Nico Rosberg produced another ‘stealth victory’ in China – romping off into the distance as the challenge from his closest rivals fell apart spectacularly.
In the round-up: Ferrari still a competitor – Wolff • Vettel downplays Kvyat incident • Hamilton is still the benchmark – Rosberg
After securing the second podium of his career in China, Daniil Kvyat says that his daring overtaking move on Sebastian Vettel at the first turn ‘paid off with a podium’.
Nico Rosberg has described his Chinese Grand Prix weekend as ‘fantastic’ after securing his third win of the season and sixth consecutive victory.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo says his comeback drive to fourth in the Chinese Grand Prix after an early tyre failure was ‘probably one of the best races of my life’.
Lewis Hamilton says that finishing seventh in the Chinese Grand Prix was ‘not a great finish’ after an eventful race left him fighting back through the field with damage.
Sebastian Vettel described Daniil Kvyat’s move into turn one that resulted in contact between the two Ferrari drivers as “like a torpedo” and “a bit crazy”.
Nico Rosberg extended his perfect start to the 2016 season by comfortably winning the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat.
In the round-up: Hamilton gets second power unit • Alonso believes he is singled out for team radio • Button concerned by ‘dangerous’ pit lane incident
Fernando Alonso says he believes both he and Jenson Button had the pace to make the third qualifying session in China, before they were both denied a final attempt.
Sebastian Vettel says he was not happy with his flying lap that left him fourth on the grid after opting to save a set of tyres by making just one run in Q3.
Nico Hulkenberg has been given a three-place grid penalty for tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix after stewards found Force India guilty of an unsafe release from pitlane.
Daniel Ricciardo believes starting second on the grid is an ‘awesome’ and unexpected result for Red Bull Racing after pipping both Ferraris to the front row.
Lewis Hamilton says he’s going to give his all during the Chinese Grand Prix after an engine problem left him doomed to start the race from the back of the grid.
Nico Rosberg will start from pole in China, while Lewis Hamilton will start dead last on the grid after an engine problem left him unable to set a time.
Sebastian Vettel set the quickest time in a very wet final practice session in Shanghai in which both Mercedes drivers failed to set a time.
McLaren’s improved straight-line speed in Australia shows they have begun to close the gap. As well as changes to Honda’s engine, new fuel is helping them catch up.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he believes the Japanese Super Formula series is his best possible option for this season as he eyes an F1 race seat for 2017.
Jenson Button says that he is anticipating a tough year for teams ahead of Formula One’s record-breaking 21-race calendar for 2016.
Ferrari bounced back from a win-less 2014 to take a trio of victories -each one courtesy of their newest driver.