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Apr 6

F1: Perez Bounces Back With Superb Third Place In Bahrain

Sergio Perez celebrates on the podium after finishing third in the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez celebrates on the podium after finishing third in the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez earned Force India’s first podium since the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix when he took a superb third place in Bahrain.

The Mexican had to overcome strong challenges from teammate Nico Hulkenberg and the two Williams drivers, and he was chased across the line by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Apr 6

F1: Hamilton Edges Rosberg To Win Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton held off teammate Nico Rosberg to win the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton held off teammate Nico Rosberg to win the Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory by just one second at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.

The two Mercedes were predictably in a different league to their rivals and recorded their second one-two finish in eight days after Hamilton’s victory last weekend in Malaysia.

With no team orders, the two were allowed to race for the lead and there were several close calls when the pair came inches away from colliding, providing a thrilling spectacle under the lights at the Bahrain International Circuit.

Apr 5

F1: Mercedes Quickest In Final Bahrain GP Practice

Lewis Hamilton was quickest in all three Bahrain GP practices. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton was quickest in all three Bahrain GP practices. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continued to dominate the new Formula 1 season by setting the pace in Saturday’s pre-qualifying practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, while World Champion Sebastian Vettel had a rare session-ending spin.

Hamilton, who won last weekend in Malaysia, was quickest with a time of 1 minute, 35.324 seconds at the Bahrain International Circuit, while his teammate and championship leader Rosberg was just one tenth of a second off that pace.

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Feb 28

F1: Perez, Force India Set Pace Again In Bahrain

Sergio Perez was fastest on Day 2 of preseason testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez was fastest on Day 2 of preseason testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

For a second successive day, Sergio Perez topped the times for Force India in Bahrain.

On a day when a lot of teams managed to avoid serious reliability issues, five cars managed to complete over 100 laps, while others enjoyed their best days of the winter thus far. However, it was a less productive day for Lotus and McLaren, with both teams missing out on a lot of running.

Feb 27

F1: Mercedes Teams Lead The Way In Bahrain Test — Day One Recap

Sergio Perez of Mexico and Force India drives during day one of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez of Mexico and Force India drives during day one of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Testing action resumed in Bahrain today with the first day of the third and final session of the winter. It’s the final chance for the teams to gain some knowledge before the cars hit the track in Australia in 15 days.

Overall times meant little today as no one approached the best laps recorded last week, but there was a familiar pattern as the Mercedes teams were at the top of the table, and the Renault teams at the bottom – both in terms of times and laps completed.