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Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix in incident filled race

By PetrolHead on 27 May 2013

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30 years after his father claimed victory, Nico Rosberg took the highest step of the podium at the Monaco Grand Prix - fighting off stiff competition from title defender Sebastian Vettel.

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Rosberg - a resident of Monaco - managed to fend off Vettel till the end while Webber completed the podium despite sustained pressure from Hamilton.

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A pit stop strategy worked well for the Red Bull team to leap ahead of Hamilton, during the first safety car period - trigged by Massa at lap 30 who managed to replicate a crash similar to Saturday’s practice after a left hand car failure.

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Most on track entertainment was provided by Sergio Perez of McLaren and Adrian Sutil of Force India with impressive overtaking moves in the almost impossible narrow street circuits of Monaco.

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Kimi Raikkonen's race was disrupted at the closing stages by Perez after a overtaking move by the later ended up in contact for both cars. A late pit stop to rectify a puncture saw Raikkonen dropping down the trail - but managed to fight back to 10th by the end of the race.

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A big crash from Pastor Maldonado saw him flying into the Tecpro barriers saw a red flag session on lap 45. After the restart, Sutil passed Button and later repeated the move on Alonso to finish a respectable fifth.

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The safety car was called out a second time when Romain Grosjean ran in to the back of Daniel Ricciardo at the Nouvelle Chicane.

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