2017 Chinese Grand Prix: F1 Race Results, Winner & Report

2017 Chinese GP podium: 1. L. Hamilton (Mercedes), 2. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), 3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

Event: Chinese Grand Prix
Track: Shanghai International Circuit

Weather: 12ºC
Tarmac: 15ºC

Lewis Hamilton won his 54th Formula 1 race in China today. It was the 65th win for the Mercedes F1 team.

The race was started in damp conditions which made it hard to choose the right tyre compound at the start of the race. Some drivers got it wrong and some drivers made good decisions at the start.of the race.

One of those drivers was Dutchman Max Verstappen who drives for Red Bull Racing. He started 16th on the grid due to an engine problem in qualifying and could show his unbelievable talent to the world.

He passed 9 cars in the first lap! And kept on passing almost every car in front of him. He got all the way through to 2nd place and even started to push Lewis Hamilton for the lead.

He than had to settle to safe his tyres for the rest of the race. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel who was stuck behind his team mate Kimi Raikkonen than passed him and driver in front of them Daniel Ricciardo. After he passed them he could charge and gain time to Verstappen and Hamilton. He passed Verstappen and also could fight the Mercedes of Hamilton for the lead.

F1 classification 2017 Chinese GP

PNoDriverTeamTimeLapsGridPts
144United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes01:37:36.15856
1
25
25Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari01:37:42.40856
2
18
333Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull01:38:21.35056
16
15
43Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red Bull01:38:22.19356
5
12
57Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari01:38:24.23456
4
10
677Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes01:38:24.96656
3
8
755Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
Italy Toro Rosso01:38:24.96656
11
6
820Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States Haas01:37:45.84455
12
4
911Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Force India01:38:00.09055
8
2
1031France Esteban Ocon
India Force India01:38:06.66855
17
1
118France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas01:38:19.29755
19
0
1227Germany Nico Hülkenberg
France Renault01:38:36.15055
7
0
1330United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
France Renault01:38:38.19955
20
0
1419Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams01:38:44.38655
6
0
159Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber01:39:12.85655
14
0
DNF14Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLarenDrive shaft33
13
0
DNF26Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy Toro RossoHydraulic failure18
9
0
DNF2Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne
United Kingdom McLarenFuel problem17
15
0
DNF36Italy Antonio Giovinazzi
Switzerland SauberCrashed3
18
0
DNF18Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom WilliamsCollision0
10
0

Fastest lap: 1:35.378 min (205.745 km/h) lap 44 by Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W08

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