Nico Rosberg breezes to China win

Updated: April 15, 2012, 6:10 PM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday for his first career Formula One victory, gambling on a two-stop strategy and managing to hold off the rest of the field on worn tires.

Rosberg, who also captured his first pole on Saturday, finished 20.6 seconds ahead of McLaren driver Jenson Button.

"It's an unbelievable feeling," said the 26-year-old German, who was competing in his 111th F1 race. "It's been a long time coming for me, and for the team ...

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