Chinese Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Shanghai happier with post-Bernie Ecclestone era
With Liberty Media now in charge of F1, organisers of the Chinese Grand Prix say hopes are high that the Shanghai race will stay on the calendar.
Apr 11, 09:38
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner at Old Truman Brewery on February 17, 2016
Christian Horner wants clarity over Sebastian Vettel grid start
Christian Horner calls on F1's governing body to clarify the rule about where drivers need to start grands prix.
Apr 10, 13:13
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton dominates Chinese Grand Prix for first win of 2017
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton moves alongside Sebastian Vettel at the top of the championship standings after coming out on top at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 9, 09:04
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton waves after taking the pole position in the pits after the qualifying session at the Spa-Francorchamps ciruit in Spa on August 22, 2015
Lewis Hamilton claims pole in China
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claims pole for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 8, 09:18
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Chinese Grand Prix Friday practice disrupted by heavy cloud
Low cloud, rain and smog heavily disrupt Friday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix due to the medical helicopter being unable to fly in the conditions.
Apr 7, 09:16
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton worried about Pirelli wets in China
Lewis Hamilton admits he is concerned that his first taste of Pirelli's new wet tyres will be this weekend in China.
Apr 7, 07:27
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Hopes high for more passing in China
Hopes are high that Shanghai will host a more spectacular grand prix this weekend.
Apr 3, 17:09
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein to do Friday practice in China
Pascal Wehrlein will reportedly return to the cockpit of his Sauber this Friday in Shanghai.
Apr 3, 17:06
Jean Alesi sits in a car after qualifying for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Jean Alesi: 'Ferrari to shine in China too'
Jean Alesi thinks his former F1 team, the great Maranello marque Ferrari, is finally ready to challenge for the title.
Mar 30, 09:02
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Antonio Giovinazzi to wear Ferrari red in China
Antonio Giovinazzi says that he will be back in red gear when he returns to the Formula 1 paddock in two weeks.
Mar 27, 15:16
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein sure of Sauber return in China
Pascal Wehrlein says that he is confident he will be fit enough to return to his Sauber in China.
Mar 25, 12:42
Romain Grosjean of Haas F1 in the paddock ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 17, 2016
Romain Grosjean blames 'adrenaline' for Marcus Ericsson attack
Romain Grosjean blames "adrenaline" for his post-race rants about rival Marcus Ericsson following the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 19, 14:39
Marcus Ericsson walks across the paddock during previews to the Canadian Grand Prix on June 4, 2015
Marcus Ericsson hits back at 'unprofessional' Romain Grosjean
Marcus Ericsson has hit back at "unprofessional" rival Romain Grosjean after the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 18, 15:12
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Ferrari not backing Sebastian Vettel's Daniil Kvyat rebuke
Sebastian Vettel's bosses did not rally around the German after he pointed an angry finger at rival Daniil Kvyat in China.
Apr 18, 14:01
Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 25, 2015
Daniil Kvyat bites back at furious Sebastian Vettel
Daniil Kvyat holds his own wheel-to-wheel and then later in a face-to-face argument with Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 17, 09:56
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Result: Nico Rosberg eases to Chinese Grand Prix victory
Nico Rosberg wins his sixth Grand Prix in a row in China, while Lewis Hamilton has to settle for seventh place.
Apr 17, 09:15
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 28, 2015
Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton last at Chinese Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg snatches pole position at the death for the Chinese Grand Prix, taking full advantage of teammate Lewis Hamilton's qualifying struggles.
Apr 16, 09:36
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas gets turn with new Williams nose
Valtteri Bottas will get his turn with Williams's new front nose and wing this weekend in China.
Apr 15, 12:55
McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso prepares to leave the pits during the first practice session for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Full green light for Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso gets the green light to race on throughout the entire Chinese Grand Prix weekend.
Apr 15, 10:30
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Result: Mercedes take first practice in China, but Ferrari dominate second session
Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the pace in P1 in China, but Ferrari respond in the second as Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel go top.
Apr 15, 09:18
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Grid penalty is opportunity'
World champion Lewis Hamilton maintains his sunny disposition despite admitting that his five-place gearbox change penalty was "a kick in the goonies".
Apr 14, 14:30
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes: 'Gearbox failure risk too high'
Mercedes says that leaving Lewis Hamilton's broken gearbox in his car in China was too great a "risk".
Apr 14, 14:24
Fernando Alonso of McLaren-Honda during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
McLaren's Fernando Alonso 'provisionally fit' to race in Chinese Grand Prix
McLaren's Fernando Alonso is 'provisionally cleared' to race in the Chinese Grand Prix after missing Bahrain due to injuries.
