Hamilton was once again in unbeatable form in qualifying as he made it four from four in 2015
Lewis Hamilton continued his perfect score card of pole positions this season, setting the fastest time in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel was the closest competitor and will start from second place, followed by Rosberg and Raikkonen.
Lewis Hamilton displayed a blistering turn of speed to claim a dominant pole position for the Bahrain GP and continue his unbeaten start to qualifying in 2015.
Bernie Ecclestone says it would be great for F1 if Lewis Hamilton swapped the silver of Mercedes for the red of Ferrari.
Lewis Hamilton proved fastest in the final free practice session ahead of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. As Rosberg made a mistake on his qualifying simulation to become third fastest, it is evident that Ferrari is likely to put up a close fight for pole and the race win on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in final practice at the Bahrain GP on Saturday ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
The reigning champion is not concerned about claims he drove too slowly on purpose in China to jeopardise German team-mate’s chances
The German slammed Hamilton for driving too slowly and being selfish following the Chinese GP in which Rosberg finished second
Reigning champion admits he is surprised at how well he has begun the year as negotiations continue over a new Mercedes deal
Formula One star David Coulthard gives his views on the latest talking points of the Formula One season ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix
Renault admit both Red Bulls and both Toro Rossos are at risk of suffering the same failure that ended Max Verstappen’s Chinese GP this weekend in Bahrain.
The two racers finished first and second fastest ahead of Kimi Raikonnen and Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari who finished in third and fourth respectively
Sebastian Vettel says victory is possible in the Bahrain GP, even though Mercedes set the pace as expected in Friday evening’s practice session.
Practice pacesetter Nico Rosberg has described Ferrari’s long-run pace as “very worrying” ahead of a Bahrain GP which appears set to pitch Mercedes into another duel with their growing rivals.
Kimi Raikkonen was handed a reprimand after Bahrain stewards decided that he ‘drove in a potentially dangerous manner’ during second practice on Friday evening.
Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen have been summoned to appear in front of the Bahrain GP stewards following Friday practice.
Nico Rosberg record the fastest lap in the second practice session of the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend. Under artificial light and in much cooler conditions that FP1, Rosberg was faster than team mate Lewis Hamilton.
Nico Rosberg produced a timely timesheet-topping performance to finish ahead of Lewis Hamilton at the end of the opening day of action in Bahrain.
Kimi Raikkonen was fastest in first the first practice session of the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, putting Ferrari on top of the timesheet, ahead of his team mate Vettel. Valtteri Bottas was third fastest.
Kimi Raikkonen has confirmed Ferrari have an option to retain him for 2016 – and admitted he would like to stay on with the team for another season.
Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari 1-2 in a mixed-up opening practice session for the Bahrain GP on Friday.
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Night races have always been particularly enticing to drivers and Esteban Gutierrez is no exception to that rule. “I really like the fact that the Bahrain race is held at night,” Scuderia Ferrari’s third driver told ferrari.com. “Because, not only does it help the drivers, it also helps with the handling of the car"
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Night races have always been particularly enticing to drivers and Esteban Gutierrez is no exception to that rule. “I really like the fact that the Bahrain race is held at night,” Scuderia Ferrari’s third driver told ferrari.com. “Because, not only does it help the drivers, it also helps with the handling of the car".
The German slated his Mercedes team-mate for driving slowly on his way to victory in Shanghai last week and insists he’d do it again
Fernando Alonso has said that, as far as McLaren and Honda are concerned, race weekends will continue amounting to little more than test sessions until next month’s Spanish GP.
The Formula One world champion covered Liu Siying in champagne following his Chinese GP win but has since come in for criticism from anti-sexism groups
German admits he may have given Mercedes team-mate mental edge by calling him selfish, but says he would do same again
Lewis Hamilton has played down the media furore after he was pictured spraying a grid girl with champagne after the Chinese GP, insisting that his actions were caused by “excitement” after his victory.
Nico Rosberg concedes that “maybe” he handed Lewis Hamilton a psychological edge with his comments at the end of the Chinese GP but insists he’d say the same things again.
Sebastian Vettel is optimistic Ferrari can inch closer to Mercedes at the Bahrain GP, although admits beating the world champions remains a tall order.
Nico Rosberg concedes that “maybe” he handed Lewis Hamilton a psychological edge with his comments at the end of the Chinese GP but insists he’d say the same things again.
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Hamilton is reportedly in talks with Mercedes to sign a three-year £90million deal and the Mercedes chief has refuted claims of the Brit’s stubbornness
Romain Grosjean reckons it won’t be until the start of the European season before Lotus know whether they’ll be able to really challenge Williams.
Briton shrugs off the bizarre ‘spraygate’ hullabaloo in China and says he didn’t intend to disrespect or embarrass anyone
Lewis Hamilton insists there are no problems between himself and Nico Rosberg in the wake of their war of words following the Chinese GP.
Liu Siying says she “did not think too much about” being soaked in alcohol by the British Formula 1 champion
“It lasted for only one or two seconds, and I didn’t think too much about it,” Liu Siying told Shanghai Daily
Toto Wolff has denied that Lewis Hamilton has asked for number one status at Mercedes during talks over extending his contract and described the remaining delays as “ping-pong” between lawyers.
Lewis Hamilton has denied asking for number one status at Mercedes – a luxury which he believes both Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have written into their contracts.
It’s taken all of three races, but the first 2015 feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton erupted in the wake of another Mercedes one-two at the Chinese GP.
Full details of race schedule, TV coverage and latest odds ahead of the fourth round of the Formula One season in Bahrain
Frome Flyer reckons the German should keep his mouth shut and just out-drive his world champion Mercedes team-mate as it’s the only way to get under his skin
Nico Rosberg says he heads “to Bahrain with a clean sheet” after putting to bed the events of Shanghai last weekend.
Niki Lauda said fans should expect another instalment of their increasingly bitter rivalry at the next Grand Prix in Bahrain this weekend
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Jolyon Palmer is hoping to prove himself worthy of an F1 race seat by beating Romain Grosjean or Pastor Maldonado during his Practice One outings.
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Appena terminata la gara in Cina, tutti i team della Formula Uno si sono spostati in Bahrain, per la prima doppia trasferta della stagione. Le condizioni meteorologiche che aspettano le squadre sono decisamente diverse da quelle lasciate a Shanghai. “Quella di Sakhir è una pista molto dura sia per le condizioni ambientali – parliamo delle temperature in particolare – che per le caratteristiche tecniche del tracciato.
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No sooner had the race in China ended that all the Formula One teams headed off for Bahrain, for the second part of the first back-to-back of the season. The weather awaiting the teams couldn’t be more different to that left behind in Shanghai. “Sakhir is a very tough track, partly because of the weather, mainly the heat, and also because the circuit is technically demanding,” explains Simone Resta, Scuderia Ferrari’s Chief Designer, talking to ferrari.com