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Chinese Grand Prix

Formula 1: Ferrari defend use of team orders to help Sebastian Vettel

The German`s teammate Charles Leclerc had made a better start and was in third place, with Vettel close behind, when the team gave instructions for the Monegasque to let his teammate through early on.

Apr 14, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to seal sixth Chinese Grand Prix title

Meanwhile, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was third fastest in his Ferrari after finishing 13.744 seconds slower than Hamilton. 

Apr 14, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Formula 1: Mercedes wary of Ferrari threat despite front row lockout

Bottas, who leads five-times world champion Hamilton by a point in the standings, narrowly pipped the Briton to pole position for Formula One`s 1,000th world championship race.

Apr 13, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Formula 1: Max Verstappen lets rip after missing out on final qualifying lap

The 21-year-old Red Bull driver qualified fifth but felt he could have been higher had he not slowed due to Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel and the two Renaults overtaking as he was teeing up a final effort.

Apr 13, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Shanghai 'disaster' clouds title hopes: Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton declared his Chinese Grand Prix a "disaster" on Sunday and said Mercedes would find it tough to repeat their F1 championship victory unless they can sort out issues with a car he feels uncomfortable in.

Apr 15, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Ricciardo storms to sensational Chinese Grand Prix victory

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won a sensational Chinese Grand Prix in thrilling style on Sunday when he stormed through the field from sixth place after taking on fresh tyres under a safety car. The Australian, who only made it into qualifying with seconds to spare after his blown engine had to be rebuilt, took the lead with just 10 laps to go in Shanghai when he charged past race leader Valtteri Bottas, who finished second in a Mercedes. Kimi Raikkonen was third for Ferrari.

Apr 15, 2018, 14:44 PM IST

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes` reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton finished fifth on track but moved up to fourth after a 10-second penalty was applied to Red Bull`s Max Verstappen for causing a collision with Vettel.

Apr 15, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel snatches pole position in Ferrari one-two at Chinese GP

The German lapped the 5.4-km Shanghai circuit in one minute, 31.095 seconds - a track record - to pip his Finnish teammate by a mere 0.087 seconds and take his 52nd career pole.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Max Verstappen makes Lewis Hamilton take notice after podium charge

Verstappen ran as high as second behind Hamilton and fended off late-race pressure from team mate Daniel Ricciardo to finish third and give Red Bull their 100th podium place.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Both Force India drivers among points for second straight race

Perez, who started eighth on the grid, finished ninth after being passed by Kevin Magnussen towards the end of the 56-lap race.

Apr 09, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

Formula One World Championship: Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Chinese Grand Prix of F1 career

It was the 54th F1 victory for Hamilton, who beat German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) into second place, and Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull), who took third place.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton romps to pole position

Hamilton jumped onto the pit wall to soak in the adulation of the crowd after clocking the fastest lap of one minute, 31.678 seconds to capture his fourth Chinese pole in five years.

Apr 08, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg extends win streak in Shanghai, Lewis Hamilton seventh

Sunday’s win was the 17th of Rosberg’s career and extends his streak of race victories to six, dating back to last November’s Mexican Grand Prix.
 

Apr 17, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton at the back

Despite the chopping and changing in formats, Sunday`s race will be the ninth straight a Mercedes has started from the front.

Apr 16, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

Chinese Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen leads the way for Ferrari in Shanghai practice​

Championship leader Nico Rosberg was third for Mercedes, 0.237 seconds off Raikkonen’s benchmark.
 

Apr 15, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton hit with five-place grid penalty for Chinese Grand Prix

Hamilton trails Rosberg, winner of the opening two races of the season, by 17 points in the standings.

Apr 14, 2016, 08:18 AM IST

Nico Rosberg takes a dig at Bernie Ecclestone's 'windbags' jibe

Rosberg posted a picture on Twitter of himself and other drivers dining together with the accompanying comment: "#racingunited or in Bernie`s words #windbagsunited."

Apr 14, 2016, 00:24 AM IST

F1 learned a lesson from qualifying fiasco: Williams

FIA president Jean Todt and the sport`s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said they had accepted the move "in the interests of the Championship".

Apr 11, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

F1 to revert to 2015 qualifying format - FIA sources

Sources said the teams outlined their united position in a letter to F1 commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone and FIA head Jean Todt.

Apr 08, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

F1 teams want return to 2015 qualifying

World champions Mercedes and Ferrari supply eight of the 11 teams, giving them more muscle in decision-making.

Apr 07, 2016, 21:10 PM IST