The story of the race

F1 Racing - - FINISHING STRAIGHT -

On the open­ing lap, Chilton col­lides with Marussia team-mate Bianchi, bring­ing out the Safety Car

Ros­berg locks up at the fi­nal cor­ner and cuts the chi­cane. The stew­ards in­ves­ti­gate his track lim­its

The one-stop­ping Pérez closes in on Ros­berg but can­not get past. Be­hind him are the two Red Bulls

Two laps later, Ric­cia­rdo makes it past the ail­ing Ros­berg to score his maiden F1 vic­tory

Hamil­ton makes a strong start, but is out­braked by Ros­berg at T1. Hamil­ton runs wide and drops to P3

Sud­denly, both Mercedes suf­fer a power prob­lem that re­duces their pace at the head of the field

On the last lap, Massa hits the back of Pérez in the fight for fourth. The col­li­sion brings out the Safety Car again

Four laps from the end, Daniel Ric­cia­rdo man­ages to out­brake Perez’s Force In­dia into Turn 1

On lap 21, the Force In­dias of Pérez and Hülken­berg run third and fourth be­fore they pit for fresh tyres

Hamil­ton is forced to re­tire af­ter a brake fail­ure, while Ros­berg continues to nurse his car up front

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