The United Kingdom born driver Lewis Hamilton steered clear of a anarchic start to the Chinese Grand Prix and coasted to win on Sunday, clinching his fifth title in Shanghai.
The Mercedes driver started from pole position and led from beginning to end to taking the 54th race title of his career and Hamilton first of the new Formula One season.
Ferrari’s racer Sebastian Vettel redeemed from a mishap-filled start to finish in second place, 6.2 seconds behind the Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.
Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen enhanced from 16th position on the starting grid to finish third, battling off a fiery challenge from teammate Daniel Ricciardo on the final lap.
“I’m trying to keep the car on the track and look after the tires at the same time, it was definitely really tough,” Hamilton said.