GPI 2017 Chinese Grand Prix - Page 109

M SHANGHAI RARI ed second and was unfortunate to have pitted before the safety car was deployed. ood battle with Ricciardo, banging wheels as he passed the Australian. The ho escaped sanction for lining up out of place on the grid, is tied at the top with Raikkonen, starting fourth, complained repeatedly about his tyres’ performance. CE INDIA now scored points for the last 12 races. Force India have had both cars in the points es in a row. Perez made contact with Stroll at Turn 10 on the opening lap, suffering a He made the right tyre choices after that. Ocon scored for the second race in a row, on lap two when he pitted without stopping due to a misunderstanding. S n scored his first points for his new team, after starting 12th, and their first of the was the Dane’s first top 10 since Singapore with Renault last September. Grosjean h afternoon but with strong overtaking. AREN rop to the bottom of the table. Alonso was up to sixth by lap seven, after starting uffered a driveshaft issue that meant he stopped on lap 34. Vandoorne retired on lap uel problem. CEDES egained the championship lead from Ferrari by a single point. Hamilton’s 54th and fifth in China was also his 106th podium appearance. It was the third grand career. Bottas started third but a slow pitstop and then a spin behind the safety car ting back from 12th. The race was the 150th start for Mercedes GPI