How Hamilton fought back to win an amazing race

How Hamilton fought back to win an amazing race

Lewis Hamilton called China one of his best grand prix victories, and given the problems he faced before the start, the muddle with McLaren's first stops and the fact that he had to pass several rivals to win - it's hard to argue. Adam Cooper analyses how the 2008 world champion did it

Roaming the paddock after the Chinese Grand Prix, it was hard to find anyone who hadn't enjoyed the race, although the folk at Ferrari were looking a little downbeat. But just as in Malaysia, everywhere else people were bubbling about what they just witnessed.

Both Charlie Whiting and Martin Brundle agreed that it was one of the best all-dry races they'd seen in years. Martin is thoroughly enjoying his new partnership with David Coulthard in the BBC commentary box, and the timing could not have been better in terms of the show they now have to talk about.

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