Hamilton was out a lap too long - Whitmarsh

Hamilton was out a lap too long - Whitmarsh

McLaren F1 boss Martin Whitmarsh admitted his team left Hamilton out on track a lap too long and that pushed his tyres past their limit. The British driver slid off the track as he made his way into the pits and couldn't recover.
Read more…

2007 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix
Full
Compact

  1. Monday 8 October 2007

  2. Hamilton was out a lap too long - Whitmarsh 06:00

    Hamilton was out a lap too long - Whitmarsh

    McLaren F1 boss Martin Whitmarsh admitted his team left Hamilton out on track a lap too long and that pushed his tyres past their limit. The British driver...

    F1
  3. Sunday 7 October 2007

  4. Ferrari celebrates 200th win 13:41

    Ferrari celebrates 200th win

    Kimi Raikkonen secured Ferrari's two hundredth victory from 757 Grand Prix entered in the Formula 1 World Championship. It is Kimi's fifth win with the...

    F1
  5. Hamilton retirement leaves McLaren waiting 13:15

    Hamilton retirement leaves McLaren waiting

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso finished the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai in second place, whilst his team mate Lewis Hamilton retired on lap 31, when he...

    F1
  6. Coulthard scrapes another point for Red Bull 13:11

    Coulthard scrapes another point for Red Bull

    David Coulthard scraped another point for Red Bull Racing, bringing his car home in eighth to move the team to within four points of Williams in the...

    F1
  7. Heidfeld salvages two points, wanted fourth 13:06

    Heidfeld salvages two points, wanted fourth

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team scored two points in an action packed Chinese Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld finished seventh after having been unlucky with the timing...

    F1
  8. Williams misses out on points 12:51

    Williams misses out on points

    Williams had an eventful but ultimately unrewarding Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today, with varying wet weather conditions unfortunately not assisting...

    F1
  9. Button points relief for Honda 12:40

    Button points relief for Honda

    Jenson Button boosted the Honda team's championship tally by four crucial points today when he brought his RA107 home in fifth position in China. He...

    F1
  10. Renault misses out on points 12:34

    Renault misses out on points

    Renault F1 Team endured a tough afternoon today in wet-dry conditions at the 2007 Chinese Grand Prix. Starting from 13th (Heikki Kovalainen) and 18th...

    F1
  11. Spyker hoped for more in China 12:20

    Spyker hoped for more in China

    Spyker's disappointing Chinese Grand Prix weekend came to a similarly frustrating finish today at the Shanghai International Circuit. The heavy typhoon-like...

    F1
  12. Difficult day for Super Aguri 12:12

    Difficult day for Super Aguri

    The Super Aguri team's fighting spirit was challenged once again as the team ensured a difficult race today at the Shanghai International Circuit. The...

    F1
  13. Vettel leads major pay day for Toro Rosso 11:59

    Vettel leads major pay day for Toro Rosso

    Sebastian Vettel led a major pay day for Toro Rosso and made up for the disappointment of his crash in Japan by taking a strong fourth place finish in S...

    F1
  14. Dismal day for Toyota 11:44

    Dismal day for Toyota

    Toyota will leave Shanghai empty-handed following a disappointing afternoon's work at an action-packed Chinese Grand Prix. Toyota had come into Sunday with...

    F1
  15. Alonso - eight points 'a help' 11:02

    Alonso - eight points 'a help'

    Fernando Alonso was in a markedly different mood after finishing second in the Chinese Grand Prix and closing the gap to Lewis Hamilton back down to four...

    F1
  16. Raikkonen win takes title to the wire 10:37

    Raikkonen win takes title to the wire

    Kimi Raikkonen won the Chinese Grand Prix from Fernando Alonso on a day that very much favoured the underdog. The result means the championship goes down to...

    F1
  17. Hamilton - I can still do it 10:32

    Hamilton - I can still do it

    Lewis Hamilton insisted he can still win the championship despite sliding out of the Chinese Grand Prix as he pitted on very worn tyres. Hamilton was...

    F1
  18. 08:50

    Photos: Sunday in Shanghai

    F1
  19. Saturday 6 October 2007

  20. Heavy rain expected on Sunday 13:04

    Heavy rain expected on Sunday

    Weather expects predict heavy rain on Sunday and temperatures dropping down to below 20 degrees Celsius. The weather is being influenced by cold wind from...

    F1
  21. Ferrari happy with second and third 12:36

    Ferrari happy with second and third

    Ferrari just missed out on pole at Shanghai but drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa qualified in second and third places respectively.  "Right from the...

    F1
  22. Hamilton takes advantage at McLaren 12:25

    Hamilton takes advantage at McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2007 Formula 1...

    F1
  23. Button back in top ten for Honda 12:20

    Button back in top ten for Honda

    Jenson Button will start tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix from 10th position after putting in a scintillating performance behind the wheel of his RA107 during...

    F1
  24. Toro Rossos better than expected 12:10

    Toro Rossos better than expected

    Scuderia Toro Rosso enjoyed a better than expected result in qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix with Liuzzi and Vettel ending up eleventh and twelfth on...

    F1
  25. Williams falls behind in qualifying 12:07

    Williams falls behind in qualifying

    Williams endured a difficult qualifying session ahead of tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix with both drivers struggling with car performance and as a...

    F1
  26. 11:59

    Disappointing qualifying for Spyker

    Spyker today had a fairly disappointing Qualifying session at the Shanghai International Circuit. After scoring its first point at last week's Japanese...

