In what was an iconic F1 race in Shanghai, Lewis Hamilton cruised to make it a memorable win as he secured his 6th Chinese Grand prix title.
The Mercedes driver celebrated the grand achievement of Formula One completing its 1000th race in immaculate fashion. The British driver helped Mercedes win their third consecutive one-two, the first time a team has opened a season so strongly.
Lewis Hamilton won the race after getting past his team mateValterri Bottas after the first lap itself. The defending champion led from the start and eventually made it to his 75th career win with a timing of 1:32:06.350, while Bottas finished with a (+6.552s).
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari finished third (+13.744s) ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen (+27.627s) and Charles Leclerc of Ferrari (+31.276s).
After three races, the 34-year old sits on top of the F1 leader board, with the next race due in Baku, Azerbaijan on 28th April. Mercedes too is having a gala time, it has won the first three races - two for Hamilton and one for Bottas - despite early hints this season that Ferrari had more flat-out speed.
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