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Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britai10drives during his practice session for Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes’ perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

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Hamilton sets the pace in Chinese GP practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain chats with his crew inside the garage during the practice session ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes set the fastest practice times again at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though rivals Ferrari and Red Bull may have closed the gap somewhat on Formula One’s runaway leader.

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Ferrari introduces new team principal in Shanghai

Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci, center, watches the monitor during the practice session ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Friday, April 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Ferrari’s new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses — on an overcast day.

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Rosberg expects another tight race in Shanghai

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain adjusts his cap during the press conference ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, although hopefully with a different ending.

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Court rejects Red Bull appeal for Ricciardo

Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey, right, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, second right, attend the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Appeal Court hearing, Paris, Monday, April 14, 2014. The dispute resolution tribunal for motorsport is hearing Red Bull's case against the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Eric Vargiolu, Pool)

PARIS (AP) — Red Bull is “disappointed” but now focused on the upcoming Chinese Grand Prix after a court on Tuesday rejected its appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo at the season-opening race in Australia.

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