Liveblog: Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix - FP1


It's the start of the 1000th Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend! Follow our liveblog down below, for updates on the action in China as the teams get their first taste of the Shanghai International Circuit this season. Free practice one gets underway at 3am UK time. 

Will Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team remain at the top of the pile, or will Ferrari beat their rivals for the first time this season? We'll get the first hints and clues and deliver them to you on the liveblog below. 

1000th Grand Prix

If you've not been living under a rock, you'll have heard about the 1000th Grand Prix. This weekend in China, celebrations will be thrown as the sport clocks up a major milestone. There's already been plenty of nostalgic flashbacks, including this one!