Mercedes-AMG achieved its third consecutive double on the 2019 Formulation 1 World Championship after star driver Lewis Hamilton handed the primary Sunday end line on the Chinese language Grand Prix, which was the 1,000th F1 race.
His teammate Valtteri Bottas crossed the end line 6.5 seconds later in a day that proved to be dominated by Mercedes. Sebastian Vettel of the Ferrari Group completed 13.7 seconds after Hamilton.
The Mercedes drivers began the race in entrance of the grid, Bottas on pole. Hamilton had the perfect begin, nonetheless, and was rapidly within the lead. Behind them had been Vettel and fellow driver Charles Leclerc. Though Leclerc managed the vault on Vettel firstly, at 10 laps of Ferrari, the groups ordered their groups to commerce their positions to see if Vettel would be capable of meet up with the Mercedes drivers.
2019 Chinese language Grand Prix of Formulation 1
Sadly for the Italian staff, Vettel was unable to win any place and Leclerc was folded behind Max Verstappen of Aston Martin Crimson Bull Racing. Verstappen would ultimately take fourth place and Leclerc the fifth.
The very best lap of the day was made by Pierre Gasly, fellow driver Crimson Bull, who completed sixth and claimed a bonus level. Additionally price mentioning is Renault's Danial Ricciardo, who completed the race this season. He completed seventh after managing to retain Sergio Perez from Racing Level. Renault team-mate Nico Hulkenberg was compelled to retire because of automotive issues.
Because of his good efficiency, Hamilton now ranks first within the 2019 drivers' championship with 68 factors. Bottas is second with 62 factors and Verstappen is third with 39 factors. Within the constructors' championship, Mercedes leads with 130 factors towards 73 for Ferrari and 52 for Crimson Bull. The subsequent race on the calendar is the Azerbaijani Grand Prix in a fortnight.
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes-AMG on the 2019 Chinese language Grand Prix
Listed here are the whole outcomes of the Formulation 1 Grand Prix of 2019 :
1) Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG
2) Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes-AMG +6,552 seconds
three) Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari +13,744 seconds
four) Max Verstappen, Aston Martin, pink bull +27.627 seconds
5) Charles Leclerc, Ferrari +31.276 seconds
6) Pierre Gasly, Crimson Bull Racing Aston Martin +89,307 seconds
7) Daniel Ricciardo, Renault +1 spherical
eight) Sergio Perez , Racing Level +1 spherical
9) Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa Romeo +1 spherical
10) Alexander Albon, Toro Rosso +1 spherical
11) Romain Grosjean, Haas +1 spherical
12) Lance Stroll, Race Level +1 Flip
13) Kevin Magnussen, Haas +1 Flip
14) Carlos Sainz, McLaren +1 Tower
15) Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo +1 Tower
16) George Russell, Williams +2 rounds
17) Robert Kubica, Williams +2 rounds
Ret) Norris Lando, McLaren
Ret) Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso
Ret) Nic o Hulkenberg, Renault