Posted April 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday for his first career Formula One victory after starting from pole. Rosberg won by a staggering 20.6 seconds over McLaren's Jenson Button after making just two pits stops and managing to hold off the rest of the field on worn tires. Button's McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton was third, followed by the Red Bull duo of Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel. Vettel, the defending champion, started 11th and at one stage moved up to second, but couldn't hold off Button, Hamilton and Webber in the closing stages.
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