Hamilton wins the Chinese GP

By on Sunday, April 9, 2017

Three-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen. It was the Mercedes driver’s 54th career Formula One victory, his first of the season and his fifth at the Shanghai International Circuit. Hamilton’s margin of victory was 6.250 seconds over Scuderia Ferrari’s driver.

Race results:

1.  L. Hamilton Mercedes           1:37:36.160  
2.  S. Vettel Ferrari           +6.250  
3.  M. Verstappen Red Bull           +45.192  
4.  D. Ricciardo Red Bull           +46.035  
5.  K. Raikkonen Ferrari           +48.076  
6.  V. Bottas Mercedes           +48.808  
7.  C. Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso           +1:12.893  
8.  K. Magnussen Haas           +1 Lap  
9.  S. Perez Force India           +1 Lap  
10.  E. Ocon Force India           +1 Lap  
11.  R. Grosjean Haas           +1 Lap  
12.  N. Hulkenberg           Renault           +1 Lap  
13.  J. Palmer Renault           +1 Lap  
14.  F. Massa Williams           +1 Lap  
15.  M. Ericsson Sauber           +1 Lap  
16.  F. Alonso McLaren           +23 Laps  
17.  D. Kvyat Toro Rosso           +38 Laps  
18.  S. Vandoorne McLaren           +39 Laps  
19.  A. Giovinazzi Ferrari           +53 Laps  
20.  L. Stroll Williams           +56 Laps


Drivers' standings

Sebastian Vettel           43

Lewis Hamilton           43

Max Verstappen           25

Valtteri Bottas              23

Kimi Raikkonen           22

Constructors' standings

Mercedes            66

Ferrari                 65

Red Bull              37

Toro Rosso         12

Force India         10

There’s no let-off on the Formula One schedule as the series immediately heads to the Middle East for the Bahrain Grand Prix April 16 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

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