Chinese GP
Apr 18

F1: Ricciardo Fastest In Rainy Final Practice At Chinese GP

Daniel Ricciardo drives during third practice at the Shanghai International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during third practice at the Shanghai International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.

Ricciardo completed his lap around the Shanghai International Circuit in 1 minute, 53.958 seconds, about 0.5 seconds faster than of Williams in second. Lotus driver set the third-fastest time of the morning.

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Apr 18

Ferrari finds some pace in China

Ferrari sits fifth in the constructors' standings entering the Chinese GP. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

sits fifth in the constructors’ standings entering the . (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

topped FP1 and was second to in FP2 in China today as Ferrari showed a marked improvement in form.

While the car’s ultimate lap time may have been flattered by the team’s chosen fuel load, there were nevertheless genuine signs of an upturn.

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Apr 18

Friday practice results: Hamilton fast but frustrated in China

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in second practice on Friday at Shanghai International Circuit in his Mercedes W05. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

was fastest in second practice on Friday at Shanghai International Circuit in his Mercedes W05. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Lewis Hamilton may have been fastest on Friday in China, but the Briton was clearly far from satisfied with the setup of his Mercedes.

At one point he told the team “there’s something wrong with this car.” He’d already had suspension issues in the morning session, which saw him run only nine laps.

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Apr 17

Vettel showcases new Infiniti Q50 in celebrity race

Sebastian Vettel racing the Q50 in downtown Shanghai. (Photo courtesy Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd.)

racing the Q50 in downtown Shanghai. (Photo courtesy Motor Company, Ltd.)

Sebastian Vettel returned to victory lane this week, behind the wheel of the new Infiniti Q50 in a celebrity race in downtown Shanghai.

Chinese movie star Jimmy Lin, snooker player Pan Xiaoting and renowned businessman Yao Jinbo were amongst the names racing Vettel, who emerged victorious in all but one of the five races.

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Apr 17

Sutil waiting for upturn at Sauber

Adrian Sutil has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

has failed to score a single point this season. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Adrian Sutil continues to be frustrated by ’s form, but the German believes there’s light at the end of the tunnel, and that the Swiss car will improve.

Sutil has been suffering relative to his team mate because his extra bodyweight pushes the car/driver combination substantially over the limit.

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