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Webber wins Monaco Gp


Mark Webber and his Red Bull team took the 1-2 position at the Monaco Grand Prix

Australian Mark Webber now sits at the top of the Formula One standings, after his fourth career win. Team mate Sebastian Vettel is now in second.

Both Red Bull drivers have 78 points from six races, but Webber's two race ins put him ahead.

"To win here is a very, very special day. This place is such a test for two hours."

Red Bull has also taken the constructors' championship lead.

Renault's Robert Kubica came in third place, and Felipe Massa of Ferrari was fourth ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.

Five-time race winner Michael Schumacher dropped out of the points - from sixth place to 12th - after receiving a 20-second penalty for illegally overtaking Fernando Alonso at the last corner.

Alonso is third in the overall standings with 73 points for Ferrari.

Defending F1 and Monaco champion Jenson Button was forced out of the race in the second lap when his McLaren Mercedes engine overheated after his mechanics forgot to remove a part before the start.

Half of the 24 cars in the field failed to complete the 78-lap race.


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