Chinese Grand Prix 2017: Live streaming information, TV listings, F1 race time and qualifying review
The Chinese Grand Prix 2017 is a round of the Formula One World Championship. It is currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit, Jiading, Shanghai, designed by Hermann Tilke.
Race: Chinese Grand Prix 2017
Date: Sunday, 9 April 2017
Time: 2pm SGT/11:30am IST/6am GMT
2017: Heineken Chinese Grand Prix
Chinese Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton raced to his sixth pole in China on Saturday
Hamilton started from pole position and led from beginning to end to capture the 54th race title of his career and his first of the new Formula One season. Ferrari’s Sebastian
The second practice session (FP2) was delayed again due to the medical helicopter being unable to operate which ultimately resulted in the session being cancelled with 15 minutes to go. The medical helicopter was able to take off from the track, but was unable to make the landing at the FIA designated hospital 38 km away from the track.
There was absolutely no running in FP2 which will be a major setback to the drivers and teams in terms of finding the best setup as similar wet conditions are expected for the race on Sunday. The weather forecast predicts it will be dry on Saturday during the third free practice session and qualifying, but it is unlikely to aid teams find the optimal setup for the race.
The third free practice session begins at 5am GMT, while the qualifying session starts at 8am GMT. Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports F1 HD will provide live coverage of both events in the UK.
Qualifying results from Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix 2017
Rain-hit race to test drivers
A lot of focus will also be on the weather in Shanghai tomorrow as a wet race is on the cards. Hamilton has reportedly revealed that he will be ready for a rain-hit race despite not having enough experience with Pirelli’s new wet tyre compounds. Also, the drivers have not got used to driving under such conditions after the cars became leaner and meaner at the start of the new season.