2014 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix - Race

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Thank you for joining us throughout a dramatic Monaco Grand Prix weekend
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Grosjean and Magnussen complete the top ten positions
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Bianchi finishes eighth and looks set to claim Marussia's first points
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Hulkenberg holds on to fifth, ahead of Button and Massa
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Alonso is a long way back in a lonely fourth
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Hamilton takes second, with Ricciardo completing the podium
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A brilliant drive from the German, who retakes the championship lead
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Nico Rosberg wins the Monaco Grand Prix!
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Rosberg guides his car through the final few corners...
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Ricciardo still glued to Hamilton's rear wing, but a move will be difficult
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Final lap: Rosberg begins his last tour
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Hamilton doing all he can to keep Ricciardo behind
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The Caterham gets out of the way and releases the pair
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Lap 77/78: Some more traffic for Hamilton and Ricciardo to negotiate
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Just a couple of tenths between the pair
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Lap 76/78: Ricciardo is now all over the back of Hamilton
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Remember, he will have that post-race time penalty
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Bianchi is now up to eighth in the Marussia!
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The stewards will investigate the Magnussen/Raikkonen incident after the race
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A new front wing for the Ferrari driver
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Magnussen has dropped to P10, with Raikkonen diving into the pits
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Lap 75/78: The track is clear again
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Raikkonen tries to pass Magnussen at the hairpin but the pair clash!
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Magnussen then darts out of the way, as Hamilton and Ricciardo approach
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Lap 74/78: Button pulls a move on Magnussen for P6
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Rosberg has successfully passed them all
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Lap 73/78: Lots of traffic coming up for Hamilton and Ricciardo
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It is not a case of Hamilton lapping slowly, but Ricciardo stepping it up a gear
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Lap 72/78: Just 3.4 seconds separating Hamilton and Ricciardo
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He sets another new fastest lap of the race
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Lap 71/78: Ricciardo is absolutely flying in the Red Bull
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He puts on a set of Super Softs
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Chilton pits from 14th position
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Ricciardo is now just 6.2 seconds back on Hamilton
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Lap 70/78: Rosberg leading Hamilton by 5.7 seconds
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Magnussen and Button are right behind him
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Hulkenberg appears to be struggling with tyre wear
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Lap 68/78: Hamilton still struggling, with Ricciardo closing in rapidly
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Lap 67/78: Hamilton has dropped to four seconds behind Rosberg
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Mercedes mechanics were prepared for a pit-stop, but have returned to the garage
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He says he has dirt under his visor and can't see out of his left eye
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Lap 66/78: Hamilton has a problem in the cockpit
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Bianchi has been given another five second stop/go penalty for taking his initial penalty behind the Safety Car
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They are fighting over fifth place
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Lap 65/78: Magnussen is all over the back of Hulkenberg
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Kobayashi has pitted, switching to Super Softs
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Ricciardo sets a new fastest lap of the race
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The lead gap currently stands at 1.6 seconds
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Lap 64/78: Hamilton had been closing on Rosberg, but his team-mate has an answer
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Lap 63/78: Marshals clear away the car and we're green once more
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Lap 62/78: The Mexican's race is over, as he switches the engine off
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Replays show him clipping the inside barrier, before spinning around
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Lap 61/78: Gutierrez is facing the wrong direction at Rascasse
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The German appears to be in control at the moment
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Lap 60/78: Rosberg has moved 2.1 seconds clear of Hamilton
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It relates to him serving his five second stop/go under the Safety Car
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Lap 59/78: Just as we talk about Bianchi, we see that he is under investigation again
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Could we even see the team scoring its first point?
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This would be Marussia's best ever result in Formula 1
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The latest retirement also promotes Bianchi to 11th
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Massa still has his sights set on Raikkonen and Gutierrez
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Lap 58/78: While one Williams exits the race, the other moves back into the top ten
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A trackside crane quickly removes Bottas's car, avoiding the need for a Safety Car
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That explains his poor pace in recent laps
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Lap 57/78: Bottas has pulled off, with smoke exiting his Williams
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A bit of a contentious one...
