Nico Rosberg won 2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix

Apr 18, 2016 15:10 IST

Nico RosbergGerman Formula 1 Mercedes Driver Nico Rosberg on 17 April 2016 won 2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai International Circuit.

With this, he made a hat-trick by winning all three Grand Prix that were held in 2016. The other Grand Prix include 2016 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix and 2016 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany stood second and Red Bull’s Daniil Kvyat secured 3rd place where as Lewis Hamilton finished at seven.

List of top 10 finishers in 2016 Chinese Grand Prix

1. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes

2. Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari

3. Daniil Kvyat, Red Bull

4. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull

5. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari

6. Felipe Massa, Williams

7. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes

8. Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso

9. Carlos Sainz, Toro Rosso

10. Valtteri Bottas, Williams

About Shanghai International Circuit

It was designed as the race circuit for the new millennium and the modern track, with its stunning architecture. It achieved its goal of becoming China's gateway to the world of Formula One racing since its debut in 2004.

The 5.4 kilometre racing track is shaped like the Chinese character shang, which stands for high or above. Hermann Tilke and Peter Wahl were the architects of the Circuit.

Other symbols represented in the architecture originate from Chinese history, such as the team buildings arranged like pavilions in a lake to resemble the ancient Yuyan-Garden in Shanghai.

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