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Vettel explains mysterious 'we had it' radio remark

Sebastian Vettel has explained the mysterious ‘we had it’ radio remark he made after losing out to Mercedes rivals in qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix a fortnight ago.

Haas facing fundamental tyre warm-up problem with 2019 F1 car

Haas believes its 2019 Formula 1 car has a fundamental problem in not getting its tyres working properly at tracks where there are long straights and low-energy corners.

Kvyat: Stewards know Chinese GP penalty was too harsh

Daniil Kvyat believes the Chinese Grand Prix Formula 1 stewards accepted they were too harsh with his punishment for colliding with McLaren drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris.

Tost urged Albon to be "very aggressive" in Chinese GP

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost told Alexander Albon to be "very aggressive" in the Chinese Grand Prix, in which the rookie drove a "perfect race" en route to 10th.

Russell: Chinese GP rivals passed me "like I'm stood still"

Williams driver George Russell says he felt like he was “stood still” when he found himself racing Formula 1 cars from other teams in the Chinese Grand Prix.

"Highly interested" F1 plans talks over China street race

Formula 1 chiefs plan to meet with government officials from six cities in China this week to see if there is potential to add a street circuit race to the calendar.

Video: Why Mercedes had to change its front wing Chinese GP
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Video: Why Mercedes had to change its front wing

Mercedes may have sealed a one-two victory in Formula 1's Chinese Grand Prix, but there was plenty of intrigue over its front wing update.

Ferrari's early struggles pile pressure on Binotto

After Mercedes claimed a third one-two finish of the 2019 Formula 1 season, pressure is rising at Ferrari. All the teams privately agree that Ferrari won the testing war, but our technical expert says it needs to make good on that potential - and do so fast.

Hamilton: Ferrari "not extracting their full potential"

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton believes the rival Ferrari team has not been "extracting their full potential" in the opening races of the 2019 season.

Chinese GP: Best of team radio

Recall the Chinese Grand Prix with the best radio messages from Formula 1's 1000th race.

Debate: Was it really necessary for Ferrari to issue team orders? Chinese GP
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Debate: Was it really necessary for Ferrari to issue team orders?

Ferrari’s Chinese Grand Prix team orders failed to stop Mercedes claiming a third-straight one-two finish, and sparked debate about how it is handling new recruit Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel.

Leclerc deserved more time before team order - Rosberg

Ex-Mercedes driver and 2016 Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg believes the team order imposed by Ferrari on Charles Leclerc in the Chinese Grand Prix was "harsh".

Mercedes' double-stack pitstop had Bottas "very concerned"

Valtteri Bottas admits he had some concerns about being told to pit on the same lap as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton during the Chinese Grand Prix.

How Ferrari's key weaknesses were exposed in China

Mercedes' emphatic Chinese Grand Prix performance suggests Ferrari's pacesetting form in Bahrain was an outlier, with three key shortcomings on display at Shanghai. Given its rival looks formidable, what hope does Ferrari have of hitting back?

Vasseur had "fingers crossed" for Raikkonen reliability

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team boss Frederic Vasseur admits that he had his fingers crossed during the Chinese GP due to concerns over the reliability of the Ferrari power unit in Kimi Raikkonen's car.

Strategy left Renault with "miserable pace" in China

Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul admits that a one-stop strategy left Daniel Ricciardo showing "miserable pace" during the Chinese Grand Prix.

The full story of Mercedes' China front wing saga

Even before a wheel turned in anger at last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix there was controversy over Mercedes’ new front wing design. But the team made the changes demanded by the FIA and still took a dominant one-two win

Chinese Grand Prix driver ratings

Many drivers caught the eye with strong race day performances in China, but only one earned a perfect score in our rankings - and that person didn't finish anywhere near the podium

"Worst driver of Saturday" Albon pleased by China turnaround

Alex Albon was pleased to be named Formula 1's 'driver of the day' for his Chinese Grand Prix charge from the pitlane, because he was "maybe worst driver" of Saturday.

Tost believes Kvyat penalty was "unjustified"

Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula 1 team principal Franz Tost says that the drive-through penalty handed to Daniil Kvyat in the Chinese GP was "unjustified."

Renault: Hulkenberg problem related to MGU-K change

Nico Hulkenberg’s retirement from the Chinese Grand Prix was caused by an issue related to Renault’s new-spec MGU-K, the team has confirmed.

Kubica feels he has "no race pace" since F1 race return

Williams Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica says he currently has "no race pace" after another difficult day in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

Leclerc: Strategy to hold up Bottas "right thing" for Ferrari

Charles Leclerc says his long second stint in the Chinese Grand Prix was a ploy by Ferrari to try to help his Formula 1 teammate Sebastian Vettel catch Valtteri Bottas.

Ferrari: Team order not intended to benefit Vettel

Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto insists the decision to swap his drivers in the first stint of the Chinese Grand Prix wasn't made to benefit Sebastian Vettel.