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Sights and scenes in Shanghai

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Check out our gallery of the best images from the third round of the 2011 Formula One season in Shanghai, featuring,

Another German gurn.

A Spanish mullet.

A British mouthful.

And more...

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Shanghai welcomes the Formula One circus to China in traditional fashion: with a gaggle of long-legged grid girls.

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Not that everyone's interested - it's a hard life being a Formula One journalist!

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Either the Chinese hosts have put on a typically artistic welcome ceremony, or Ferrari have devised a new strategy to stop the rampant Red Bulls winning another Grand Prix.

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Maybe they'd be better off devising a new haircut for star man Fernando Alonso. No excuses, Fernando - that's a mullet.

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Sebastian Vettel gets the third Grand Prix of 2011 underway from pole position, as he has every single race so far this season.

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Sparks fly as team Lotus's Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen hold off the challenge of Pastor Maldonado's Williams.

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Jaime Alguersuari forgets the number one rule of Formula One racing: four wheels are better than three.

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McLaren's three-stop strategy sees Lewis Hamilton charge past Vettel to take the lead with four laps remaining.

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Vettel's helmet obscured the German's facial expression at that precise moment but, here at Eurosport, we imagine it looked something like this.

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Hamilton takes the chequered flag, and his first Grand Prix victory in eight months.

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Suffice to say, McLaren enjoyed the moment!

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There was a hero's reception for Mark Webber too, after the Aussie put in the drive of the day to steer his Red Bull from 18th on the grid to a podium finish.

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In Malaysia, Jenson Button gave Vettel an eyeful. In China, Hamilton tries to give Webber a mouthful. Where will it end?

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Hamilton laps up the applause from the Red Bull drivers, and moves to within 21 points of Vettel in the driver standings.

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