McLaren has won the Chinese Grand Prix three times before, but can they score a fourth this weekend?
Mercedes domination continues with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in 1st and 2nd places on podium with a Sahara Force India Sergio Perez in 3rd.
Two seconds per lap separate medium and soft compounds new tyre rules for qualifying in 2014: One extra set in Q3.
Jenson Button: “I’m pleased for Checo. He won’t be with us next year, but he drove a great race today. Well done, mate."
The team hasn’t taken a victory since race at Sao Paulo last year.
Sergio Perez: “I’ll be really hoping to put on a great show for all my Mexican fans”
Button admitted he was surprised to hear of McLaren's decision.
Red Bulls first and second ahead of Mercedes pairing.
Martin Whitmarsh: “After our encouraging performance in India last week, it appears that we’ve been able to carry that momentum forwards to this weekend.
The 2008 World Champion claims the Mercedes factory team will be okay without Ross Brawn.
“It’s going to be a tough race – but that’s why we enjoy this sport”