Maldonado vs. Button Was The Real Battle Of The Chinese Grand PrixStef Schrader4/12/15 11:20am397EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink If you only concentrated on the winner of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, you'd hate this race. Lewis Hamilton nabbed pole and ran away with the win from there. Yawn. Only Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was anywhere close. No, the real battle was this crazy back-and-forth dogfight for thirteenth place.