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Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties

Details
DateSunday 19 October 2008
Start time14:00
EventChinese GP
CircuitShanghai
Event FormatRace of 56 laps
Race17 of 18
Championship race802
Circuit
Laps56
Circuit Perimeter5451 m
Race Distance5451 × 56 − 190 = 305.066 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
Track Temperature30°C
Air Temperature27°C
Humidity64%
Wind Speed2.2 m/s (from the North-East)
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers17
Pit stops33
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 22 - 10th Pole Position (Car Number)
Sebastian Vettel - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 18th Fastest Laps in a SeasonForce India (10),
2. Most 9th Place QualificationsJarno Trulli (20)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (805),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (937),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (632),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (228),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (195),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (12.88%),
7. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (158),
8. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (121),
9. Most 10th Fastest LapsWilliams (45),
10. Most 11th Fastest LapsMcLaren (47),
11. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1770),
12. Most Race EntriesRubens Barrichello (270),
13. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (36),
14. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (191),
15. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (206),
16. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a SeasonForce India (14)

Championships
1 Lewis Hamilton 94 
same
2 Felipe Massa 87 
same
3 Robert Kubica 75 
same
4 Kimi Räikkönen 69 
same
5 Nick Heidfeld 60 
same
6 Fernando Alonso 53 
up
7 Heikki Kovalainen 51 
down
8 Sebastian Vettel 30 
same
9 Jarno Trulli 30 
same
10 Timo Glock 22 
up
11 Mark Webber 21 
down
12 Nelson Piquet Jr 19 
same
13 Nico Rosberg 17 
same
14 Rubens Barrichello 11 
same
15 Kazuki Nakajima 9 
same
16 David Coulthard 8 
same
17 Sébastien Bourdais 4 
same
18 Jenson Button 3 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 156 
same
2 McLaren / Mercedes 145 
same
3 BMW / BMW 135 
same
4 Renault / Renault 72 
same
5 Toyota / Toyota 52 
same
6 Toro Rosso / Ferrari 34 
same
7 Red Bull / Renault 29 
same
8 Williams / Toyota 26 
same
9 Honda / Honda 14 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 22Car 22Car 22
EntrantVodafone McLaren MercedesVodafone McLaren MercedesVodafone McLaren Mercedes
DriverLewis HamiltonLewis HamiltonLewis Hamilton
CarMcLaren MP4/23McLaren MP4/23McLaren MP4/23
EngineMercedes FO108VMercedes FO108VMercedes FO108V
Time1:31'57.4031'36.3031'36.325
Speed199.050 km/h203.769 km/h203.723 km/h
Podium
 RecipientTrophy Presented By
WinnerLewis HamiltonMr Yu ZaiqingVice Minister General Administration of Sport of China
2nd PlaceFelipe MassaMs Zhao WenVice Mayor of Shanghai Municipal Government
3rd PlaceKimi RäikkönenYan JianchangDirector General CAMSA
Winning ConstructorMcLaren (represented by Dave Ryan)Mr Wang TianpuPresident China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation


Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties