GPI 2017 Chinese Grand Prix - Page 111

M SHANGHAI BULL n won the Driver of the Day vote after going from 16th on the grid to third, passing n the opening lap. He also overtook Ricciardo, who said he lost time in the opening ling to keep performance in his front tyres. The team made the right calls when the deployed but are still down on power. Verstappen’s podium was the team’s 100th. AULT e still without a point despite Hulkenberg starting seventh. He made an early pitstop undone by the virtual safety car. The German also incurred a 15 second combined overtaking during the virtual and real safety car periods. Palmer started from the pit itting at the end of the formation lap for supersoft tyres. BER replacing Pascal Wehrlein, crashed into the wall on the pit straight on lap four and t the safety car. The Italian had also crashed in qualifying. Ericsson toiled hard all but finished 15th and a lap behind the leaders. O ROSSO a big gamble as the only driver to start on the slick, supersoft tyres and it paid off, a slow getaway off the grid. He might have done even better without the safety car, sh seventh. Kvyat retired with hydraulic failure. IAMS s sixth on the grid and Stroll 10th but qualifying proved the high point. The 18-year- an retired on the opening lap after spinning off following contact with Perez, bringing ual safety car. Massa lacked grip throughout. GPI