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Poor Vettel, not only did he get told to let Ricciardo through again, even when he responded "Tough luck!" to the team orders he did eventually do the right thing and let him through.  Only to then be passed a few laps later by Kobayashi in the Caterham who at that point was on fresher tyres!  Although it was quite wise of Caterham to pit Kobayashi a little later in the race when Vettel was closing in......

Once again the Mercs were just too good, although Rosberg did have to make his way through the field.  Nice to see Ferrari on the podium again heading into the European summer, with their new team boss in the hot seat things are looking up.  Different story at McLaren with both cars outside the points after a double DNF last round, Ron Dennis has quite the job ahead of him to save their season - although the rumour mill suggests they have a major aero upgrade heading to Barcelona.  A big shoutout to Maldonado for an uneventful race bringing his Lotus from the back to almost make the points.

Three weeks until the next round, the longest break so far - and allowing time for the team bosses to discuss potential changes to the exhaust (to increase the noise) and the potential for cost caps in coming seasons.  And has anyone else notices the shrinking noses?  Will be interesting to see how many other cars take a more Ferrari / Mercedes approach over coming rounds......

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