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Fastest laps - Chinese Grand Prix 2017 // Lap times tumble during Chinese race with Hamilton on top

Hamilton snatches the fastest lap of the race in China
Credit: Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton topped the fastest laps timesheet after a fast and furious race in Shanghai. Sebastian Vettel chased the Mercedes to the line and had to settle for the second fastest lap time as well, but the pair were only split by 0.05 seconds. Valtteri Bottas was third. Felipe Massa did a good job in his Williams, whilst the Red Bulls appeared down on pace, despite challenging for a podium.

At the other end of the spectrum, both Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi didn't manage to get a time on the board, as both crashed out of the race early on.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLap
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:35.37844
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:35.42340
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:35.84941
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:36.00342
5Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:36.51150
6Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:36.53155
7Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:36.72231
8Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:36.79136
9Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.03655
10Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.39830
11Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:37.52835
12Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:37.55150
13Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.01536
14Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.18147
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:39.49631
16Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:39.73250
17Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:40.09018
18Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:41.46015