16 Apr 2011

Vettel fastest in practice for Chinese Grand Prix

5:23 pm on 16 April 2011

The Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel dominated again in the final practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix, posting another fastest lap for Red Bull ahead of qualifying on Sunday.

The 23-year-old German's aiming for his fifth win in a row and topped all three sessions on a grey morning at the Shanghai circuit while Australian team mate Mark Webber struggled to leave the garage.

Vettel's fastest time was one minute 34.968 seconds, 0.208 quicker than McLaren's 2009 world champion Jenson Button who won in China last season.

McLaren's 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton was third with Mercedes' Nico Rosberg fourth.