The 5 figures to remember from the Chinese Grand Prix (ultra dominated by Red Bull)

Red Bull (almost) crushed everything in its path this weekend, which earned the Austrian team a further place in history... A look back at the 5 figures to remember from the Grand Prix of China.

Published on 22/04/2024 à 12:15

Yannis Duval

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The 5 figures to remember from the Chinese Grand Prix (ultra dominated by Red Bull)

Red Bull had an almost perfect Grand Prix. ©DPPI

Red Bull in the 100 club

Red Bull has realised his 100th pole position, at the Chinese Grand Prix. She thus joins Ferrari, Mercedes, McLaren, Lotus and Williams in the very closed circle of teams having won at least 100 poles.

Leclerc or Monsieur Constance

Although his last victory dates back to July 10, 2022 (Austrian Grand Prix), this does not prevent Charles Leclerc to always play at the forefront, whatever the race, the weather conditions, etc. When the Monegasque sees the finish line of a race, he never leaves the top 5 and this has been going on since… Spa-Francorchamps 2023, a series of 13 Grands Prix. A consistency to be highlighted…

Racing Bulls see red

During the Chinese Grand Prix, both Racing Bulls had to retire. On relaunch, Daniel Ricciardo was hit by Lance stroll and, a few seconds later, Kevin Magnussen has sent Yuki tsunoda head to tail. Double retirement for Red Bull's little sister, this has not happened since Monza, in 2021.

Max Verstappen, half satisfied

Since the last Chinese Grand Prix, in 2019, there have been a total of 106 Grands Prix. Of these 106 races, Max Verstappen won 53, or half of them. However, the Dutchman will always say that there were 53 others to find…

Mercedes, on her knees

Starting 18th on the grid of the Shanghai circuit, Lewis Hamilton managed to move up to 9th position. For his part, George Russell could not do better than 6th place at the finish. This is the first time that neither Mercedes has finished in the top 5 at the Chinese Grand Prix. Times are tough for the Brackley stable…

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