Nico dominates, Lewis battles back on a dramatic afternoon in Shanghai

Driver
Chassis No.
Grid
Result
Fastest Lap
Nico Rosberg
F1 W07 Hybrid/03
P01
P01
1:40.418 (Lap 38)
Lewis Hamilton
F1 W07 Hybrid/01
P22
P07
1:40.662 (Lap 32)
Strategy
Start
Stop 1
Stop 2
Stop 3
Stop 4
Stop 5
No. 6
Soft
Soft (Lap 20)
Medium (Lap 36)
N/A
N/A
N/A
No. 44
Soft
Soft (Lap 01)
SuperSoft (Lap 05)
Soft (Lap 06)
Soft (Lap 21)
Medium (Lap 30)
Weather
Clear, dry, mild
Temperatures
Air: 20.3 – 21.9°C
Track: 37.3 – 45.3°C
  • Nico took his 17th career victory today – his second at the Shanghai International Circuit, four years after sealing his first Formula One win at the same venue

  • Lewis produced a battling drive to finish P7 from the back of the grid – despite incurring significant damage to his car in a first lap incident

  • Today’s result marks the 100th podium finish for the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows in Formula One

  • Nico (75) leads the Drivers’ Championship by 36 points from Lewis (39) in P2

  • MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS (114) lead Ferrari (61) by 53 points in the Constructors’ Championship