Sebastian Vettel intends to help Mick Schumacher prepare for his debut in Formula 1, and said he is sorry his father Michael Schumacher will be unable to watch it.
Lando Norris says George Russell won’t have the full benefit of Mercedes’ usual margin of superiority over the competition around the short Bahrain Outer circuit.
Daniil Kvyat said it was hard to focus on racing again following his involvement in Romain Grosjean’s shocking crash on the first lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Stoffel Vandoorne said he respects Mercedes’ decision to use George Russell as a substitute this weekend but admitted “it hurts” to have missed the chance to return to F1.
Jack Aitken says his F1 debut with Williams this weekend is a “huge opportunity”, and he aims to take advantage of any chance to score the team’s first points of the season.
George Russell says he took 64 phone calls in one day after Toto Wolff told him at 2am that Mercedes wanted him to substitute for Lewis Hamilton.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix.
The barrier Romain Grosjean hit in his spectacular crash during Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix has been replaced and a tyre wall added ahead of this weekend’s second race at the circuit.
No Lewis Hamilton. A huge opportunity for George Russell. Jack Aitken and Pietro Fittipaldi’s debuts. There’s no shortage of talking points for the Sakhir Grand Prix.
The Sakhir Grand Prix will start later in the evening than last week’s race in Bahrain, and gusty conditions are expected on race day.
Lewis Hamilton says he is “devastated” that he will miss out on this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19.
One F1 driver is about to be handed the opportunity to drive the most competitive car on the grid. Who will Mercedes pick as a substitute for Lewis Hamilton?
The session times for the Sakhir Grand Prix are different to last weekend’s race at the same circuit. Here’s when you can catch all the action – plus the Formula 2 finale.
Formula 1 drivers expect a new challenge and a lively race when F1 returns to the Bahrain International Circuit for a second event on its shorter ‘Outer’ circuit next week.