Join nzherald.co.nz's live blog of the F1 Grand Prix of China. We will have live updates through Saturday night practice as well as live updates of the race on Sunday night.

Can Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel back up his Australian win or will Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes team bounce back? Will Red Bull be able to close the gap to the two leading teams?

Follow all the action live right here over the weekend, with the big race starting at 6.00pm tonight.