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.
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Ferrari served notice of their potential in the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix by out-pacing both Mercedes drivers.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in the first practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. However proceedings were overshadowed by a series of tyre failures which caused two stoppages.
Lewis Hamilton’s penalty means Nico Rosberg has a strong chance of winning his sixth race in a row. But the weather forecast is good news for Red Bull. Here’s the team-by-team preview.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix.
A large band of rain will reach Shanghai late on tomorrow and is likely to create wet conditions for Saturday’s qualifying session.
From the desert of Bahrain Formula One heads to the industrial sprawl of Shanghai for the third round of the world championship, and another track which first appeared on the calendar in 2004.
Don’t miss any of the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix sessions: Here are the times for all of this weekend’s action plus the World Endurance Championship, Formula V8 3.5 and IndyCar.