Nikita Mazepin’s first-lap retirement was the shortest debut for a rookie in F1 for 19 years. Here’s more stats and facts from the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Yuki Tsunoda were RaceFans’ Star Performers of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Here’s why.
One down, 22 to go: But will F1 hold all its races this year? And why hasn’t Sprint Qualifying been agreed yet? Dieter Rencken brings the inside line from Bahrain.
It took the combined effort of Lewis Hamilton’s peerless racecraft and sharp Mercedes strategy to deny Max Verstppen’s rapid Red Bull victory in Bahrain.
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Mercedes had two significant advantages over Red Bull on race day in Bahrain which allowed them to pursue an aggressive strategy to clinch victory for Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton prevailed in a thrilling scrap with Max Verstappen to win the first race of the 2021 season in Bahrain.
Lewis Hamilton leads the world championship after the opening race of 2021, with a seven-point lead over Max Verstappen.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas.
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The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in pictures.
Max Verstappen has looked quick enough to beat Mercedes all weekend, but with his new team mate only 11th on the grid he’ll have to do it by himself.
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The top five teams are within a second of each other in Bahrain – three more than last year – which suggests 2021 will be a much more competitive season.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen beat the Mercedes pair to pole position for the first race of the 2021 F1 season, despite picking up damage on his Red Bull early in the qualifying session.
Max Verstappen has taken pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Max Verstappen continued his perfect start to the Formula 1 season by completing a hat-trick of practice sessions at the Bahrain Grand Prix as the fastest driver.
F1 is back, and so is Fernando Alonso, who made an eyebrow-raising remark as the new season opened in Bahrain. Dieter Rencken brings more tales from the paddock.
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