Lewis Hamilton claimed his first win of F1 2017 in the Chinese GP to join Sebastian Vettel at the summit of the World Championship after the season’s first two races.
A fortnight after suffering a season-opening defeat to Ferrari in Melbourne, Hamilton immaculately led every lap from pole position despite a frantic start to the race on a drying track in Shanghai.
Vettel dropped as low as sixth after losing ground when pitting for slick tyres under an early Virtual Safety Car but overtook team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, along with Red Bull pair Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, to finish second to Hamilton.
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