Red Bull-Renault RB9
Strategy: 1 stop (medium/hard)
The race was, characteristically, a masterclass for F1's donut king, who celebrated his victory in now trademark style. Savvy car positioning ensured he held the lead off the line even though Grosjean's launch was better, and he nailed the early-race safety car restart to ensure he was out of DRS range.
The downside to Vettel's weekend was that his run to pole was not completely emphatic and, unusually, relied on Webber underachieving to the tune of a couple of tenths.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.