While Charles Leclerc ended Ferrari’s 910-day wait for a win, China’s first Formula 1 driver Zhou Guanyu scored a point on his debut.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff joked they will ‘take a chainsaw to the rear wing’ to improve its straight-line speed at this weekend’s race in Jeddah.
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Lewis Hamilton says he is adding his mother Carmen Larbalastier’s surname to his name because he wants “both my family’s names” to be remembered.
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Less than 100 days after the last season drew to a close, Formula 1 opened its new season with a spectacular race in Bahrain. Claire Cottingham brought RaceFans readers the news from the track.
Ferrari are convinced Red Bull remain a serious threat for the championship despite their rivals failing to score in the opening race of the season yesterday.
Lando Norris admitted he’s “expecting pain” over the coming races after McLaren struggled to 14th and 15th place in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
Ferrari is poised to sign a new deal for Carlos Sainz Jnr to extend his stay at the team.
Lewis Hamilton says his unexpected podium finish in the Bahrain Grand Prix was down to Mercedes’ hard work, after the Red Bull drivers ahead of him retired with technical problems.
Charles Leclerc rebuffed Max Verstappen on his way to victory in Bahrain, before power unit trouble ruined the world champion’s start to his title defence.
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Though most drivers started on the same compound in Bahrain, they moved onto a range of different strategies, which was set to produce an exciting finish until the Safety Car appeared.
Max Verstappen believes Red Bull could have done a “better job” with their Bahrain Grand Prix strategy, but Christian Horner says the team just lacked pace.
Esteban Ocon apologised to Mick Schumacher after tangling with the Haas driver during the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Formula 1 motorsport director Ross Brawn declared himself satisfied with the first race run under new technical regulations devised by his team.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says seeing both his cars retire within the final three laps of the race was his “worst nightmare”.
Sergio Perez described the Bahrain Grand Prix as a “very low day” for Red Bull after he and Max Verstappen retired from podium places in the closing laps.
Charles Leclerc says Ferrari ‘couldn’t have hoped for a better start’ to the 2022 Formula 1 season after securing a one-two victory in Bahrain.
Lewis Hamilton thanked his team for the reliability of his car after taking an unexpected podium finish in the Bahrain Grand Prix when both Red Bull drivers retired.