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Qualifying analysis - Hamilton and Red Bull shine in Shanghai rain

Rain affected all three qualifying sessions in China. The blue-marked Pirelli wet tyres were necessary in Q1, but thereafter Q2 and Q3 mainly required the green-marked intermediate rubber, though some elected to gamble on running the blues at times. All the quick times came on the intermediate tyre - and once again it was Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes that led the way. We take a look at how each team fared in Shanghai on Saturday...MercedesLewis Hamilton, 1m 53.860s, P1Nico Rosberg, 1m 55.143s, P4Changes overnight to Hamilton’s car were rendered academic when it rained, but he and Rosberg were happy to sit out FP3 to conserve rubber. Subsequently the Briton dominated each qualifying...
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