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Soft tyre’s short life poses strategic conundrum 12th April 2013, 14:52

In practice for the Chinese Grand Prix drivers discovered the soft compound is far quicker than the medium but is very much a ‘one-lap tyre’.

2013 Chinese Grand Prix practice in 100 pictures

Pictures from the first day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Win F1 prizes with your 2013 Chinese GP prediction

Can you predict the result of this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix? There’s official F1 games, Pirelli gear, Grand Prix DVDs and more to be won this weekend.

Horner: Vettel and Webber have a “healthy rivalry”

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says his drivers still have a “healthy rivalry” following the row over team orders in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Hamilton: Soft tyre “not right for this circuit”

Lewis Hamilton says the soft tyre is too aggressive for the Shanghai International Circuit.

Massa leads the way in second practice

Felipe Massa put Ferrari on top at the end of Friday’s running in Shanghai.

Live: 2013 Chinese Grand Prix second practice

Follow the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix second practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.

Mercedes comfortably quickest in first practice

Nico Rosberg was comfortably fastest in the first practice session in Shanghai, almost a second quicker than the next non-Mercedes.

Live: 2013 Chinese Grand Prix first practice

Follow the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix first practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.

Unwell Hamilton misses Thursday at the track

In the round-up: Hamilton ill in China ?σΤιΌ?σ Hill criticises Todt over Bahrain ?σΤιΌ?σ Toro Rosso tweak exhausts after retirements