    F1
  27. BMW expected more from qualifying 11:52

    BMW expected more from qualifying

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers qualified eighth and ninth in Shanghai for the Chinese Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld, who lost a lot of track time on Friday, was...

    F1
  28. Mixed fortunes for Super Aguri 11:42

    Mixed fortunes for Super Aguri

    It was a day of differing fortunes for Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson. Anthony once again put in a solid Qualifying performance to...

    F1
  29. Strong qualifying result by Red Bull drivers 11:41

    Strong qualifying result by Red Bull drivers

    Both Red Bull drivers made it into the final qualifying round in Shanghai on Saturday. David Coulhard and Mark Webber will start Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix...

    F1
  30. Schumacher qualifies in sixth 11:37

    Schumacher qualifies in sixth

    The Toyota team is already enjoying a much more competitive weekend in Shanghai than it did at the team's home Grand Prix last weekend in Fuji. Ralf...

    F1
  31. Hamilton on course with pole position 10:05

    Hamilton on course with pole position

    McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix from Pole Position. It's the best thing he could do when he wants to win the 2007...

    F1
  32. Raikkonen on top of time sheets again 07:12

    Raikkonen on top of time sheets again

    Kimi Raikkonen continued his strong form in China on Saturday morning. The Ferrari driver was, just like in Friday's free practice sessions, once again the...

    F1
  33. 06:45

    Photos: Saturday in Shanghai

    F1
  34. Friday 5 October 2007

  35. Disappointing start in China for BMW Sauber F1 14:38

    Disappointing start in China for BMW Sauber F1

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team had a disappointing Friday at the start of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend. Robert Kubica was sixth and 14th and was unhappy with the...

    F1
  36. 14:35

    Photos: Friday in Shanghai

    F1
  37. Small problems slow down Renault's day 14:09

    Small problems slow down Renault's day

    The ING Renault F1 Team completed a busy opening day of practice for the 2007 Chinese Grand Prix, in hot and humid conditions today in Shanghai. As is...

    F1
  38. Strong Chinese start for Ferrari 14:01

    Strong Chinese start for Ferrari

    The Ferrari Formula 1 team began their Chinese Grand Prix weekend on top of the timesheets. Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest driver in both free practice...

    F1
  39. Smooth start for Hamilton and Alonso 13:12

    Smooth start for Hamilton and Alonso

    The McLaren team completed Friday's first and second free practice session without any problems. It promises to be a close fight between McLaren and Ferrari...

    F1
  40. Steady start for Spyker 13:06

    Steady start for Spyker

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team had a productive opening day of the Chinese Grand Prix today at the Shanghai International Circuit. Drivers Adrian...

    F1
  41. Williams drivers making progress in Shanghai 13:03

    Williams drivers making progress in Shanghai

    At Williams the team's test driver Kazuki Nakajima enjoyed his return in a Formula 1 car in Friday's first free practice session. Alexander Wurz took over...

    F1
  42. Trouble free start for Super Aguri 11:54

    Trouble free start for Super Aguri

    The Super Aguri team commenced its 2007 Chinese Grand Prix weekend today at the Shanghai International Circuit after departing the Fuji Speedway only four...

    F1
  43. Reasonable first day for Toyoata drivers in China 11:47

    Reasonable first day for Toyoata drivers in China

    The Toyota team travelled to China for Round 16 in the 2007 Formula 1 world championship. Earlier this week the team's driver Ralf Schumacher announced that...

    F1
  44. Raikkonen ends tight final practice on top 10:38

    Raikkonen ends tight final practice on top

    Kimi Raikkonen kept his lead in second practice on Friday afternoon by the narrowest of margins, ending the day with a best lap of 1m36.607s - just 0.006s...

    F1
  45. Raikkonen leads Alonso in first practice 06:32

    Raikkonen leads Alonso in first practice

    First practice for the Chinese Grand Prix was all about the two men still hoping to chase down Lewis Hamilton's lead and win the drivers' championship as...

    F1
  46. Thursday 4 October 2007

  47. Stewards investigating Hamilton for Webber-Vettel crash 13:16

    Stewards investigating Hamilton for Webber-Vettel crash

    McLaren driver and championship leader Lewis Hamilton is under investigation by the race stewards over his behaviour behind the safety car in Sunday's...

    F1
  48. 10:38

    Photos: Thursday in Shanghai

    F1
  49. Wednesday 3 October 2007

  50. Gascoyne: First point a reward for the team 16:10

    Gascoyne: First point a reward for the team

    Spyker Formula One's chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne was very pleased with the team's first point at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. After introducing...

    F1
  51. Alonso focussed on winning in Shanghai and Interlagos 10:37

    Alonso focussed on winning in Shanghai and Interlagos

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso will have to win both the Chinese and Brazilian Grand Prix to get a realistic chance of winning the Formula 1 championship...

    F1
  52. Thursday 13 September 2007

  53. EU ask China to ban tobacco at F1 race 08:00

    EU ask China to ban tobacco at F1 race

    The European Union's heath commissioner has requested the Chinese government to ban tobacco promotions the Chinese Grand Prix in keeping with EU law. The...

    F1
  54. Monday 21 May 2007

  55. Shanghai officials sacked for corruption 10:35

    Shanghai officials sacked for corruption

    Two former top officials and general manager of the Shanghai International Circuit Mr. Co Yu Zhifei were fired after it came clear the men misused city...

    F1