Chinese Grand Prix - Ferrari front row in Shanghai

14 Apr 2018

Seb on pole, with Kimi alongside him

Shanghai – It was a closely contested qualifying for tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix. At the end of the session, Vettel took his 52nd pole position, the seventh with Scuderia Ferrari, in a time of 1’31”095. Kimi Raikkonen was second in 1’31”182. The two SF71H cars ran the Soft tyres (which they will use for the start tomorrow) and Ultrasofts. Qualifying took place under overcast skies, in cold and windy conditions, but it stayed dry. Tomorrow’s race gets underway at 14h10 local time, 08h10 (CET.)


Pos
Driver
Car
Q1
Q2
Q3
Laps
1
Sebastian
Vettel
Ferrari
1:32.171
1:32.385
1:31.095
15
2
Kimi
Räikkönen
Ferrari
1:32.474
1:32.286
1:31.182
17
3
Valtteri
Bottas
Mercedes
1:32.921
1:32.063
1:31.625
20
4
Lewis
Hamilton
Mercedes
1:33.283
1:31.914
1:31.675
17
5
Max
Verstappen
Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer
1:32.932
1:32.809
1:31.796
12
6
Daniel
Ricciardo
Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer
1:33.877
1:32.688
1:31.948
12
7
Nico
Hulkenberg
Renault
1:33.545
1:32.494
1:32.532
15
8
Sergio
Perez
Force India Mercedes
1:33.464
1:32.931
1:32.758
13
9
Carlos
Sainz
Renault
1:33.315
1:32.970
1:32.819
18
10
Romain
Grosjean
Haas Ferrari
1:33.238
1:32.524
1:32.855
19
11
Kevin
Magnussen
Haas Ferrari
1:33.359
1:32.986
 
13
12
Esteban
Ocon
Force India Mercedes
1:33.585
1:33.057
 
9
13
Fernando
Alonso
McLaren Renault
1:33.428
1:33.232
 
11
14
Stoffel
Vandoorne
McLaren Renault
1:33.824
1:33.505
 
11
15
Brendon
Hartley
Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda
1:34.013
1:33.795
 
15
16
Sergey
Sirotkin
Williams Mercedes
1:34.062
 
 
7
17
Pierre
Gasly
Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda
1:34.101
 
 
9
18
Lance
Stroll
Williams Mercedes
1:34.285
 
 
7
19
Charles
Leclerc
Sauber Ferrari
1:34.454
 
 
9
20
Marcus
Ericsson
Sauber Ferrari
1:34.914
 
 
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