The Chinese GP preview

The Chinese GP preview

The first three wins have been shared around and things are pretty even in the championship. It's about time someone emerged from the pack and grabbed hold of Formula 1 2010 with both hands. Edd Straw explains why China is the place for it

Three races in and still no one team or driver has taken the initiative in the championship. Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull have all won races, while the drivers' championship leader, Felipe Massa, has yet to win in a season that is still to find its shape.

Red Bull's one-two finish in Malaysia two weeks ago confirmed that, pace-wise, it is the one to beat, but we've yet to see a balls-out battle for victory be played out in full. Hopefully, the seventh Chinese Grand Prix will produce that, and in doing so will tell us just how much work the rest have to do to catch Red Bull heading into the start of the European season.

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