Rosberg started on pole position, led all the way and also set the fastest lap on his way to a fifth win in eight races this season.
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Nico Rosberg won the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan Sunday to turn the championship tide and stretch his lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points.Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished as runner-up, 16.6 seconds behind, with Force India's Mexican Sergio Perez back on the podium for the second time this season after overtaking Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari on the last lap.Rosberg started on pole position, led all the way and also set the fastest lap on his way to a fifth win in eight races this season. With 13 races remaining, he has 141 points and Hamilton 117 . The Briton, who had been chasing his third win in a row but finished fifth, sounded increasingly frustrated over the radio as he wrestled with his car's settings without the team being able to help.
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