Chinese Gp

  • Chinese Grand Prix: Hamilton again on pole, Vettel to start third April 19, 2014

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red Bull...
  • Force India to reprimand their drivers for China collission April 16, 2013

    Shanghai: Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta will be reprimanded by Force India for their opening lap collision at the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix here. Both Sutil and Di Resta blamed each other for the incident, without which the Scot could have finished the race higher than eighth. Sutil...
  • Red Bull boss Horner slams conspiracy theories April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: Red Bull boss Christian Horner slammed Formula One conspiracy theorists on Sunday after Mark Webber's Chinese Grand Prix ended with a wheel coming off his car and a penalty for causing a collision. The Australian, barely on speaking terms with world champion team mate Sebastian Vettel after a 'team orders'...
  • Webber and Gutierrez get grid penalties for Bahrain April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: Red Bull's Mark Webber and Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez were handed grid penalties for next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix after Formula One stewards ruled they were to blame for collisions in Sunday's race in China. Webber, who started from the pitlane and then retired when a wheel came off his car...
  • Di Resta secures Force India's maiden points in China April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: Paul di Resta brought his Force India back home in eighth place at the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix here Sunday, getting his team's first points at the Shanghai International Circuit. Fernando Alonso won the race in his Ferrari ahead of Lotus's Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who...
  • Tyre-less Mark Webber draws a nought in Shanghai April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: First no fuel in qualifying, then without a wheel in the race, Mark Webber ended a dismal Chinese Grand Prix weekend with his Red Bull rolling into retirement while a rear tyre bounced down the track on Sunday. Starting from the pitlane after being sent to the back of the...
  • Lewis Hamilton on the mend as tyres take a beating April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton went from sick to quick at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday only to find his tyres were falling apart. The two free practice sessions marked the season debut of Pirelli's quick-wearing soft tyres and, while Ferrari's Felipe Massa and Lotus found them to their liking, Hamilton...
  • Red Bull boss Horner says Vettel knows his place April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Red Bull principal Christian Horner denied on Friday that Sebastian Vettel had weakened the boss's position at the Formula One champions by ignoring orders in Malaysia last month. "Is my leadership undermined? I don't think so," the Briton told reporters at the Chinese Grand Prix, referring to his team's three...
  • Michael Schumacher becomes Mercedes ambassador April 11, 2013

    Shanghai: Mercedes announced a long-term agreement with Michael Schumacher on Thursday for the retired seven times Formula One champion to become an ambassador for their brand focusing on future technology and road safety. "The future interests me much more than the present and past," the German, the most successful grand prix...
  • Formula One remains a tough sell in China April 11, 2013

    When it was added to the calendar nine years ago, the Chinese Grand Prix was supposed to give Formula One a path to a vibrant new market that offered access to millions of racing fans and big name sponsors. It hasn't worked out that way. The race, which takes place this...
  • Force India finish in top 10 in Shanghai practice April 13, 2012

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India had a good outing during the practice sessions for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix on Friday as both their drivers recorded a top-10 timing, with Paul di Resta lapping the eighth-fastest time while Nico Hulkenberg was the ninth-quickest in Shanghai. Di Resta clocked 1:36.966s in the FP2...
  • Hamilton wins Chinese GP, extends title race lead October 20, 2008

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton's win in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday proved to be an anti-climax, leaving the McLaren driver still just short of clinching the 2008 Formula One title. Hamilton led from start to finish in a tepid race of almost no incident, finishing 14.9 seconds ahead of his title...
  • Hamilton takes pole for Chinese Grand Prix October 18, 2008

    Shanghai: McLaren's Lewis Hamilton gave his Formula One title hopes a huge boost when he took pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday with his main rival Felipe Massa of Ferrari qualifying third. The 23-year-old Briton, who could become Formula One's youngest world champion if he wins Sunday's penultimate...
  • Raikkonen wins Chinese GP, Hamilton drops out October 7, 2007

    Shanghai: Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari won the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday as McLaren's Lewis Hamilton missed his chance to clinch the drivers' title by running off the track while entering the pits. Fernando Alonso of McLaren was second with Felipe Massa of Ferrari third. The championship will now go...
  • Williams end worst point drought October 1, 2006

    Shanghai: Former champions Williams scored a point at last on Sunday, Australian Mark Webber finishing eighth in China to end the Formula One team's worst drought in nearly 30 years. "Mark drove a great race in the wet and then in the drying conditions," said technical director Sam Michael. "The variable conditions...
  • Schumi over the moon in China October 1, 2006

    Shanghai: Michael Schumacher was over the moon after a Chinese Grand Prix victory that returned him to the top of Formula One and fuelled his hopes of retiring with an eighth title. With impeccable timing, Sunday's win coinciding with China's mid-Autumn Moon Festival, the Ferrari ace breathed a sigh of...
  • Massa engine swap deals blow to Ferrari September 29, 2006

    Shanghai: Brazilian Felipe Massa will lose 10 places on the Chinese Grand Prix starting grid after an engine change in Friday practice dealt a blow to Ferrari's constructors' title hopes. Ferrari are just three points clear of Formula One champions Renault with three races remaining. "This was not a good...
  • Schumacher has Alonso in his sights September 27, 2006

    Shanghai: Michael Schumacher can cement a remarkable Formula One comeback if he wins Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Lagging behind Renault's Fernando Alonso by 25 points only six races ago, the Ferrari ace is in a position to take the lead in the championship for the first time since his dominant...