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After a controversial Chinese Grand Prix to say the least, the top three gave their reaction to the events that unfolded.
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Sebastian Vettel has questioned the timing of the Safety Car in Shanghai, feeling it should have been called “half a minute sooner” as it took him out of the race.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting says he doesn’t feel a need to talk to Max Verstappen about his driving, he “made a mistake” and he was penalised for it.
Having called Max Verstappen a “d***head” seven days earlier, Lewis Hamilton has had another dig at the Dutchman, saying his Turn 7 move would never stick against a “top driver.”
Fernando Alonso says his brief battle with Sebastian Vettel in China wasn’t a “fair fight” as the German’s Ferrari was damaged.
Despite incurring a penalty for his Chinese GP antics, Max Verstappen says he doesn’t think he needs to calm down.
Daniel Ricciardo’s overtakes in China underscored his reputation while Max Verstappen’s can only be described as amateurish, clumsy, scary.
As Daniel Ricciardo considers his future, the Aussie says he’s ready for a title fight and reckons his Chinese win won’t have his bargaining position.
Toto Wolff concedes China was just not Lewis Hamilton’s weekend, saying maybe he “was not in the best place.”
Romain Grosjean’s Chinese Grand Prix was destroyed by the Safety Car with the Haas driver finishing a disappointing 17th.
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.
Sebastian Vettel has said he appreciated the fact that Max Verstappen was quick to apologise for their collision, but warned that his age is now no excuse.
Helmut Marko believes Max Verstappen cost himself the victory in China with his audacious attempt at passing Sebastian Vettel.
Lewis Hamilton has billed his Chinese GP weekend as a “disaster”, saying he needs to rectify it before he loses more points.
Kimi Raikkonen says he’ll take third place in China, after all at one staged it looked as if he would finish down in sixth.
Daniel Ricciardo handed out a lesson in overtaking as he picked off Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas to win the Chinese Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen discuss an epic Chinese Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso has said his P7 finish was a “great result” but conceded McLaren “need to find more pace” at the next race in Baku.
Valtteri Bottas was left disappointed after a Safety Car robbed him of a “deserved” win in Shanghai on Sunday.
Max Verstappen acknowledges that his collision with Sebastian Vettel was “of course” his fault, and says in hindsight he probably should have waited.
It was a tale of two Red Bulls in a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix, where strategy was the key at the Shanghai International Circuit.
Daniel Ricciardo put an incredible two-stop strategy to good use in China, winning the race ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen.
Renault grabbed a double points-haul in China while Fernando Alonso scored for McLaren and Kevin Magnussen for Haas.
It was a point-less Sunday in Shanghai for Force India, Williams, Sauber and Bahrain stars, Toro Rosso.
Lewis Hamilton is puzzled as to why Ferrari’s SF71H excelled in both Bahrain and China, one very hot and the other freezing cold.
Ending Mercedes’ run of six consecutive pole positions in China, Damon Hill says maybe the Mercedes’ “empire” is on the wane and Ferrari’s is on the rise.
Despite one five-place penalty, the starting grid for Sunday’s Chinese GP looks the exact same as Saturday’s qualifying timesheet.
Marcus Ericsson says a “misunderstanding” over procedure led to his grid penalty for ignoring double waved yellows in qualifying for the Chinese GP.
Kimi Raikkonen bemoaned missing out on pole for a second straight race weekend but is happy with Ferrari’s work so far this season.