Pilot “Ferrari” Kimi Raikkonen at the Grand Prix of the USA claimed his first 2013 victory, and Lewis Hamilton couldn’t win a five-time world champion.
At the start of the race Raikkonen beat Hamilton and led the peloton. Behind the two leaders in an attempt to break through to fourth place Vettel in the fight against ricciardo made a mistake and fell back outside the top-10.
Hamilton under the virtual safety car first went to the boxes, but the tactics of two pit stops today worked not in favor of the driver of “Mercedes”. Because of the rapid wear of the tires British after the second resignation left the boxes only fourth.
For a few laps to go Hamilton on fresher tyres, overtook Raikkonen and Verstappen. The trio of leaders for a long time moved in the second gap from each other, while Hamilton tried to attack Verstappen – Dutch competently defended and has forced Lewis to make a mistake.
The main winner of this duel was Raikkonen who out of the blue got an extra second of advantage and safely reached their 21st victory in a career that has made him the most successful Finn in the history of Formula 1.
Lewis Hamilton at the United States Grand Prix could not beat Sebastian Vettel 8 points and the championship because the intrigue will last at least another week until the next Grand Prix in Mexico city.
The United States Grand Prix. Race results:
1. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
3. Lewis Hamilton (“Mercedes”)
4. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
5. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
6. Nico Hulkenberg (“Renault”)
7. Carlos Sainz (Renault)
8. Esteban Windows (“Force India”)
9. Kevin Magnussen (“Haas”)
10. Sergio Perez (“Force India”)
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