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

Pos No Driver Team Time Laps Grid Pts
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes 01:37:36.158 56
1
25
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Ferrari 01:37:42.408 56
2
18
3 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen
Austria Red Bull 01:38:21.350 56
16
15
4 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Red Bull 01:38:22.193 56
5
12
5 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Ferrari 01:38:24.234 56
4
10
6 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas
Germany Mercedes 01:38:24.966 56
3
8
7 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
Italy Toro Rosso 01:38:24.966 56
11
6
8 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen
United States Haas 01:37:45.844 55
12
4
9 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Force India 01:38:00.090 55
8
2
10 31 France Esteban Ocon
India Force India 01:38:06.668 55
17
1
11 8 France Romain Grosjean
United States Haas 01:38:19.297 55
19
0
12 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg
France Renault 01:38:36.150 55
7
0
13 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
France Renault 01:38:38.199 55
20
0
14 19 Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams 01:38:44.386 55
6
0
15 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber 01:39:12.856 55
14
0
DNF 14 Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLaren Drive shaft 33
13
0
DNF 26 Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat
Italy Toro Rosso Hydraulic failure 18
9
0
DNF 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne
United Kingdom McLaren Fuel problem 17
15
0
DNF 36 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi
Switzerland Sauber Crashed 3
18
0
DNF 18 Canada Lance Stroll
United Kingdom Williams Collision 0
10
0

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

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