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Vettel says he decided to let Ricciardo pass him 20th April 2014, 11:11

Sebastian Vettel said he decided to let team mate Daniel Ricciardo past after initially resisting an instruction from the Red Bull pit wall for him to move over.

Alonso “very lucky to finish” after contact with Massa

Fernando Alonso said he was fortunate to finish the Chinese Grand Prix after colliding with Felipe Massa at the first corner.

Rosberg didn’t realise his last lap was quicker 19th April 2014, 11:04

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.

The FIA’s verdict rejecting Red Bull’s appeal in full 18th April 2014, 17:33

The FIA’s Court of Appeal rejected Red Bull’s attempt to overturn Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from second place in a hearing on April 14th. Here is the verdict of the court in full.

Maldonado accepts blame for pit crash

Pastor Maldonado admitted his crash on the way into the pits during the second practice session in China was his own mistake.

Lack of titles put Domenicali under pressure – Alonso 17th April 2014, 8:53

Ferrari’s failure to win any championships in the last five seasons combined with the pressure of leading the team led Stefano Domenicali to resign as Ferrari team principal, Fernando Alonso believes.

Caption Competition 48: Kimi Raikkonen 12th April 2014, 11:00

Kimi Raikkonen appears to have left something in the cockpit of his Ferrari – but what? That’s for you to work out in today’s Caption Compeition.