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Apr 6

Bahrain Grand Prix Notebook: Mercedes Sweeps Weekend

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton Savors Fabulous Bahrain GP Win

Lewis Hamilton called his brilliant Bahrain GP win one of the best of his career after he just managed to outfox teammate Nico Rosberg.

Hamilton snuck past the pole man at the start, and survived a series of attacks from Rosberg, who was handed a second chance when the safety car cut the gap before the final sprint to the flag.

Apr 4

F1: Bahrain GP Notebook – Mercedes Leads Ferrari After Opening Day

Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton On Top As Action Kicks Off In Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton continued where he left off in Malaysia by dominating the first day of practice in Bahrain.

Hamilton headed teammate Nico Rosberg in both sessions, by margins of 0.231s and 0.365s respectively.

“Generally the car has been feeling good this weekend,” said Hamilton. “We’ve just been trying to get a feeling for the tires, the soft tire is quite a lot better than the tires we’ve been using, so quite a big difference. There’s lots to learn.

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Mar 29

F1: Mercedes Dominates Free Practice Sessions In Malaysia

Nico Rosberg drives during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nico Rosberg drives during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes drivers set the two fastest times in Saturday’s pre-qualifying practice session at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix, showing they are the team to beat again for pole position and in Sunday’s race.

Nico Rosberg, who won the season-opener in Australia, led the way with a time of 1 minute, 39.008 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, a quarter of a second ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

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Mar 27

Ferrari can still challenge for title, says Alonso

Fernando Alonso leading teammate Kimi Raikkonen at the Australian GP. (Photo:  Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso leading teammate Kimi Raikkonen at the Australian GP. (Photo: Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso says that Ferrari can still fight for the World Championship this year, despite the impressive form shown by rivals in Australia.

In recent years, Alonso has had to fight with what was often the third or fourth best car in the field, but this time he sees the possibility to catch up.

Mar 19

F1: Ferrari Performance Not Acceptable, Says Technical Director

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso (right) leads teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso (right) leads teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari technical director James Allison has described the team’s form in Australia as “not acceptable,” and says that straightline speed and braking stability are among the key areas for improvement.

Fernando Alonso finished 35 seconds behind winner Nico Rosberg, who is assumed by most observers to have had a lot in hand.