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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One

May 30, 2014 15:10 IST

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 25 May 2014 won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One.  This was his second victory of the season and fifth of his career.  

The Mercedes, with this win, finished at first and second position for the fifth straight time and has swept all six races this season.

Rosberg finished 9.2 seconds ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain who came second.  The third place was taken by Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso of Spain finished at fourth.

The drivers standing after Monaco Grand Prix are as follows: (i) Nico Rosberg of Germany; (ii) Lewis Hamilton of Britain; (iii) Fernando Alonso of Spain; (iv) Daniel Ricciardo of Australia; and (v) Nico Hulkenberg of Germany

After the Monaco Grand Prix, the top five teams are as follows: (i) Mercedes; (ii) Red Bull Racing; (iii) Ferrari; (iv) Force India; and (v) McLaren

Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year in the month of May since 1929 on the Circuit de Monaco and is the sixth race of the Formula One season. It is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world.

The track has tight and narrow 78-lap circuit which has the slowest average speed. In spite of the relatively low average speeds, it is a dangerous place to race. It is the only Grand Prix that does not adhere to the FIA's mandated 305 kilometres (190 mi) minimum race distance.

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