Vettel takes pole for Red Bull as F1 champ Lewis Hamilton qualifies ninth for Chinese Grand Prix

REIGNING F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has qualified in ninth place on the grid for tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix. It is the 24-year-old Tewin race ace's best qualification so far this season in his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, which is sporting a new re

REIGNING F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has qualified in ninth place on the grid for tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix.

It is the 24-year-old Tewin race ace's best qualification so far this season in his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, which is sporting a new rear diffuser.

Despite an updated car for this grand prix, his flying lap in the final qualifying session was still somewhat off the pace.

He clocked a time 2.4 seconds slower than Sebastian Vettel, who claimed a first ever pole position for the Red Bull team.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus