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Chinese Grand Prix: Confirmed starting grid after penalties

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Ferrari’s first front row lockout in 12 years for Chinese Grand Prix. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel set a 1:31.095sec at the Shanghai International Circuit in final qualifying ahead of his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas, who was third fastest with his Mercedes teammate and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton fourth.

Red Bull duo of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo took the next two grid spots, The rest of the top ten sees Hulkenberg in the Renault in seventh, the Force India of Perez in eighth, the second Renault driven by Sainz in ninth and Romain Grosjean for Haas in 10th.

* PENALTIES

Car 9 – 5 place grid penalty – Failing to slow for double waved yellow flags – Stewards’ document no. 20

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