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Race results - Chinese Grand Prix 2017 - Lewis Hamilton wins rain-hit Shanghai race

Max Verstappen chases home a place on the podium
Credit: Getty Images/Red Bull

Hamilton led comfortably from the start of the race until the chequered flag, navigating a couple of safety car periods and a change from wet to dry tyres without faltering. Behind him, there were tense battles between both Ferrari teammates, as well as in the Red Bull camp, with a lot of overtaking to be done. Max Verstappen made up for a disappointing qualifying yesterday, sweeping past almost everyone on the first lap and battling onto the podium by the end of the race.

Meanwhile, it was a tough day for rookies as Stroll crashed out on the first lap, and Giovinazzi suffered another crash in his Sauber. Both McLarens retired from the race, as did Daniil Kvyat in the Toro Rosso.

BestLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:35.378Lap 44
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:37:36.1604
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari+6.2505
3Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing+45.1924
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing+46.0354
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari+48.0764
6Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport+48.8084
7Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso+72.8934
8Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team+1 lap5
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap6
10Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap5
11Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team+1 lap5
12Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap5
13Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team+1 lap4
14Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing+1 lap6
15Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team+1 lap4
DNFFernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaLap 354
DNFDaniil KvyatScuderia Toro RossoLap 204
DNFStoffel VandoorneMcLaren HondaLap 175
DNFAntonio GiovinazziSauber F1 TeamLap 41
DNFLance StrollWilliams Martini RacingLap 10