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Bottas took to the run off and kept the position
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Replays show Gutierrez attempting a move at the chicane
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Gutierrez, Raikkonen and Massa are all chasing him
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A big train forming behind Bottas, who is clearly struggling
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Lap 56/78: Rosberg's has brought his lead up to 1.1 seconds
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The Williams driver is on much fresher tyres
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Massa is closing in on tenth-placed Raikkonen
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Lap 54/78: Rosberg told to keep up his current level of fuel saving
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That puts Hamilton back in the DRS range
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Lap 53/78: Just nine tenths separating Rosberg and Hamilton now
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The Frenchman returns to the pits and retires
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Smoke coming from the rear of Vergne's car
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The gap is back down to 1.3 seconds
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Lap 52/78: Hamilton responds after a couple of poor laps
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Lap 50/78: A scruffy lap from Hamilton sees Rosberg pull further clear
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Vergne tags the back of Bianchi's car at the hairpin, as they battle over 12th
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Lap 49/78: Rosberg told that his fuel consumption is close to target now
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Bottas, Gutierrez and Raikkonen are currently in the final points positions
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Hulkenberg is 18.5 seconds back in fifth, ahead of Magnussen and Button
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Ricciardo, running third, is managing the gap to Alonso
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Lap 47/78: Still very close between the Mercedes drivers
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Brilliant work from the Williams pit crew
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He rejoins in 11th position, just ahead of Bianchi
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Lap 46/78: Massa pits, swapping is heavily worn Super Softs for Softs
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Lap 45/78: After a couple of improved laps, Hamilton is back within a second of Rosberg
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Lap 43/78: Rosberg is now using longer gears to save some more fuel
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It's far from over on the streets of Monte-Carlo...
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Lap 42/78: Hamilton looking closer to Rosberg now
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Alonso is now just 1.6 seconds behind Ricciardo
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Lap 41/78: Rosberg is told to be careful over his fuel usage
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Kobayashi dropped behind team-mate Ericsson just after that move
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Grosjean is now running in 14th place
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Lap 40/78: Replays show Grosjean passing Kobayashi at the chicane
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Ricciardo is seven seconds further back in the final podium position
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Lap 39/78: Rosberg's lead over Hamilton stands at seven tenths
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Vergne rejoins in 13th, just behind Bianchi
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Lap 38/78: Vergne serves his drive through penalty
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The Japanese driver has been boldly defending in recent laps
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Lap 37/78: Kobayashi warned about cutting the chicane
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Raikkonen managed to clear both men earlier on
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The Frenchman is up to 13th position
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Lap 36/78: Bianchi barges past Kobayashi at Rascasse
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That will be particularly damaging, with the field bunched up again
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Vergne has been given a drive through penalty for an unsafe release
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Lap 35/78: Rosberg and Hamilton are trading fastest lap times
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Replays show him failing to pass Kobayashi for P12 at the chicane
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Raikkonen is working his way back through the field after his extra stop
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Lap 34/78: A new fastest lap from Rosberg, who leads Hamilton by eight tenths
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A stunning move by the Force India driver at Portier
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Having let Vergne back through, the Dane was deposed by Hulkenberg
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Lap 32/78: Magnussen made a move on Vergne at the restart, but appeared to do it before the relevant Safety Car line
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Massa is yet to stop and remains on his initial set of Super Softs
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Ricciardo now running third, ahead of Alonso and Massa
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All cars through the first corner safely
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Lap 31/78: Rosberg bolts and gets the racing back underway!
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Lap 30/78: The Safety Car will be in at the end of the lap
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Ferrari say Raikkonen was hit by a Marussia
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Lap 29/78: Vergne's pit release is being investigated by the stewards
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What a disaster for the Ferrari driver, who was in a net podium position
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Raikkonen is pitting for another set of Soft tyres
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Hamilton still complaining about the timing of his pit-stop over the radio
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Lapped cars have now been cleared to overtake
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Lap 28/78: Grosjean, a lap down, currently separates the Mercedes pair
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Massa stayed out and is up to sixth in his Williams
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Lap 27/78: Hamilton is asked why he wasn't called to pit a lap earlier
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That looks like it will end in a penalty for the Toro Rosso driver...
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Vergne is released into the path of Magnussen, who narrowly avoids contact
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All other front runners have come in for fresh rubber
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Rosberg pits at the end of the lap, with Hamilton backing off to avoid stacking
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Button, Gutierrez, Kobayashi and Bianchi all made it in promptly
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Lap 26/78: The Safety Car has been deployed again
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Replays show Sutil losing control under braking, before slamming the barriers
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He steps out of his car, which has come to a halt after the Nouvelle Chicane
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Sutil has crashed at the exit of the tunnel
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Lap 25/78: Grosjean pits for Super Softs
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Red Bull confirms that a power unit issue caused Vettel's retirement
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Ericsson lets the Mercedes drivers through without drama
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Grosjean moves out of the way in the tunnel
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Lap 24/78: Rosberg has approached a cluster of traffic
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Hamilton is just out of DRS range at the moment
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Lap 23/78: Rosberg has another small lock-up at Mirabeau
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Raikkonen is now 10 seconds back on the Silver Arrows duo
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Lap 21/78: Hamilton takes another tenth out of Rosberg's lead
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Perhaps Maldonado's departure caused confusion at the back?
