejoined behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen and was then unable to pass the feisty Dutch teenager, as Vettel forged ahead. Getty

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen driving the (33) Red Bull Racing Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB13 TAG Heuer battles for position with Kimi Raikkonen driving the (7) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H on track. Getty

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari celebrates his win in parc ferme with Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene. Getty

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Sebastain Vettel celebrates with his Australian Grand Prix trophy on the podium. This is his fourth win for Ferrari and his first since the Singapore Grand Prix in September 2015.

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene, left, celebrates along with his driver Sebastian Vettel as Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, second from left, sprays teammate Valtteri Bottas , right, after the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. AP

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