Hamilton wins in China, Vettel second

Hamilton crossed the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Vettel, the winner of last month’s season-opening race in Australia.

Lewis Hamilton. Picture: AFP.

BEIJING – Lewis Hamilton took victory for Mercedes in Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in second and Max Verstappen of Red Bull taking third.

Hamilton crossed the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Vettel, the winner of last month’s season-opening race in Australia.

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