Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominated the Chinese Grand Prix to take his first win of the year and move into a share of the championship. Find out the full Race results for all the drivers for the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix on BBC Sport, including who had the fastest laps in. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel had huge smiles after this battle in Shanghai, while Max Verstappen. And the modern track, with its stunning architecture, has achieved its goal of becoming China's gateway to the world of Formula One racing since it debuted on the calendar in F1 bosses appear to have reduced the fee and the new agreement to host an F1 race ran to Hamilton was granted permission to cross the track during the second practice session to greet fans and throw signed caps into the crowd in the grandstands; he used social media to suggest the situation provided an opportunity for new owners to be "proactive and creative". The weather situation did not improve and the second practice session was abandoned altogether. Topics Formula One Key events Show 8. Unfortunately, we are unable to play the video at this time. Bad news for Vettel: S o, Hamilton leads Vettel by 1. After racking up losses year after year, the organisers of the race refused to pay the fee required, reported to be amongst the highest paid to host an F1 race. H amilton extends the gap to 8. He has a 9. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The race was marked by difficulties in Friday practice sessions when weather in Shanghai prevented the medical helicopter from being available and only twenty minutes of running was possible. Hamilton captured his sixth pole position at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday , edging Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by less than two-tenths of a second. A big crash on the start-finish straight - Giovinazzi appears to slip on a wet patch and there's debris everywhere. If Hamilton can stay out, he'll win the race. Chinese GP pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is relishing the challenge of "real racing" against a resurgent Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari in Shanghai. Results Standings Race Calendar Gossip.