Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix weekend.
There was no shortage of signage proclaiming the long-awaited 1,000th world championship race.
Carlos Sainz Jnr
Carlos Sainz Jnr sends up sparks during practice. McLaren were not as competitive in Shanghai as they had been in Bahrain or Melbourne.
Alexander Albon’s huge crash on Saturday gouged a hole in the side of his Toro Rosso STR14. Remarkably, he took his repaired car from the pits to the points on race day.
Valtteri Bottas saw off team mate Lewis Hamilton and the rest to take pole position.
The struggle goes on at Williams but Robert Kubica continues to persevere with the unco-operative FW42.
Lewis Hamilton snatched the lead from Bottas at the start and was never seriously challenged from that moment on.
Mercedes ‘double stacked’ Hamilton and Bottas on their way to their third one-two of 2019.
Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen beat one Ferrari and tried to pass the other, but Sebastian Veettel reversed the move.
Hamilton signals how many races he’s won this year.
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