Hamilton sets British record with China pole

Hamilton sets British record with China pole

Lewis Hamilton surpassed Jim Clark's British pole position record by topping Saturday's wet qualifying session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver set a 1:53.860 to comfortably lead Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel, while team-mate Nico Rosberg endured an error-strewn Q3 en route to fourth. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 19 April 2014

  2. Inconsistent handling affecting speed - Räikkönen 14:00

    Inconsistent handling affecting speed - Räikkönen

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen says that the inconsistent handling of the F14T affected his performance during qualifying for the Chinese Grand P...

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  3. Hülkenberg happy after securing Q3 slot 12:00

    Hülkenberg happy after securing Q3 slot

    Nico Hülkenberg says he is happy to be starting the Chinese Grand Prix from within the top ten despite struggling with the balance of his Force India VJM07...

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  4. Ricciardo: I got everything out of the car 10:49

    Ricciardo: I got everything out of the car

    Daniel Ricciardo says that he extracted the maximum from his Red Bull RB10 during a wet qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix. Ricciardo set the second...

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  5. Rosberg confident despite struggling with brakes 09:47

    Rosberg confident despite struggling with brakes

    Nico Rosberg says he remains confident of collecting a strong result at the Chinese Grand Prix despite suffering from a few problems during...

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  6. Grosjean hoped for even higher grid slot 09:43

    Grosjean hoped for even higher grid slot

    Romain Grosjean says he had hoped for even more than his 10th place result in Saturday's qualifying session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Lotus driver,...

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  7. Bottas pleased with wet weather progress 09:37

    Bottas pleased with wet weather progress

    Valtteri Bottas says Williams has made clear progress in terms of wet weather performance after a double Q3 showing at the Chinese Grand Prix. After the...

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  8. Vergne aiming for points after strong qualifying 09:32

    Vergne aiming for points after strong qualifying

    Toro Rosso driver Jean-Éric Vergne says a top ten finish is his target after progressing through to Q3 during qualifying for the Chinese Grand...

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  9. McLaren duo downbeat about car performance 09:27

    McLaren duo downbeat about car performance

    McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen cut downbeat figures after a disappointing qualifying session for the team in the wet in China. Neither...

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  10. Vettel: Ricciardo beating me fair and square 09:22

    Vettel: Ricciardo beating me fair and square

    Sebastian Vettel admits that new Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo is beating him "fair and square" so far this season. Ricciardo was the nearest...

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  11. Hamilton relieved to overcome 'tough' session 09:03

    Hamilton relieved to overcome 'tough' session

    Lewis Hamilton hinted at a feeling of relief after coming out on top in Saturday's rain-affected qualifying session at the Shanghai circuit. The Mercedes...

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  12. Optimistic Alonso eyes Red Bull drivers 08:51

    Optimistic Alonso eyes Red Bull drivers

    Fernando Alonso says he is hoping to be in a position to take the fight to the Red Bull drivers during the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver...

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  13. 08:09

    Chinese Grand Prix: Full qualifying results

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  14. Hamilton sets British record with China pole 08:06

    Hamilton sets British record with China pole

    Lewis Hamilton surpassed Jim Clark's British pole position record by topping Saturday's wet qualifying session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Mercedes...

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  15. 06:47

    Follow qualifying for the Chinese GP!

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  16. 05:04

    Chinese GP: Full Free Practice 3 results

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  17. Ricciardo quickest in rain-hit final practice 05:03

    Ricciardo quickest in rain-hit final practice

    Daniel Ricciardo set the pace during Saturday morning's rain-affected final practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver clocked a time...

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  18. 04:35

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Shanghai

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  19. 03:52

    Follow final practice for the Chinese GP!

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  20. Friday 18 April 2014

  21. Mattiacci thought Ferrari job offer was a joke 13:32

    Mattiacci thought Ferrari job offer was a joke

    Newly appointed Ferrari Team Principal Marco Mattiacci says he thought President Luca di Montezemolo was joking when he gave him the chance to succeed...

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  22. Honda: No plans to supply second team in 2015 11:56

    Honda: No plans to supply second team in 2015

    Honda's Yasuhisa Arai says that the Japanese manufacturer has no plans to supply power units to a second team when they return to the sport next...

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  23. Maldonado accepts blame for pit entry accident 11:45

    Maldonado accepts blame for pit entry accident

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has accepted the blame for a mistake during the second practice session in China which resulted in him making contact with the...

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  24. Alonso encouraged by Ferrari updates 11:40

    Alonso encouraged by Ferrari updates

    Fernando Alonso says that he is encouraged by the upgrades which Ferrari has applied to the F14 T ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. Alonso, who...

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  25. Minor problems hampering Marussia progress 11:27

    Minor problems hampering Marussia progress

    Marussia drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton admitted it was difficult to get into a rhythm during practice for the Chinese Grand Prix after a few...

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  26. Magnussen baffled by McLaren's uncompetitiveness 11:08

    Magnussen baffled by McLaren's uncompetitiveness

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen says he is perplexed by his team's lack of competitiveness in China compared to the opening three rounds of the...

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  27. Pérez targets improvements to balance 11:02

    Pérez targets improvements to balance

    Force India racer Sergio Pérez says he needs to improve the balance of the VJM07 ahead of qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday. Pérez, who f...

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  28. Sutil downbeat after difficult practice session 10:56

    Sutil downbeat after difficult practice session

    Adrian Sutil says that Sauber faces a lot of work in order to improve the C33 and provide the team a with a chance of fighting for points at this weekend's...

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  29. Williams package 'better than in Bahrain' 10:48

    Williams package 'better than in Bahrain'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says that the team has a better package in China than they did at the last round two weeks ago in Bahrain. Bottas, who...

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  30. Vettel still searching for engine improvement 10:30

    Vettel still searching for engine improvement

    Sebastian Vettel says he and Red Bull are still searching for improvements with Renault's new turbocharged power unit. The French manufacturer has...

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  31. Rosberg anticipating battle with Hamilton 10:27

    Rosberg anticipating battle with Hamilton

    Nico Rosberg expects the greatest challenge to his chance of victory at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix to come from Mercedes team-mate Lewis...

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  32. 10:15

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Shanghai

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  33. Hamilton: No discussion with Rosberg 10:03

    Hamilton: No discussion with Rosberg

    Lewis Hamilton has denied taking part in 'clear the air' talks with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. Rosberg said in the run up to the Chinese Grand Prix...

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  34. Hamilton learns little from opening day 09:42

    Hamilton learns little from opening day

    Lewis Hamilton says he learned little from the opening day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, despite setting the pace. The Mercedes driver bounced...

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  35. 09:16

    Video: Maldonado crashes at Shanghai

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  36. 08:33

    Chinese GP: Full Free Practice 2 results

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  37. Hamilton puts Mercedes on top in FP2 08:32

    Hamilton puts Mercedes on top in FP2

    Lewis Hamilton returned Mercedes to the top of the timesheets during second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday afternoon. The Briton delivered a...

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  38. 06:56

    Follow second practice for the Chinese GP!

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  39. 06:52

    Video: A to Z of Formula 1 – Part 5 (R to U)

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  40. 04:33

    Chinese GP: Full Free Practice 1 results

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  41. Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice 04:32

    Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice

    Fernando Alonso set the standard during Friday morning's opening free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver clocked a best time of...

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  42. McLaren running special livery in China 03:31

    McLaren running special livery in China

    McLaren will race with a modified, one-off car livery at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. As it did to celebrate its tie-up with Mobil 1 at the...

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  43. 03:00

    Follow first practice for the Chinese GP!

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  44. 01:30

    Video of the Day: Hamilton's China guide

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  45. Thursday 17 April 2014

  46. 16:00

    Video: Rosberg previews the Chinese GP

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  47. Hamilton tipped to triumph in China 15:07

    Hamilton tipped to triumph in China

    GPUpdate.net readers have backed Lewis Hamilton to claim victory at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. The former World Champion, who came out on top in...

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  48. Vettel targets top five finish at Shanghai 14:31

    Vettel targets top five finish at Shanghai

    Sebastian Vettel says he would see a top five finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as a good result. The German, who won the last nine races of the 2013...

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  49. 14:08

    Video: DJ mixes Formula 1 car noises

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  50. Rosberg set to 'clear the air' with Hamilton 13:43

    Rosberg set to 'clear the air' with Hamilton

    Nico Rosberg has revealed that he plans to clear the air with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, following their...

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  51. Button expects Mercedes to stay dominant 12:57

    Button expects Mercedes to stay dominant

    Jenson Button expects Mercedes to continue its dominance of the 2014 season for the foreseeable future, admitting that it could take "a long time" for any...

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  52. 12:00

    Video: A to Z of Formula 1 – Part 4 (M to Q)

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  53. Räikkönen surprised by Domenicali exit 11:53

    Räikkönen surprised by Domenicali exit

    Kimi Räikkönen says Stefano Domenicali's resignation as Ferrari team boss came as a surprise to him. Domenicali, who had been at the helm of the outfit s...

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