Saturday night fever: Pre-race report

Saturday night fever: Pre-race report

Once again rain threatens to throw things wide open in China on Sunday, as Adam Cooper analyses the action from Shanghai so far and assesses Sebastian Vettel's chances of making it two-from-two

Bernie Ecclestone must have said a few prayers after the sport took a slagging in the aftermath of the dismal Bahrain Grand Prix. For a third race running Mother Nature looks set to play a part in how a race unfolds, and we could get a show that puts any concerns about the 2010 rules to the back of everyone's minds.

After the early race shower in Australia and the soggy qualifying session in Malaysia we are almost certainly in for a wet afternoon in Shanghai on Sunday. How wet it will be, and how mixed the conditions are, is as hard to judge as when any of those in the F1 paddock will make it out of China this week.

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