Lewis Hamilton says it’s “incredible” how good Mercedes is this year after taking his third consecutive victory by winning the Chinese Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton might have finished in P1 in China on Sunday, but three was very much the number of the day for the 2008 world champion. Having taken his third pole position of the season on Saturday, the Mercedes driver secured his third win of the season on race day, which also happened to be his third career victory in Shanghai
Such was Lewis Hamilton’s dominance in Sunday’s Chinese GP that even the Mercedes driver admits “I was racing myself”…
Lewis Hamilton claims hat-trick of F1 wins ahead of Mercedes 1-2 in Shanghai.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his third straight victory with an emphatic performance in China on Sunday that moved him to within four points of championship leader and Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. Rosberg fought back from a poor start to finish second, while Fernando Alonso earned Ferrari’s first podium of the season in third, having resisted increasing pressure from Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in the race’s closing stages
Lewis Hamilton has completed the first hat-trick of race victories in his Formula One career, driving untroubled to head a Mercedes one-two at the Chinese Grand Prix and closing in on Nico Rosberg’s Championship lead, whilst Fernando Alonso completed the podium. The 25th win of Hamilton’s career sees him join Mercedes team boss, Niki Lauda and two-time World Champion Briton Jim Clark at eighth in all-time Grand Prix victories. Nico Rosberg still leads the championship, but his lead is down to just four points after the four long haul fly-away races.
Lewis Hamilton said he is struggling to believe just how big Mercedes’ advantage is over the rest of the field after winning his third race in arrow at the Chinese Grand Prix
Brit equals Niki Lauda’s career wins total with 25th triumph and team mate Nico Rosberg follows him home to make it a Mercedes 1-2 in Shanghai
Brit equals Niki Lauda’s career wins total with 25th triumph and team mate Nico Rosberg follows him home to make it a Mercedes 1-2 in Shanghai
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.
It has been a year of firsts thus far for Lewis Hamilton, with his first victories on the circuits in Malaysia and Bahrain. That trend continued here in China on Sunday, when for the first time in his Formula One career he scored a hat-trick and brought his tally of wins equal not just to the great Jim Clark’s at 25, but also to that of his Mercedes boss Niki Lauda.
For the first time in Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One career he has now taken the chequered flag for three consecutive races, even though the one in China caused confusion by being waved prematurely.
Mercedes driver produces another dominant display at Chinese Grand Prix to come home in front of Nico Rosberg and Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton scored a dominant victory at the Chinese Grand Prix, leading the race from start to finish. Nico Rosberg recovered from a difficult start to finish second while Fernando Alonso secured Ferrari's first podium of the season.
Lewis Hamilton recorded a hat-trick of victories and Mercedes one-two finishes at a canter as he led from start to finish at the Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg and Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton has completed a hat-trick of victories for the first time in his F1 career by easing to victory in the Chinese GP ahead of Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Third 1-2 in a row for the Silver Arrows!
Saturday’s FIA post-qualifying press conference with Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) and Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
Nico Rosberg is searching hard for positives after being comprehensively outqualified by Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in China on Saturday.
Mercedes executive director (business) Toto Wolff said Lewis Hamilton was “in a league of his own” during qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix
Mercedes called for Red Bull to be given a suspended three-race ban and six month disqualification as punishment for not adhering to the fuel flow regulations at the Australian Grand Prix
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton admits he starts Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix as strong favourite after qualifying on pole position.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he is not bothered about the race conditions at the Chinese Grand Prix after securing pole position in a rainy qualifying session.
Following the race in Bahrain, Jenson Button said that McLaren could legitimately claim to be the second-quickest team after Mercedes. The Woking team have found the going tough in China however, and in qualifying on Saturday Button could only manage 12th on the grid, while Kevin Magnussen was even further back in 15th. After the session, Magnussen spoke to reporters about a difficult day in Shanghai
The official McLaren Mercedes FP3 and Qualifying Report from the 2014 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix.
Ride on board with Lewis Hamilton as the Mercedes man put his car on pole position at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Having shown “promising” race-pace in Friday’s practices, Daniel Ricciardo reckons Red Bull may be able to challenge Mercedes in China…
Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes’ dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season.
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff hailed Lewis Hamilton as “mega” and “in a league of his own” on the day he made British Formula One history.
Drivers: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing); 3 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing) Q: Lewis, congratulations, your third pole this year. That must have been so difficult with so many difficult and different conditions out there. What sort of satisfaction do you get from that
Sebastian Vettel reckons Red Bull’s qualifying positions make it possible to challenge F1 pacesetters Mercedes in China.
After qualifying second in China Daniel Ricciardo admits Mercedes still has the edge in all conditions over Red Bull but insists it could be all to play for if he can beat Lewis Hamilton off the line
Lewis Hamilton makes it four Mercedes’ poles in as many races as he heads F1 qualifying at the Shanghai International Circuit.
Lewis Hamilton has put himself in the box-seat for a hat-trick of race victories by mastering the wet conditions in Shanghai to take pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix, heading Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. The 34th pole of the Briton’s career, his third of 2014, was thoroughly dominant, as he topped each phase of qualifying with a margin over the Red Bull pair and the sister Mercedes of Nico Rosberg. However, come the top ten shoot-out and Hamilton stepped up a gear, initially holding provisional pole by 6/10ths of a second over the pack as the intermediate tyre ;More…
Mercedes driver goes quickest by 0.595 of a second Red Bull’s Ricciardo joins Briton on front rowLewis Hamilton maintained his brilliant form by finishing in pole position for Sunday’s …
Lewis Hamilton romped to his third pole position of the season with a sublime performance in a rain-drenched qualifying session in Shanghai on Saturday afternoon. The Mercedes star, who now has more poles than any other British driver, was over half a second quicker than Daniel Ricciardo, with the Australian’s Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel pipping the spinning Mercedes of Nico Rosberg to third
Four Renault powered cars will start the Chinese Grand Prix from the top ten. Daniel Ricciardo put the Infiniti Red Bull Racing second, 0.5secs behind pole sitter Lewis Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel qualified in third, splitting the two Mercedes.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claimed his third pole position of the 2014 Formula 1 season by setting the pace in qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix
In difficult wet conditions at Shanghai, Lewis Hamilton once again took pole position for Mercedes AMG, trouncing Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. Nico Rosberg qualified 4th with Fernando Alonso in the leading Ferrari immediately behind in 5th.
Only three races into the season and with their championship scrap already struggling to stay at a simmer the duo couldn’t even agree if they have had clear the air talks
Daniel Ricciardo again showed both his and Red Bull’s liking for wet conditions as the arrival of the forecast rain at the Chinese GP for Practice Three kept Mercedes in the garage for the majority of Saturday morning.
Daniel Ricciardo topped a dull wet final practice session in China as both Mercedes drivers failed to record a time in a bid to preserve tyres for qualifying
The FIA’s International Court of Appeal has revealed that Mercedes requested Red Bull be banned for at least three races over Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix fuel flow issue
Pole for Lewis in China as he breaks the British record!
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Despite a few moans about his car’s performance during Friday practice at Shanghai, the Briton had the fastest time of the day.
Despite a few moans about his car’s performance during Friday practice at Shanghai, the Briton had the fastest time of the day.
British driver can complete first F1 hat-trick in Shanghai ‘I’ve never been in a car that’s ahead of the pack like this is’Lewis Hamilton will be …
McLaren’s Jenson Button believes Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo is the only man who has a shot at beating Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix.
McLaren’s Jenson Button believes Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo is the only man who has a shot at beating Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix.