Formula One drivers mark 1,000th grand prix with one-off helmets

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"Certainly as a team, we need to give the priority to the team and try to maximize the team's points at the end of the race". "I hope the vehicle will be as good as it was in Bahrain, so that I can continue to go for the results we deserve".

Hosting seven races in its inaugural season, Silverstone held the honour of hosting the first in May 1950 as Farina drove out victorious for Alfa Romeo, in both the British Grand Prix and the championship.

"As I've said in the last three races, overall in a team I think we need a number one and a number two, but I will make sure to change these things as quickly as possible".

Lewis Hamilton took the race victory in Shanghai with team-mate Valtteri Bottas finishing second. Mercedes locked out the front row as they showed a much superior corner speed and used to outpace the Ferraris who were, as expected, much quicker on the straights.

"He won four championships (with Red Bull) and certainly for us he's the driver who has most probability to challenge for the title".

In a nail-biting session, Bottas saw off the five-time world champion by just 0.023 seconds at the Shanghai International Circuit.

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'It's a different season, the competitiveness between the teams is different from a year ago.

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They will now re-examine the rape case to decide whether to resume it before the statute of limitations runs out in August 2020. British Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott said it was right that he should face justice if charges are brought.

The five-time world champion has competed in nearly a quarter of F1's 999 races and, from those 231 starts, he has enjoyed remarkable success, with his 74 wins ranking second only to racing great Michael Schumacher. I'm not happy about it, but it will swing around and it will come back onto others.

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel.

Ecclestone, who is close to Vettel, claimed that the 31-year-old would put his wife, Hanna, and their two young girls before the sport, if he started to feel unloved at Ferrari.

Champions Mercedes have won the first two races of the season one-two but against the odds, with Ferrari looking ominously quick in Bahrain until Leclerc's loss of power. He also vowed to gain revenge the next time he qualifies for a race.

Compared to the previous Bahrain Grand Prix, the cooler temperatures in China this time of year are much kinder on the cars and the crew, although the weather can be quite changeable and rain is often a feature.

Leclerc, 21, started on pole position at Sakhir but fell behind before then overtaking the German, setting the fastest race lap and taking his first F1 podium.

The Red Bull driver, furious that the Frenchman had cost him victory following their crash, was also warned about his future conduct by the FIA.

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