Chinese GP stats:
100 – This will be the 100th GP for Valtteri Bottas.
11 – Sergio Perez finished 11th no less than four times in the last six years in Shanghai.
11 – In the last eleven years only German and British drivers recorded pole in Shanghai.
9 – Nine years since Red Bull's first win in Formula 1, a 1-2 by Vettel and Webber, recorded in this track. Their only win in the Chinese GP.
8 – This is the first track where Lewis Hamilton climbed on the podium 8 times. This year he added Melbourne to this record.
6 – Mercedes is the only team which recorded 6 poles here. Since 2012 they have been the only polesitters in Shanghai.
5-6-8 – Lewis Hamilton holds the record for Chinese wins (5), poles (6) and podium placements (8).
5 – Mercedes is the most successful team here: last year they recorded their 5th win in Shanghai.
5-5 – Current Ferrari drivers climbed on the podium 5 times here. Raikkonen was the race winner in 2007, Vettel in 2009.
4x3 – Daniel Ricciardo finished fourth three times in the last four years in Shanghai: it's his best result here.
3 – McLaren failed to score points here in the last three years: from 2004 to 2013 they had always scored points in Shanghai, winning three times.
2 – Nico Hulkenberg two years ago recorded here his second, and to date his last, fastest race lap.
1-100 – In 2009 Red Bull recorded here their first win, last year this was their 100th race on the podium.
0 – Last year Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel shared the top spot of the Championship standings after the Chinese GP: they were equal on points.