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China 2013 - Rate the race // What did you make of this year's Chinese Grand Prix?

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With dry conditions throughout and not a safety car in sight, action during the third race of the season came largely from drivers and their respective machinery. Even the omnipresent pit crews played but a minor role in the shaping of the afternoon's action.

Rate the Chinese GP

Rate the Chinese GP

95 votes

From the opening lap until the last corner there was excitement aplenty in China. Tyres played a significant role throughout, with multiple strategies and even a scheduled stop after lap one. We saw mistakes from rookies and experienced hands alike, before a final sprint to the line settled the podium. What did you make of race day in China?

The story of Sunday afternoon was all about being on the right tyre at the right time and making the allocated rubber go the distance. Rate the passing and the stewarding during round three.

How did overtaking compare to previous Chinese GP's?

88 votes

With Pirelli bringing a tricky soft tyre to race number three, and the FIA continuing to tweak their new DRS implementation, overtaking was in abundance come Sunday afternoon. Previous races in Shanghai have seen plenty of passing, but how did you rate today's implementation?

How did the stewards do in China?

82 votes

With no less than eight drivers called up for yellow flag DRS transgressions, a fine for Red Bull and both Webber and Gutiérrez handed grid drops at the next race, stewards were certainly kept busy. With all they had to contend with, how did you rate regulation enforcers efforts today?

Fernando Alonso won the race, seemingly without trying, while three drivers behind him all finished within 2.5 seconds of each other. Jenson Button was the only man in the top five to make a two stop strategy work and two places behind him Daniel Ricciardo gave Toro Rosso their best finish of the season. Who was your driver of the day around the Shanghai International Circuit?

Who was your driver of the day in China?

  • Fernando Alonso

    36%
  • Kimi Räikkönen

    31%
  • Lewis Hamilton

    9%
  • Sebastian Vettel

    5%
  • Jenson Button

    5%
  • Daniel Ricciardo

    13%
  • Other

    2%

88 votes

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