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Race results - Chinese Grand Prix 2016 // Rosberg takes the hat trick after Shanghai race win

Rosberg wins the Chinese Grand Prix
Credit: Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Nico Rosberg's third race win in a row makes him the dominant driver of the 2016 season so far, but the race didn't start off as the German might have hoped. Daniel Ricciardo took an early lead off the line but then suffered a puncture that dropped him back down the table. Sebastian Vettel was distracted by a high-flying Daniil Kvyat that caused an inter-team Ferrari incident, but both Vettel and Kvyat ended up on the podium.

Hamilton had to come back from the rear of the field, and had a difficult afternoon that included picking up damage on the first lap and pitting five times. He still managed to finish seventh ahead of two Toro Rosso drivers.

PositionDriverTeamTimeStops
BestNico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:39.824Lap 48
1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38:53.8912
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari+37.7763
3Daniil KvyatRed Bull Racing+45.9363
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing+52.6883
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari+65.8723
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+75.5112
7Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team+78.2305
8Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso+79.2683
9Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso+84.1273
10Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing+86.1923
11Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+94.2833
12Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda+97.2532
13Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda+101.9903
14Esteban GutiérrezHaas F1 Team+1 lap3
15Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap4
16Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team+1 lap2
17Kevin MagnussenRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap3
18Pascal WehrleinManor Racing MRT+1 lap3
19Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+1 lap4
20Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team+1 lap3
21Rio HaryantoManor Racing MRT+1 lap3
22Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap3