Rewind: 2012 Chinese Grand Prix

German Nico Rosberg secured Mercedes' first victory since the 1955 Italian Grand Prix in Shanghai.

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Mercedes and Germany celebrates with Team Principle Ross Brawn and team members after the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Race winner Nico Rosberg (R) of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates with second placed Jenson Button (L) of Great Britain and McLaren and third placed Lewis Hamilton (C) of Great Britain and McLaren on the podium following the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Mercedes and Germany celebrates after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Race winner Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates with team mates including his Team Principal Ross Brawn the pitlane following the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Mercedes and Germany wins the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Norbert Haug (R) of Mercedes Motorsport is congratulated by Herbie Blash of the F.I.A. in parc ferme following the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Jean-Eric Vergne (R) of France and Scuderia Toro Rosso and Heikki Kovalainen (L) of Finland and Caterham drive during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Vitaly Petrov of Russia and Caterham drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives in for a pitstop during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: General view of the pitlane during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Red Bull Racing team wait for one of their drivers in the pitlane during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Williams-Renault driver Bruno Senna (L) of Brazil and Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari drive during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Gu Zhichao/Sports Illustrated China/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Gu Zhichao/Sports Illustrated China/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Gu Zhichao/Sports Illustrated China/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP drives during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Gu Zhichao/Sports Illustrated China/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads the field at the start of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing arrives on the grid before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari walks in the paddock together with his wife Anna Rafaela Bassi before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Jessica Michibata (R), girlfriend of Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren arrives in the paddock with her younger sister Angelica Michibata (L) before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Local dance troupe prepare to perform before the start of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Grid girls attend the drivers parade before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Grid girls attend the drivers parade before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Grid girls attend the drivers parade before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: (L-R) Timo Glock of Germany and Marussia talks with Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP at the drivers parade before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Chinese F1 Grand Prix - Practice

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP signs autographs following practice for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 13, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 15: Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany talks with his Red Bull Racing race engineer Guillaume Rocquelin (L) before the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 15, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Mercedes-AMG driver Nico Rosberg of Germany (C), McLaren-Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (L) and Mercedes-AMG driver Michael Schumacher of Germany (R) celebrate after the qualifying session of Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese models parade through the pits after the third practice session for Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Qualifying

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 14: McLaren driver Jenson Buttons girlfriend Jessica Michibata (R) with her younger sister Angelica Michibata walks in the paddock before qualifying for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

F1 Grand Prix of China - Qualifying

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 14: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren prepares to drive during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Chinese F1 Grand Prix - Previews

SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 12: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing signs autographs for fans during previews to the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 12, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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