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China 2011 - Race result // Hamilton snatches victory from polesitter Sebastian Vettel

Published by Christine Blachford

Sebastian Vettel started from pole position, and it seemed unlikely that anyone could break his winning streak. His teammate started way down, and although there was a brief stint with Nico Rosberg leading, it looked like it was going Vettel's way. Until just a few laps at the end, that is, when Lewis Hamilton came speeding by and took a great victory for McLaren.

PositionDriverTeamTimeStops
1Lewis HamiltonMcLaren1:36:58.2263
2Sebastian VettelRed Bull+5.12
3Mark WebberRed Bull+7.53
4Jenson ButtonMcLaren+10.03
5Nico RosbergMercedes+13.43
6Felipe MassaFerrari+15.82
7Fernando AlonsoFerrari+30.62
8Michael SchumacherMercedes+31.03
9Vitaly PetrovRenault+57.42
10Kamui KobayashiSauber+63.22
11Paul di RestaForce India+68.72
12Nick HeidfeldRenault+72.72
13Rubens BarrichelloWilliams+90.12
14Sébastien BuemiToro Rosso+90.63
15Adrian SutilForce India+1 Lap3
16Heikki KovalainenLotus+1 Lap2
17Sergio PérezSauber+1 Lap4
18Pastor MaldonadoWilliams+1 Lap3
19Jarno TrulliLotus+1 Lap2
20Jérôme D'AmbrosioVirgin+2 Laps2
21Timo GlockVirgin+2 Laps3
22Tonio LiuzziHRT+2 Laps3
23Narain KarthikeyanHRT+2 Laps1
DNFJaime AlguersuariToro RossoLap 91

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