The complete 2011 Chinese GP review
The Chinese Grand Prix was a cracking race, and one where all those new ingredients: Pirelli's tyres, KERS and moveable rear wings played their part. Look back on the story of the weekend and find out how an event that was Vettel's for the taking became Hamilton's to revel in
A change of venue brought no change in the status quo as Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull was comfortably fastest in the opening practice session in China. In fact, if you went by the times alone, his advantage appeared to have increased as the world champion was more than 2s faster than anyone not driving an RB7. But you shouldn't just go by the times...
Mark Webber was second fastest in the sister drinks company mobile ahead of the two McLarens of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.
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