Lewis Hamilton leads the championship for the first time this season following his victory at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Chinese Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel has refused to commit his future to Formula One after Bernie Ecclestone suggested the four-time world champion could be ready to throw in the towel.
Lewis Hamilton was beaten to pole position for Formula One’s 1,000th race by Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas provided Mercedes with hope that they will be able to take the fight to Ferrari this weekend after leading the way in practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is not getting caught up in the excitement of Formula One’s 1,000th race as he insisted in China: “I’m here to do one job, and that’s to win.”
The Formula One circus has touched down in China for the third round of the new season.
Lewis Hamilton will start the Chinese Grand Prix with an improbable dream; to win every Formula One race from here until the last round in Abu Dhabi.