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2014 Chinese GP qualifying team radio transcript 19th April 2014, 18:51

Drivers and their race engineers had to make tough calls about which tyres to use and when during another wet qualifying session. Here’s what was being discussed on the radio.

2014 Chinese Grand Prix Saturday in Tweets

Rain in Shanghai produced another wet qualifying session while Adrian Newey was at Silverstone looking at Mark Webber’s Porsche. Here’s Saturday’s Twitter highlights.

Rosberg, not the Red Bulls, is Hamilton’s main threat

The two Red Bulls start behind Lewis Hamilton on the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix but his team mate in fourth is likely to be his biggest threat.

2014 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix.

Rosberg didn’t realise his last lap was quicker

Nico Rosberg revealed he spun on his last qualifying lap because he mistakenly believed he was not on course to improve his time and took a risk.

Red Bull “closing the gap” to Mercedes – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull are reducing the margin of superiority Mercedes enjoy and may be able to threaten them with their pace in tomorrow’s race.

Hamilton unsure how car will perform in race

Lewis Hamilton admitted he has some doubts about his car’s race performance after taking pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix.

Gear change problem sees Raikkonen go out in Q2

Gear change problems frustrated Kimi Raikkonen’s qualifying session in China and led to him going out in Q2.

Red Bull can’t keep Hamilton from pole in the rain

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth pole position at a rain-hit Shanghai International Circuit after Nico Rosberg made two mistakes at the end of qualifying.

2014 Chinese Grand Prix grid

Lewis Hamilton takes his fourth Chinese Grand Prix pole position ahead of Daniel Ricciardo.