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Race Centre Formula 1
China / Round 2
Session
1st Free practice
2nd Free practice
3rd Free practice
1st Qualifying
2nd Qualifying
3rd Qualifying
Race
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  • Circuit: Shanghai
  • Race: 56 laps / 305.066 km
Australia / 26 Mar
Pos Driver Team
1 Vettel Ferrari
2 Hamilton Mercedes
3 Bottas Mercedes
4 Raikkonen Ferrari
5 Verstappen Red Bull/Renault
6 Massa Williams/Mercedes
7 Perez Force India/Mercedes
8 Sainz Toro Rosso/Renault
9 Kvyat Toro Rosso/Renault
10 Ocon Force India/Mercedes
Standings / After 1 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Sebastian Vettel 25
2 Lewis Hamilton 18
3 Valtteri Bottas 15
4 Kimi Raikkonen 12
5 Max Verstappen 10
6 Felipe Massa 8
7 Sergio Perez 6
8 Carlos Sainz 4
9 Daniil Kvyat 2
10 Esteban Ocon 1
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