How did Ferrari manage the position switch between Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa? Why did Mark Webber’s charge to the front go wrong? A look at the lap times from the Chinese Grand Prix explains how it all unfolded.
Strange coincidences between Lewis Hamilton and Rubens Barrichello, rotten luck for Adrian Sutil, and a championship hanging in the balance. Here are the stats and facts from the Chinese Grand Prix.
Look back on the highlights of the Chinese Grand Prix with this gallery of 30 high-resolution images from Shanghai.
Sixth not good enough for Kubica
Why I think team orders move was legal
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Chinese Grand Prix and heads into the final race of 2008 with a strong chance of claiming the title that eluded him last year.
Hamilton has seven-point lead
Lewis Hamilton wins in Shanghai
What did you think of the Chinese Grand Prix? Rate and discuss the race below:
With a very similar top five on the grid, will we see a repeat of the Fuji chaos at the first corner at Shanghai? Lewis Hamilton is on pole position but he has title rival Felipe Massa starting in his wheeltracks and the second Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen alongside him. The presence of Fernando Alonso … Continue reading Chinese GP: thoughts on the start
Penalties for Webber and Heidfeld
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix after leading every practice and qualifying session in Shanghai bar one. But with Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa and the ‘third Ferrari’ of Fernando Alonso right behind him he will be under huge pressure at the start. Meanwhile Robert Kubica failed to qualifying inside the top … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton on pole in China (2008 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying)
Shanghai has been a Ferrari stronghold since it arrived on the F1 calendar four years ago. With fairly cool but dry weather expected this weekend and Bridgestone bringing their harder compound tyres, I think we’ll see McLaren score their first win in China this weekend.
Hamilton and Ferrari can claim titles
Journeyer reviews the history of the Chinese Grand Prix – all four years of it… The Shanghai International Circuit looks a rather bland circuit. Sure, it has a big paddock and great hospitality areas, but the track itself is a Shang-shaped Tilkedrome. But the Chinese Grand Prix has been an entertaining addition to the calendar. … Continue reading Chinese Grand Prix history 2004-2007
China F1 preview from Red Bulletin
Ferrari has an enviable record at the home of the Chinese Grand Prix: 2004 winner: Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari 2005 winner: Fernando Alonso, Renault 2006 winner: Michael Schumacher, Ferrari 2007 winner: Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari On the face of it, Ferrari will be the team to beat this weekend, which is good news for Felipe Massa’s title … Continue reading Shanghai: Ferrari’s stomping ground (2008 Chinese Grand Prix preview)
The weather forecast for the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend is for a largely dry event. There’s a small chance of rain on race day, and air temperatures will be in the mid to low 20s (Celsius). Details and links below.