Sebastian Vettel tightens grip on F1 title heading to Canada

Vettel has won two of the season's six races, but felt he could have chalked up another win if the pace had been higher — and if he'd found any room on Monaco's sinewy, tube-like track.

updated: May 27, 2013 16:08 IST
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Monaco: Although Red Bull failed to win the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time since 2009, it felt like a victory for Sebastian Vettel as the three-time defending champion strengthened his overall lead heading into next month's race in Canada.

What a difference one race can make.

After the Spanish GP two weeks ago, Kimi Raikkonen trimmed Vettel's lead to four points by finishing second behind Fernando Alonso, who had clawed back to within 17 points. But that lead again feels a lot more secure after both challengers finished way out of contention in Monaco.

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