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Chinese Grand Prix 2018

Best Race Team Red Bull
Best Quali Team Ferrari



1 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Sebastian Vettel
Lights to flag? Nope!
13th to 7th6Most Places Gained:
Fernando Alonso
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: France with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 38, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPoints
51stD. Ricciardo25
12ndV. Bottas18
13rdK. Räikkönen15
-4thL. Hamilton12
-5thM. Verstappen10
16thN. Hulkenberg8
67thF. Alonso6
78thS. Vettel4
-9thC. Sainz Jnr2
110thK. Magnussen1
111thE. Ocon
412thS. Perez
113thS. Vandoorne
414thL. StrollWilliams
115thS. SirotkinWilliams
416thM. Ericsson
717thR. Grosjean
118thP. Gasly
-19thC. Leclerc
5DNFB. Hartley

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

Race News

Williams warns F1: ‘We could close down’

Williams warns F1: ‘We could close down’ Planet F1

Williams’ deputy team principal Claire Williams has cast doubt on the future of the team if Formula 1 bosses fail... Read more »
Marko warns Mercedes over Ricciardo swoop

Marko warns Mercedes over Ricciardo swoop Planet F1

Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko has warned Mercedes boss Toto Wolff that he will fall “flat on his... Read more »
F1 gossip: Ricciardo, Magnussen, China, Alonso, Vettel, Gasly

F1 gossip: Ricciardo, Magnussen, China, Alonso, Vettel, Gasly BBC Sport F1

Red Bull boss says Daniel Ricciardo is at “top of his game”, Kevin Magnussen happy at Haas, plus more. Continue... Read more »
Brundle tips Ricciardo to replace Hamilton

Brundle tips Ricciardo to replace Hamilton Planet F1

Martin Brundle has put forward an “outrageous curveball” and suggested Daniel Ricciardo could replace Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next season.... Read more »
Fernando Alonso: Chinese GP Sebastian Vettel pass ‘not fair fight’

Fernando Alonso: Chinese GP Sebastian Vettel pass ‘not fair fight’ Autosport

Fernando Alonso admitted his battle with Sebastian Vettel in the Chinese Grand Prix was “not fair” because the Formula 1... Read more »
Ferrari deny breaking rules: Chinese GP latest

Ferrari deny breaking rules: Chinese GP latest BBC Sport F1

Divas, divorce and Ferrari rule break denials… Plus there’s a race on, apparently. Continue reading on BBC F1 » Read more »
Raikkonen rejects Arrivabene’s ‘strange’ praise

Raikkonen rejects Arrivabene’s ‘strange’ praise Planet F1

Kimi Raikkonen has said he has found it a “bit strange” to be complimented on his fitness levels by Ferrari... Read more »
Conclusions from the Chinese Grand Prix

Conclusions from the Chinese Grand Prix Planet F1

Daniel Ricciardo’s overtakes in China unscored his reputation while Max Verstappen’s can only be described as amateurish, clumsy, scary. Red... Read more »
Chinese GP driver ratings

Chinese GP driver ratings Sky Sports

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Grosjean: Unfortunately the misfortunes kept coming

Grosjean: Unfortunately the misfortunes kept coming Planet F1

Romain Grosjean’s Chinese Grand Prix was destroyed by the Safety Car with the Haas driver finishing a disappointing 17th. Grosjean... Read more »
Ferrari reiterate threat to quit Formula 1

Ferrari reiterate threat to quit Formula 1 Planet F1

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has once again said that the Scuderia will quit Formula 1 if the owners and the... Read more »
Massive over-reaction to Hamilton’s winless start

Massive over-reaction to Hamilton’s winless start Planet F1

It’s over. The season is done. The World Championship has been lost and retirement beckons for an unhappy Lewis Hamilton.... Read more »
Alonso admits Vettel tussle wasn’t ‘fair fight’

Alonso admits Vettel tussle wasn’t ‘fair fight’ Planet F1

Fernando Alonso says his brief battle with Sebastian Vettel in China wasn’t a “fair fight” as the German’s Ferrari was... Read more »
‘Why would Ricciardo want to leave?’

‘Why would Ricciardo want to leave?’ Sky Sports

Christian Horner insists Daniel Ricciardo can fulfill his title-challenging ambitions at Red Bull and has urged the in-demand driver to... Read more »
Hamilton: Ferrari pace is very strange

Hamilton: Ferrari pace is very strange Planet F1

Lewis Hamilton is puzzled as to why Ferrari’s SF71H excelled in both Bahrain and China, one very hot and the... Read more »