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ICYMI - Behind the scenes in China

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SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT, CHINA - APRIL 13: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, on his scooter

You can't be watching social media all the time, so let us help you catch up on some moments you may have missed over the China weekend as Formula 1 celebrated the 1000th World Championship event.

Hero's welcome

#TeamLH were out in force at arrivals in Shanghai to welcome their man...

Bulls and Dragons

Meanwhile, Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly were getting a more traditional welcome.

Gasly on the ball

Pierre Gasly also teamed up with football legends Clarence Seedorf, Luis Figo and Xabi Alonso, along with Nico Rosberg, for a game of 'Cuju' - China's ancient version of football.

Hamilton's preferred mode of transport

Lewis Hamilton proved a hard man to catch in China, both for his racing rivals and his social media team, as he showed quite a turn of two-wheel speed in the paddock.

Alfa Romeo provide work experience

Alfa ultimately opted to stick with their regular pit crew for the weekend after this try-out...

Kubica meets his public

Robert Kubica was dishing out merch to his adoring Chinese fans. Let's hope the cap's adjustable...

Frenemies

Their drivers are fierce rivals on track, but Ferrari and Mercedes team principals Mattia Binotto and Toto Wolff still found time for a selfie over the weekend.

Jimmy Lin makes the rounds

Clearly making no bones about who he was supporting, actor Jimmy Lin met up with FIA president Jean Todt in the Ferrari garage.

Carlos Sainz's illegal pass

If you thought F1 drivers were only competitive inside the car...

Looking flash

The FIA F1 Future Stars were resplendent in their funky new overalls ahead of #Race1000.

An iconic pairing

Seeing the Hill helmet colours embedded in a red and gold Lotus made for a pretty special moment at the 1000th World Championship event.

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