In the round-up: Bottas unhappy team “wasted a tyre set” during Q1 • Lundgaard gets second place back after error • Formula E adds more double-header events
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
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.
In the round-up: Perez seeking “natural” handling feel for flying laps in Red Bull • Zhou and Pourchaire claim F2 poles • Porsche commits to Formula E
Lewis Hamilton was third in Friday practice at the Bahrain GP, and says his car has the same rear-end instability as in pre-season testing
Christian Horner has revealed F1’s new budget cap led to job losses among long-serving staff at Red Bull’s Milton Keynes base.
Hiring the engineer who led the development of Mercedes’ championship-dominating power units is not an option for Red Bull’s new F1 engine division, says Helmut Marko.
Which teams left testing feeling positive about their performance, and who has a tough year ahead of them? And does one team still have a trick left up its sleeve?
After their dire campaign last year, did testing for the new season show Ferrari finally have something to smile about? Mattia Binotto thinks so.
Max Verstappen pipped rookie Yuki Tsunoda to the fastest time of pre-season testing by less than a tenth of a second.
Sergio Perez completed his pre-season testing for Red Bull by setting the best time on the morning of the final day.
Mercedes may have set the quickest lap time in testing today, but they are still further away from their 2020 performance than any other team.
Mercedes bounced back from a poor start to testing by setting the quickest lap time so far on the second day in Bahrain.
Daniel Ricciardo topped the morning session for the second day running in Bahrain, while Lewis Hamilton caused a stoppage when he spun his Mercedes.
Mercedes did the fewest laps of any team on the first day of testing, and were further from their 2020 pace than anyone else. How bad was their start to the season?
Max Verstappen was quickest in the opening day of pre-season testing in Bahrain, while the quickest Mercedes was only 10th.
Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on the morning of the first day of testing for the new season, while gearbox trouble delayed Mercedes.
Red Bull’s new RB16B attracted attention from rivals when it appeared for the first time in pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Max Verstappen hopes the arrival of Sergio Perez makes Red Bull more effective rivals to Mercedes, who he expects will remain the team to beat this year.
Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez expressed doubts over Formula 1’s latest plan to introduce sprint races during the upcoming season.