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Lap 19/78: Chilton, Bianchi and Gutierrez have all been given a five second stop/go penalty by the stewards for being out of position on the grid
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Replays show Rosberg locking up under braking for Mirabeau
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Lap 18/78: Hamilton now reports that his engine is getting slower
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Gutierrez has done particularly well to move up to 12th
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Remember, both Saubers were eliminated in Q1 yesterday
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The German is now running in 15th, with Bianchi his next target
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Lap 17/78: Sutil moves past Chilton at the Nouvelle Chicane
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Pirelli feels a one-stop plan is the way to go, but it could be a push for some drivers
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Lap 15/78: "Already feeling my rears going," reports Hamilton
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Magnussen is a strong sixth, ahead of Vergne, Hulkenberg, Button and Bottas
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Ricciardo and Alonso are now lonely in fourth and fifth
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Raikkonen is 6.6 seconds further back in third
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Lap 14/78: Rosberg's advantage up to 1.6 seconds
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It's another of his trademark hairpin moves
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Lap 13/78: Replays show Sutil slipping past Ericsson for 17th
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He joins Maldonado, Perez and Vettel on the retirement list
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It looks like it's game over for the rookie
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Lap 12/78: Kvyat has pitted his Toro Rosso
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Rosberg now leads Hamilton by more than a second
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Lap 11/78: Marussia drivers Chilton and Bianchi and Sauber's Gutierrez are all under investigation for potentially being out of position on the grid
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The Russian is now running in 13th
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Kvyat must have hit trouble, as he has dropped out of the top ten
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The Perez/Button clash will be investigated after the race
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Replays show Sutil passing Grosjean for P18 at the hairpin
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Hamilton is now nine tenths of a second back
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Lap 10/78: After two strong laps, Rosberg has edged out his lead gap
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Raikkonen is still third, with Ricciardo and Alonso a little further back
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But Hamilton's lap time was close to matching him
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Lap 8/78: Rosberg sets a new fastest lap of the race
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What a disaster for the reigning World Champion...
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Vettel is told to return to the pits and retire his car
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Just seven tenths of a second separating the pair
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Lap 7/78: Hamilton doing all he can to put pressure on Rosberg
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The incident between Perez and Button is under investigation by the stewards
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The Red Bull driver says he is stuck in first gear
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Lap 6/78: The leaders flash past as Vettel rejoins
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Vettel finally leaves the pit lane
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Hamilton is all over the back of team-mate Rosberg
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He swaps to Softs, but does not look to be going anywhere
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Lap 5/78: Vettel pits at the end of the lap
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The German suffered an ERS problem yesterday
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Trouble for Vettel, who is tumbling down the order!
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Lap 4/78: Rosberg makes his move and we're racing again!
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Drivers will be working them hard before the restart
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Hamilton asks for an update on his brake temperatures
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Lap 3/78: The Safety Car will come in at the end of this lap
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His grid issue was clearly a serious one
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Maldonado is now being shown as the first retirement
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Marshals push Perez's car along the escape road
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Grosjean has switched to Softs, while Sutil has moved to Super Softs
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Lap 2/78: Grosjean, Sutil and Maldonado all pit
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It looks as though Button was squeezed a little there...
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Replays show Button tagging Perez's Force India, which jumped into the barriers
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The Safety Car is deployed
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Perez has hit the wall at Mirabeau
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Alonso is sixth, from Magnussen, Vergne, Kvyat and Hulkenberg
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Vettel and Raikkonen have both jumped Ricciardo
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A brilliant start from Rosberg, who leads Hamilton through Ste Devote
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We're racing in Monte-Carlo!
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The light procedure begins...
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The rest of the grid gradually forms behind him
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Rosberg returns to his pole position slot
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Maldonado is now being pushed back to the pits
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Most drivers will start the race on the Super Soft tyres. Those on Softs are: Hulkenberg, Maldonado, Sutil, Chilton, Bianchi and Ericsson
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Maldonado's Lotus has stalled on the grid
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Rosberg leads the field away on the formation lap
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Tyre blankets come off and mechanics move to the side of the track
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That's a lot colder than Saturday's qualifying session
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Air and track temperatures are sitting at 20°C and 28°C
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Final preparations on the grid, with the drivers getting strapped into their cars
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All five World Champions were present to mark the occasion
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A plaque paying tribute to the late Sir Jack Brabham has just been unveiled
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The Monaco national anthem now plays around the circuit
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The drivers have been gradually making their way to the grid
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Detection is between Turns 16 and 17, with the activation area on the main straight
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Meanwhile, there is just one DRS zone in place this weekend
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As a reminder, Pirelli has brought its Super Soft (Red) and Soft (Yellow) tyres to Monaco
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This afternoon's full grid can be viewed via our dedicated race panel
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Marcus Ericsson starts from the pits, being penalised for his clash with Felipe Massa
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Jules Bianchi now brings up the rear after being forced into a gearbox change
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Ferrari duo Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen keep up the two-by-two pattern
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The Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel follow in third and fourth
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The German, who was cleared of any wrongdoing after running off track and bringing out yellow flags in Q3, lines up just ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton
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Starting from pole position will be Nico Rosberg, after a dramatic qualifying hour
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It's another pleasant day, although there is a 20% chance of rain for the race
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