The Ferrari drivers tangled at turn one as the Chinese Grand Prix began. Here’s race day in pictures.
Nico Rosberg starts the Chinese Grand Prix 17 points and 21 places ahead of Lewis Hamilton. How will those gaps look at the end of the race?
Fernando Alonso says he believes both he and Jenson Button had the pace to make the third qualifying session in China, before they were both denied a final attempt.
Sebastian Vettel says he was not happy with his flying lap that left him fourth on the grid after opting to save a set of tyres by making just one run in Q3.
Nico Hulkenberg has been given a three-place grid penalty for tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix after stewards found Force India guilty of an unsafe release from pitlane.
Daniel Ricciardo believes starting second on the grid is an ‘awesome’ and unexpected result for Red Bull Racing after pipping both Ferraris to the front row.
Lewis Hamilton says he’s going to give his all during the Chinese Grand Prix after an engine problem left him doomed to start the race from the back of the grid.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg will start from pole in China, while Lewis Hamilton will start dead last on the grid after an engine problem left him unable to set a time.
Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo share the front row of the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix.
Qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix was stopped after just three minutes following a crash involving Pascal Wehrlein.
Sebastian Vettel set the quickest time in a very wet final practice session in Shanghai in which both Mercedes drivers failed to set a time.
Is Ferrari really a threat to Mercedes in China? Or was Toto Wolff’s claim the red cars are “pushing us very hard” just a bit of positive PR for F1?
F1 teams have not yet found common ground on changes to the sport’s engine rules, leading Red Bull team principal Christian Horner to warn that “nothing will change”.
Valtteri Bottas says he was lucky not to experience the same tyre failures as his team mate during practice.
Fernando Alonso says he can cope with the pain from his injured ribs after returning to action for the first time since his Australian Grand Prix crash.
Jenson Button says the tyre pressures Pirelli is requiring teams to use this weekend are too high.
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff says Ferrari has made a step forward this year which is comparable to the gains they made ahead of last season.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is concerned about the rising weight of Formula One cars.
Ferrari served notice of their potential in the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix by out-pacing both Mercedes drivers.