Debates and polls
Who was the most impressive driver throughout the Chinese Grand Prix weekend?
See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Chinese Grand Prix.
Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
For your consideration
Here are some of the drivers who impressed me during the Chinese Grand Prix weekend:
Lewis Hamilton – Fought hard for his win with some well judged passes outside of the DRS zone, including on his team mate and the world champion.
Mark Webber – Qualifying was a disaster but he more than made up for it in the race.
Nico Rosberg – Qualified well and deserved better than fifth place.
Felipe Massa – His best outing in a long time despite losing places due to his strategy.
Paul di Resta – Rookie driver continues to impress in qualifying and the race.
Compare all the drivers
Review what happened to each driver over the race weekend and compare their performances with their team mates using the links below:
Red Bull: Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber
McLaren: Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton
Ferrari: Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa
Mercedes: Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher
Renault: Nick Heidfeld and Vitaly Petrov
Williams: Rubens Barrichello and Pastor Maldonado
Force India: Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta
Sauber: Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez
Toro Rosso: Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari
Lotus: Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen
HRT: Narain Karthikeyan and Vitantonio Liuzzi
Virgin: Timo Glock and Jerome d’Ambrosio
Vote for your driver of the weekend
Which driver impressed you the most throughout the Chinese Grand Prix weekend? Cast your vote below and have your say in the comments.
Who was the best driver of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend?
- Sebastian Vettel (1%)
- Mark Webber (48%)
- Lewis Hamilton (42%)
- Jenson Button (0%)
- Fernando Alonso (0%)
- Felipe Massa (2%)
- Michael Schumacher (1%)
- Nico Rosberg (2%)
- Nick Heidfeld (0%)
- Vitaly Petrov (0%)
- Rubens Barrichello (0%)
- Pastor Maldonado (0%)
- Adrian Sutil (0%)
- Paul di Resta (1%)
- Kamui Kobayashi (0%)
- Sergio Perez (0%)
- Sebastien Buemi (0%)
- Jaime Alguersuari (0%)
- Heikki Kovalainen (1%)
- Jarno Trulli (0%)
- Narain Karthikeyan (0%)
- Vitantonio Liuzzi (0%)
- Timo Glock (0%)
- Jerome d'Ambrosio (2%)
Total Voters: 763
Malaysian Grand Prix result
1. Nick Heidfeld (38.4%)
2. Sebastian Vettel (16%)
3. Jenson Button (12.1%)
Rate the Race: Chinese Grand Prix
Don’t forget to cast your vote in the ‘rate the race’ poll as well:
2011 Chinese Grand Prix
- Hamilton: ‘It’s sweeter to win by overtaking’
- 2011 Chinese Grand Prix: complete race weekend review
- Who was the best driver of the Chinese GP weekend?
- McLaren: Button’s pit mistakes almost cost Hamilton
- Red Bull: Poor qualifying gives strategy advantage to Webber
- Ferrari: Montezemolo demands reaction after poor result
- Mercedes: Rosberg beats Ferraris despite fuel worries
- Renault: Points salvaged after poor qualifying
- Sauber: Two penalties in one race for Perez
- Lotus: Kovalainen joins in midfield battle