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Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton answered his critics today with a storming victory in the Chinese Grand Prix, chasing down and overcoming championship leader Sebastian Vettel in dramatic style.

On Friday the McLaren driver had dropped a thinly-veiled hint that he would likely move on at the end of the season if improvements in the team and car weren’t forthcoming, but this morning showed his class behind the wheel, and then displayed his satisfaction with the way the team performed.

‘I think today the strategy that we came up with definitely helped,' said Hamilton. 'The pit stops were fantastic. The car felt great and I was trying to nurse my tyres while picking up pace.

‘It was one of the best races I've experienced. It feels amazing to be able to bring home a victory for the guys in the factory.’

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