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Who was the best driver of the Chinese GP weekend? 18th April 2011, 19:22

Who was the most impressive driver in the Chinese Grand Prix weekend?

McLaren: Button’s pit mistakes almost cost Hamilton

Hamilton won in Shanghai despite being delayed by his team mate.

Red Bull: Poor qualifying gives strategy advantage to Webber

Poor qualifying left Webber 18th but with lots of unused soft tyres.

Ferrari: Montezemolo demands reaction after poor result

Montezemolo says “this cannot and must not be the team?s level”.

Mercedes: Rosberg beats Ferraris despite fuel worries

Mercedes were the third-fastest team in Shanghai.

Renault: Points salvaged after poor qualifying

The Renaults started tenth and 16th after Petrov’s engine problem in qualifying, but scored points.

Sauber: Two penalties in one race for Perez

Sergio Perez picked up two penalties for collisions during the Chinese Grand Prix.

Lotus: Kovalainen joins in midfield battle

Lotus became the first of the second year teams to beat an established team in a straight fight.

Williams: First finish of 2011 but no points

The two FW33s saw the chequered flag but were almost half a minute outside the points.

Force India: Di Resta stays in front of Sutil

Rookie Paul di Resta continued his impressive start to the year at Shanghai.