Which Formula 1 driver made the most of the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend?
It’s time to give your verdict on which driver did the best with the equipment at their disposal over the last three days.
Review how each driver got on below and vote for who impressed you the most at Bahrain International Circuit.
Driver performance summary
|Driver||Started||Gap to team mate (Q)||Laps leading team mate||Pitted||Finished||Gap to team mate (R)|
|Lance Stroll||10th||-0.795s||48/55||2||10th||Not on same lap|
|Sebastian Vettel||20th||+0.795s||7/55||1||15th||Not on same lap|
|Carlos Sainz Jnr||8th||+0.537s||8/56||2||8th||+8.01s|
|Pierre Gasly||5th||-0.69s||3/52||3||17th||Not on same lap|
|Yuki Tsunoda||13th||+0.69s||49/52||2||9th||Not on same lap|
|Kimi Raikkonen||14th||+0.53s||46/55||2||11th||Not on same lap|
|Antonio Giovinazzi||12th||-0.53s||9/55||2||12th||Not on same lap|
|George Russell||15th||-0.62s||49/51||2||14th||Not on same lap|
|Nicholas Latifi||17th||+0.62s||2/51||2||18th||Not on same lap|
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Vote for your Driver of the Weekend
Which driver do you think did the best job throughout the race weekend?
Who got the most out of their car in qualifying and the race? Who put their team mate in the shade?
Cast your vote below and explain why you chose the driver you picked in the comments.
Vote for the best driver of the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix weekend
- No opinion (0%)
- Nicholas Latifi (0%)
- George Russell (0%)
- Nikita Mazepin (1%)
- Mick Schumacher (0%)
- Antonio Giovinazzi (0%)
- Kimi Raikkonen (0%)
- Yuki Tsunoda (6%)
- Pierre Gasly (0%)
- Carlos Sainz Jnr (0%)
- Charles Leclerc (1%)
- Fernando Alonso (1%)
- Esteban Ocon (0%)
- Sebastian Vettel (0%)
- Lance Stroll (0%)
- Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
- Lando Norris (14%)
- Sergio Perez (17%)
- Max Verstappen (17%)
- Valtteri Bottas (0%)
- Lewis Hamilton (43%)
Total Voters: 357
When this poll is closed the result will be displayed instead of the voting form.
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