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)
Review the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.
Review the Chinese Grand Prix Free Practice 3 live blog below.
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.
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Review the Chinese Grand Prix free practice 1 live blog below.
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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.
With the Olympic Games being held in Beijing this year many influential people have used the opportunity afforded by the publicity to attack China’s abysmal human rights record and support for regimes that perpetrate genocide. F1’s had a Chinese Grand Prix since 2004. So are none of F1’s millions of fans bothered about being tainted … Continue reading The Genocide Grand Prix?