The story of the race


Ros­berg is ad­vised to save fuel by mak­ing longer gear changes. Hamil­ton closes closer in on him

Ros­berg fin­ishes nine sec­onds clear of Hamil­ton, who man­ages to hold off Ric­cia­rdo for sec­ond

Ros­berg con­verts his con­tro­ver­sial pole into the lead at Ste Dévote, from Hamil­ton and Vet­tel

Su­til crashes at the chi­cane on lap 25. With the Safety Car out again, most of the leading run­ners pit

On lap 66 Hamil­ton ra­dios that he can­not see from his left eye. Ric­cia­rdo be­gins to nar­row the gap

Bianchi fin­ishes eighth, but a penalty de­motes him to ninth. He takes Maruss­sia’s first points in F1

Pérez and But­ton clash at Mirabeau on the open­ing lap and the Safety Car is duly de­ployed

Bot­tas re­tires from eighth on lap 58 with smoke com­ing from his Wil­liams

When the GP re­sumes, Räikkö­nen passes Vet­tel, who pits and re­joins but re­tires on lap 5, stuck in gear

Hülken­berg passes Mag­nussen at Portier for sev­enth on lap 32

Räikkö­nen tries to dive in­side Mag­nussen for sev­enth at the hair­pin. Kimi then pits for a new nose

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