Apr 14, 12:11
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Penalty blow for Lewis Hamilton in China
Nico Rosberg's bid to extend his winning streak to six races this weekend gets an early boost as Lewis Hamilton receives a grid penalty.
Apr 14, 11:37
 Force India chairman Vijay Mallya attends a press conference on October 23, 2015
Troubled Vijay Mallya to also miss Chinese Grand Prix
Vijay Mallya looks set to sit out yet another grand prix, as his legal troubles in his native India continue.
Apr 14, 11:28
McLaren's Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne looks on ahead of the first practice session at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 1, 2016 ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix
McLaren: 'Stoffel Vandoorne on standby for Chinese Grand Prix'
Stoffel Vandoorne is "on standby" should FIA doctors once again sideline Fernando Alonso in China, McLaren-Honda confirm.
Apr 13, 11:37
Fernando Alonso of McLaren-Honda during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Fernando Alonso in China for Formula 1 return bid
Fernando Alonso is already in Shanghai as he bids to return to Formula 1 action this weekend.
Apr 13, 08:00
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 28, 2015
McLaren 'confident' Fernando Alonso to race in China
McLaren are "confident" that Fernando Alonso will be shown the green light for his return to racing action this weekend in China.
Apr 11, 10:53
Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne holds his trophy as he celebrates after winning the GP2 series race at the Monaco street circuit in Monte-Carlo on May 22, 2015
Stoffel Vandoorne preparing for possible second race in China
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he will remain race-ready ahead of next weekend's Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 7, 12:13
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 28, 2015
Fernando Alonso "99%" sure of China return
Fernando Alonso says that he is "99%" sure he will be back at the cockpit of his McLaren in China.
Apr 4, 16:59
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Chinese Grand Prix hostess not offended by Lewis Hamilton's champagne spray
The Chinese Grand Prix hostess who was sprayed with champagne in the face by Lewis Hamilton insists that she was not offended by his actions.
Apr 16, 14:44
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff plays down Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg dispute
Toto Wolff insists it is only normal that tensions will run high among drivers, amid the ongoing dispute between Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Apr 15, 12:51
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton criticised for spraying champagne in hostess's face
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is urged by campaigners to apologise for spraying champagne into the face of a hostess at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 14, 10:21
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari attends the post-race press conference after the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Sebastian Vettel: 'Ferrari are getting closer to Mercedes'
Sebastian Vettel encourages Ferrari to keep improving in order to catch Mercedes.
Apr 13, 03:14
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff defends Lewis Hamilton from Nico Rosberg accusations
Lewis Hamilton did not deliberately hold up Nico Rosberg in the Chinese Grand Prix, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
Apr 13, 02:59
British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates next to second placed Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg on the podium after the Italian Formula One Grand Prix motor race at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 7, 2014
Lewis Hamilton hits back at Nico Rosberg's 'selfish' claims
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton emphasises that he had no intention of slowing teammate Nico Rosberg down in today's Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 12, 17:06
Jensen Button of McLaren drives during a practise session for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix on October 26, 2013
Jenson Button handed time penalty for causing Chinese Grand Prix crash
McLaren's Jenson Button drops to 14th in the Chinese Grand Prix standings after receiving a five-second penalty for crashing into Lotus's Pastor Maldonado.
Apr 12, 11:21
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates after claiming pole position during qualifying ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 23, 2014
Nico Rosberg: 'Lewis Hamilton compromised my race'
Mercedes's Nico Rosberg believes that his race was "massively compromised" by teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 12, 10:11
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates with a bottle of champagne after winning the F1 Chinese Grand Prix on April 20, 2014
Lewis Hamilton hails "smooth weekend" at Chinese Grand Prix
Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton is pleased with a "smooth weekend" following victory at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 12, 09:24
British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates next to second placed Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg on the podium after the Italian Formula One Grand Prix motor race at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 7, 2014
Result: Lewis Hamilton cruises to Chinese Grand Prix victory
Lewis Hamilton wins his second race of the Formula 1 season in the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 12, 08:44



TeamPoints
1Ferrari102
2Mercedes99
3Red Bull47
4Force India17
5Williams-Mercedes16
6Toro Rosso12
7Haas8
8Renault2
9Sauber0
10McLaren0
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari68
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes61
3Valtteri BottasMercedes38
4Kimi RaikkonenFerrari34
5Max VerstappenRed Bull25
6Daniel RicciardoRed Bull22
7Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes16
8Sergio PerezForce India14
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso10
10Kevin MagnussenHaas4
11Romain GrosjeanHaas4
12Esteban OconForce India3
13Nico HulkenbergRenault2
14Daniil KvyatToro Rosso2
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren0
16Marcus EricssonSauber0
17Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
20Pascal WehrleinSauber0
21Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes0