Melbourne, Australia - 'Lucky' Vettel wins season opener – Vettel took full advantage of a bizarre incident involving both cars of the American-owned Haas team to claim the opening race of the 2018 Formula One season in Australia.
Drivers' title race after round 1 –
Vettel - 25 points
Hamilton - 18 points
Raikonnen - 15 points
Sakhir, Bahrain - Ferrari win soured by injured mechanic – Vettel won for the second time in as many races at the Bahrain Grand Prix. But the Italian team's victory was overshadowed after one of its mechanics suffered a broken leg when he was hit by Raikkonen's car during a pit stop.
Drivers' title race after round 2 –
Vettel - 50 points
Hamilton - 33 point
Bottas - 22 points
Shanghai, China – An inspired Daniel Ricciardo claimed a remarkable and unexpected victory from sixth on the grid after a tactical masterstroke by his Red Bull team, with furious championship leader Vettel back in eighth place.
Drivers' title race after round 3 –
Vettel - 54 points
Hamilton - 45 points
Bottas - 40 points
Baku, Azerbaijan - Red Bull drivers shockingly crash as Hamilton triumphs – Lewis Hamilton was the chief beneficiary of a late puncture suffered by his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas as he clinched his first win of the season at April's action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Drivers' title race after round 4 –
Hamilton - 70 points
Vettel - 66 points
Raikkonen - 48 points