2013 Formula One: Chinese Grand Prix
April 10, 2012 by Marc Jerbs

After two weeks of hiatus, the Asian leg of the 2013 Formula One season resumes with the Chinese Grand Prix. The third grand prix of the season is slated to start from April 12 to 14. Race day will start at 3PM local time on Sunday.

The 56-lap race will be held at the Shanghai International Circuit. Each lap will cover 5.451km of the track and the eventual winner will logged in 305.066km thru the finish line. The fastest lap record was established by Michael Schumacher in 2004 with a time of 1 min 32.238 seconds.

There were two different winners in the first two races. Lotus-Renault led by Kimi Raikkonen won in Australia while defending champion Red Bull Racing-Renault Sebastian Vettel took home the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel leads the driver's standings with 40 points followed by Kimi Raikkonen, Mark Webber, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa. In the Constructor's standings, Red Bull Racing-Renault leads with 66 points followed by Lotus-Renault and Ferrari tied with 40 points.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Sebastian Vettel as the favorite to win the Chinese Grand Prix and register his 2nd win of the season. His main rivals are Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikonnen.

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