Lewis Hamilton, Britain’s richest sportsperson, is believed to have accepted a pay cut after extending his deal to drive for Mercedes’ F1 team by one season.
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Red Bull stood by their race strategy for the Bahrain Grand Prix after their chance of victory fell into the hands of rivals Mercedes.
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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 said he was confused by race control’s changing policy on enforcing track limits at turn four during the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says his narrow victory over Max Verstappen in Bahrain was “one of the hardest races” he’s had for a while, and will be difficult to repeat.
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.
The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in pictures.
Max Verstappen said Red Bull’s pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix shows Honda have done a “great job” with their new power unit.
Mercedes say their new car is much harder to work with than its predecessor, and tried to make it more forgiving to drive for the first race of the season.
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.
Sergio Perez has put his failure to make it into the final segment of qualifying for his first grand prix with Red Bull down to his inexperience with the car
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen was confident he could find more time on his pole-winning final run in Q3, despite picking up floor damage which cost him around a tenth of a second.