Aussie drivers first to win Monaco, Indianapolis on same day

SYDNEY (AP) ��� Two drivers from Down Under - thousands of miles apart and even further from home - unexpectedly found themselves parked together atop the motor racing world after winning the two biggest races in the sport Sunday.

Just hours after Daniel Ricciardo won the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix around the narrow streets of Monte Carlo, his countryman Will Power won the Indianapolis 500, becoming the first Australian to win the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and sharing in a unique double.

Only two other countries - Britain (1965, 1966) and Brazil (1989, 1993) - had provided the winning driver at Monaco and Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the same year, but Australia became the first nation to win both races on the same day.

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2 S.Vettel 96 2
3 D.Ricciardo 72 2
4 V.Bottas 68 0
5 K.Raikkonen 60 0
6 M.Verstappen 35 0
7 F.Alonso 32 0
8 N.Hulkenberg 26 0
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