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Formula 1: Charles Leclerc wins Bahrain Grand Prix as Max Verstappen retires near the end
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Formula 1: Charles Leclerc wins Bahrain Grand Prix as Max Verstappen retires near the end

Verstappen’s title defense turned into a nightmare when the Red Bull star retired near the end of the Bahrain Grand Prix allowing Ferrari to clinch a 1-2 finish with Charles Leclerc winning ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz Jr.

Formula 1: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc on pole for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
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Formula 1: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc on pole for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix

Leclerc was 0.123 seconds faster than Red Bull's Verstappen while Carlos Sainz will start third on the grid in the second Ferrari.

Formula 1: Max Verstappen tops final Bahrain Grand Prix practice with Lewis Hamilton sixth
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Formula 1: Max Verstappen tops final Bahrain Grand Prix practice with Lewis Hamilton sixth

Verstappen's time of 1min 32.544sec was 0.096sec quicker than Charles Leclerc's Ferrari, while Sergio Perez took third in the second Red Bull ahead of qualifying at 1500 GMT

Formula 1 2022: Downcast Lewis Hamilton writes off chances of opening day win
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Formula 1 2022: Downcast Lewis Hamilton writes off chances of opening day win

Lewis Hamilton finished ninth in practice on Friday ahead of the weekend's season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.

Formula 1 2021: Bahrain GP race director clarifies ruling for Max Verstappen penalty
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Formula 1 2021: Bahrain GP race director clarifies ruling for Max Verstappen penalty

Masi, who denied all claims of inconsistency, pointed out the Red Bull driver was asked to hand back the race lead because he 'gained an advantage' in running off track, not only because he had crossed the white lines

Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton fights off persistent Max Verstappen to win season-opening Bahrain GP
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Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton fights off persistent Max Verstappen to win season-opening Bahrain GP

Mercedes star Hamilton edged out pole-sitter Max Verstappen in his Red Bull, with Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes rounding out the podium.

Formula 2: Jehan Daruvala kicks off campaign with impressive performance in Bahrain
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Formula 2: Jehan Daruvala kicks off campaign with impressive performance in Bahrain

Jehan showed his mettle in the second race too, climbing from 11th to fourth after a brilliant run, but missed a second straight podium finish by a whisker.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel demoted to last place on grid for yellow flag violation
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Bahrain Grand Prix: Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel demoted to last place on grid for yellow flag violation

Vettel picked up a grid penalty from race stewards for failing to slow down when yellow flags were deployed during his final Q1 run, related to incidents involving Nikita Mazepin's Haas and the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz

Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton claims rule changes designed to 'peg us back' after Bahrain GP qualifying
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Formula 1 2021: Lewis Hamilton claims rule changes designed to 'peg us back' after Bahrain GP qualifying

The defending seven-time champion, bidding this year for an unprecedented eighth drivers' title, said it was "no secret" that the revised aerodynamic regulations were introduced to hold Mercedes back.

Formula 1 2021: Sebastian Vettel 'upset and angry' after lowly finish on Aston Martin debut
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Formula 1 2021: Sebastian Vettel 'upset and angry' after lowly finish on Aston Martin debut

The four-time world champion Vettel, who joined the Aston Villa team this year after leaving Ferrari, failed to make the cut from Q1 and struggled to make an impression.

Formula 1 2021: Max Verstappen claims pole for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
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Formula 1 2021: Max Verstappen claims pole for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix

Verstappen earned his fourth career pole to deny Hamilton his 99th, edging out the world champion by .39 seconds on his final attempt.

Formula 1 2021: Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff predicts 'dog fight' in Bahrain
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Formula 1 2021: Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff predicts 'dog fight' in Bahrain

Defending seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton was only third in hot, dry and windy conditions at the Bahrain International Circuit on Friday, beaten by both Max Vertstappen and Lando Norris

Formula 1 2021: 'It was alright,’ says Max Verstappen after topping Friday’s practice sessions ahead of Bahrain GP
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Formula 1 2021: 'It was alright,’ says Max Verstappen after topping Friday’s practice sessions ahead of Bahrain GP

The Red Bull driver outpaced nearest rival Norris, in his Mercedes-powered McLaren, by 0.095 seconds and Hamilton by slightly more than two-thirds.

Formula 1 2021: Max Verstappen leads first practice for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
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Formula 1 2021: Max Verstappen leads first practice for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix

The Red Bull driver was .298 seconds ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and .503 clear of McLaren's Lando Norris.

Formula 1 2021: Looking forward to being in the car and kicking off the season, says Fernando Alonso
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Formula 1 2021: Looking forward to being in the car and kicking off the season, says Fernando Alonso

Alonso needed less than two weeks to get back to preparing for his season with Alpine, the rebranded Renault team where the Spaniard won his two F1 titles in 2005 and 2006.

Formula 1 2021: 'Don't feel like this is the end', Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton refutes retirement talks
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Formula 1 2021: 'Don't feel like this is the end', Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton refutes retirement talks

Hamilton spoke in an upbeat way about his and the sport's future ahead of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir.

Formula 1 2021: Baby-faced Yuki Tsunoda ready for big league, hopes for memorable debut in Bahrain
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Formula 1 2021: Baby-faced Yuki Tsunoda ready for big league, hopes for memorable debut in Bahrain

He's the baby-faced rookie whose legs are so short his car needs special pedals, but don't think Yuki Tsunoda is just along for the ride in his Formula One debut.

Formula 1 2021: Mick Schumacher primed for generational leap as Bahrain debut awaits
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Formula 1 2021: Mick Schumacher primed for generational leap as Bahrain debut awaits

Mick’s debut comes exactly 30 years after his father made his Formula 1 debut. The youngster will race for the Haas F1 Team alongside another rookie, Nikita Mazepin.

Formula 1: Important safety lessons learnt from Romain Grosjean's horrific crash, says FIA chief Jean Todt
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Formula 1: Important safety lessons learnt from Romain Grosjean's horrific crash, says FIA chief Jean Todt

The Frenchman narrowly escaped death when his Haas car burst into flames after it crashed into a barrier at 220km/h on the first lap at the Sakhir circuit on 29 November.

Mick Schumacher proud to follow in father Michael's Formula 1 footsteps
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Mick Schumacher proud to follow in father Michael's Formula 1 footsteps

It will be the first time a member of the Schumacher family has been involved directly in a Formula One race since Michael retired in 2012 and 30 years after the German great's impressive debut for the Jordan team at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix.