SHANGHAI - Lewis Hamilton raced to a hat-trick of wins in Sunday's Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, cruising unchallenged to the flag ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg as a dominant Mercedes claimed a third straight one-two finish.
SHANGHAI - Lewis Hamilton nearly backed off while still a lap away from his third win in a row on Sunday after the chequered flag was waved early in a blunder that led to a post-race revision of the results.
SHANGHAI - McLaren endured another tough weekend in China on Sunday with both drivers failing to score points for the second race running and the team tumbling down the Formula One constructors' standings.
SHANGHAI - Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster.
LONDON - Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany this week in a case that threatens to end the Briton's long reign as the commercial boss of the motor sport.
SHANGHAI - Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Woking-based Formula One team but changed his mind.
SHANGHAI - Sebastian Vettel conceded he was struggling to keep up with Daniel Ricciardo after his team mate beat the world champion to lead Red Bull to their best Saturday result this season in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying.