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Chinese Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Gasly
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



1 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Valtteri Bottas
Lights to flag? Nope!
20th to 10th10Most Places Gained:
Alexander Albon
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: Great Britain with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 39, Youngest Driver: 19

Qualifying - The Grid

Mercedes Bottas 1
Mercedes Hamilton 2
Ferrari Vettel 3
Ferrari Leclerc 4
Red Bull Verstappen 5
Red Bull Gasly 6
Renault Ricciardo 7
Renault Hulkenberg 8
Haas F1 Team Magnussen 9
Haas F1 Team Grosjean 10
Toro Rosso Kvyat 11
Racing Point Perez 12
Alfa Romeo Racing Räikkönen 13
McLaren Sainz Jnr 14
McLaren Norris 15
Racing Point Stroll 16
Williams Russell 17
Williams Kubica 18
Alfa Romeo Racing Giovinazzi 19
Toro Rosso Albon 20

Race News

Five drivers off to a flyer in 2019

Five drivers off to a flyer in 2019 Planet F1

We are three rounds in to the 2019 Formula 1 season, and already certain drivers are catching the eye. These... Read more »
McLaren’s MCL34 catches Newey’s eye

McLaren’s MCL34 catches Newey’s eye Planet F1

Red Bull’s technical guru Adrian Newey has said he has been impressed with the car McLaren have produced for the... Read more »
Who’s closest to F1’s Big Three?

Who’s closest to F1’s Big Three? Sky Sports

F1’s closely-packed midfield pack features even more teams than last year and will remain tough to call from race to... Read more »
K-Mag: Vettel did ‘right thing’ to Verstappen

K-Mag: Vettel did ‘right thing’ to Verstappen Planet F1

Kevin Magnussen has said Sebastian Vettel “did the right thing” overtaking Max Verstappen in qualifying as he got his lap... Read more »
Vettel ‘not happy’ in new Ferrari

Vettel ‘not happy’ in new Ferrari Sky Sports

Sebastian Vettel admits he is still not comfortable in his new Ferrari car and has to improve – but hopes... Read more »
Russell reveals Montoya-inspired helmet

Russell reveals Montoya-inspired helmet Planet F1

George Russell has revealed a special, Juan Pablo Montoya-inspired lid to mark what is being billed as the 1000th race... Read more »
Finally! Kubica sees a ‘good sign’ at Williams

Finally! Kubica sees a ‘good sign’ at Williams Planet F1

Robert Kubica has finally seen a “good sign” with the Williams car starting to feel “a bit different” in China.... Read more »
Magnussen: Haas learned interesting things about Bahrain woes in test

Magnussen: Haas learned interesting things about Bahrain woes in test Autosport

Kevin Magnussen says Haas learned some “interesting” lessons from Formula 1’s Bahrain test, which he thinks was “lucky” to have... Read more »
Ferrari can kiss the World Championships goodbye

Ferrari can kiss the World Championships goodbye Planet F1

More team orders at Ferrari dominated the discussion after a rather anti-climatic 1000th race. Is the season already over for... Read more »
‘F1 is not heading towards a 1992 repeat’

‘F1 is not heading towards a 1992 repeat’ Planet F1

Mercedes may have bagged a hat-trick of 1-2 results in the first three races of this season but Ross Brawn... Read more »
Ecclestone slammed over Schumacher comments

Ecclestone slammed over Schumacher comments Planet F1

Former manager of Michael Schumacher Willi Weber has slammed Bernie Ecclestone for his comments about the German legend. In an... Read more »
Vettel defends qualifying overtake on Verstappen

Vettel defends qualifying overtake on Verstappen Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel said he had no choice but to overtake Red Bull’s Max Verstappen or he would have missed his... Read more »
Vettel ‘not surprised’ Leclerc ignored orders

Vettel ‘not surprised’ Leclerc ignored orders Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel has said he can understand why Charles Leclerc opted to ignore team orders at the Bahrain Grand Prix.... Read more »
Vettel: Hamilton only one without short memory over my errors

Vettel: Hamilton only one without short memory over my errors Autosport

Lewis Hamilton’s defence of Sebastian Vettel’s errors shows he is “the only one that doesn’t have a short-term memory”, four-time... Read more »
Sebastian Vettel on team orders: Ask maybe Lewis

Sebastian Vettel on team orders: Ask maybe Lewis Planet F1

Irked by questions about whether team orders are the best way to win a title, Sebastian Vettel replied: “I don’t... Read more »