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It looked to be Ferrari versus Mercedes but a gamble a second time for fresh tyres behind a Safety Car meant Daniel Ricciardo came through to snatch the Chinese GP win.
Such is Lewis Hamilton’s pace around the Shanghai International circuit that even Ferrari and Red Bull’s switch to the ultras was not enough to depose him from the top of the timesheet.
Lewis Hamilton clinched an unchallenged fifth Chinese GP win on Sunday, racing from lights to flag as Ferrari’s decision to pit under an early VSC cost Sebastian Vettel.
Lewis Hamilton rose to the challenge handed to him by Ferrari as he pipped Sebastian Vettel to pole position for the Chinese GP.
Saturday’s final practice for the Chinese GP belonged to Ferrari as the Scuderia had the edge over Mercedes with Sebastian Vettel P1 ahead of Kimi Raikkonen.
Second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix never got underway on Friday as poor weather conditions meant the medical helicopter could not land at the designated hospital.
Max Verstappen set the pace on a cold and grey Friday morning in Shanghai in a practice that was red flagged twice because the medical helicopter was unable to fly in the conditions.
Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat faced the media in the wake of Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix…
Nico Rosberg’s race-winning run continued on Sunday as he claimed an emphatic victory in the Chinese GP while behind him Formula 1 put on an incredible show.
Nico Rosberg secured his first pole position of this season as he held of Daniel Ricciardo in China while Lewis Hamilton will line up P22 due to an ERS problem…