Valtteri Bottas will defend his lead from the semi-position at the Grand Prix of China


Finci Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) will begin this Sunday Grand Prix of China, the third championship and the 1000th race in the history of Formula 1, in which the enemy is, the British Lewis Hamilton, he will start next to him from the first line.

The current world leader has covered 5,451 meters of track in Shanghai in one minute, 31 seconds and 547 thousands, only three hundred fewer than the British.

German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) will start this Sunday for the third time before its teammate, Monegasque Charles Leclerc.

The third row will be the Dutch Red Bull Maximum probability (fifth) and French Pierre Gasly (sixth), while in the fourth row will be Australian Renault Daniel Ricciardo seventh and German Nico Hulkenberg (eighth).

The worst qualifying times were for the Danish Haas Kevin Magnussen (ninth) and French Roman Grosjean (tenth), which will be on the fifth line.

Meanwhile, Spanish Carlos Sainz (McLaren) and Mexico Sergio & # 39; Checo & # 39; PĂ©rez (Racing Point) were eliminated in the second round (Q2) qualification and will appear at positions 14 and 12 respectively.


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