Bahrain Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton pips Daniel Ricciardo for pole for Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix thriller for Mercedes

Second win in a row: Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a duel with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles.

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Mercedes duo set for tense battle for F1 supremacy

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Peter McKay Yes, the Bahrain Grand Prix was an interesting, at times exciting, motor race with standout performances from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who fought ferociously though fairly to their...

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Ricciardo grid penalty too harsh: Vettel

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel believes the 10-place grid penalty handed to teammate Daniel Ricciardo for this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix is too harsh.

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Daniel Ricciardo handed 10 place grid penalty after 'unsafe' Malaysian Grand Prix pit exit

Daniel Ricciardo

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix following a pit stop error that led to his retirement from the race in Malaysia.

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Michael Schumacher showing signs of consciousness

Coma: Michael Schumacher.

John Burns Michael Schumacher has "moments of consciousness and awakening", his spokeswoman said on Friday, months after the formula one legend plunged into a coma after a devastating ski accident in France.

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Ricciardo out-paces Vettel, Rosberg takes pole in Bahrain

Daniel Ricciardo.

Daniel Ricciardo's roller-coaster formula one season continues as he qualifies third fastest for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Hamilton wins, Ricciardo 4th in Bahrain F1

Australian Daniel Ricciardo overcame a 10-place grid penalty to narrowly miss a podium finish as Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a thrilling duel.

New Red Bull order: Sebastian Vettel told to make way for Daniel Ricciardo

Sebastian Vettel

Australian formula one drive Daniel Ricciardo has yet to emulate his countryman Mark Webber and score a podium finish for Red Bull racing, but at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday he achieved...

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Pole-sitter Vettel singing in the rain

Sebastian Vettel.

Sebastian Vettel emerged from plumes of spray on Saturday to deliver a typically accomplished lap in treacherous conditions and claim pole position for Sunday's season-closing Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Rosberg takes pole in Bahrain

Nico Rosberg.

German Nico Rosberg saluted his Mercedes team for their overnight work on improving his car enough to land him pole position for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Webber: I'm not quitting

Speeding on: Mark Webber prepares for the Bahrain formula one grand prix.

Tim Collings, Manama Mark Webber plays down speculation that he is ready to quit F1 for a career in sports cars.

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Vettel wins second successive Bahrain GP

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix.

Sakhir, Bahrain World champion extends his lead in the Formula One championship.

Button blasts 'dangerous' teammate Perez

Jenson Button.

Jenson Button said he felt his McLaren team-mate Sergio Perez was the most dangerous driver on the track in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

McLaren drivers clear the air

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez says he and Jensen Button will 'respect each other more' when they fight for race positions in the future.

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Rosberg worried despite claiming Spanish GP pole

Nico Rosberg.

Nico Rosberg secured his third career pole position as Mercedes completed a hat-trick of qualifying successes - and then warned that he is worried his tyres will let him down in Sunday's Spanish...

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Webber says Red Bull on back foot

Mark Webber admits Red Bull has been forced on 'to the back foot' after a double retirement in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix proved the team is now involved in a scrap to defend both its drivers' and...

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Webber's 200th GP

Mark Webber during the first practice session of the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit, south of Manama, on Friday.

Fractious Red Bull team puts on show of unity ahead of Australian's 200th race.

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Alonso fumes after Rosberg escapes punishment

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Nico Rosberg escaped punishment on Sunday despite appearing to force two rival drivers off the circuit during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Vettel's back, but for how long?

Motor Sport Sebastian Vettel believes the 2012 Formula One season will continue to be an unpredictable contest despite surging to his first win of the year in last Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.