F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Qualifying

As usual, traditional proceedings is

Friday, Practice : Teams fine tune their cars for qualifying on Saturday.

SaturdayQ1, Q2, Q3: The qualifying, to determine who starts the race on pole, the driver with the fastest lap time starts on pole.

Sunday : The Race day, so much adrenaline and anticipation. Who is going to be on pole ?

It’s two weeks since after the F1 seasons opening in Australia. Mercedes had so much speed that left Ferrari the Italian gaits way behind. But in qualifiers this weekend in baharain Ferrari came back stronger. The 21 year old new Ferrari driver was fastest in all the qualifying sections.

He took the pole with an astonishing time of 1,27:866,sec ahead of his team mate, the 4 time world champion Sebastian Vettel, Who came second with a qualifying time of 1:28.160 while Lewis Hamilton, the 5 times world champion on Mercedes came third with a qualifying time of 1:28.190 which was not what Lewis would have expected. But in F1, anything can happen. from car reliability, to pitlane and team decisions are all part of the race and each of those can determine win or loose for any driver!

The Race

The Race started as expected with Ferrari driver C Leclerc 1 on grid and S Vettel 2, but Vettel got a better start and leads his team mate. The race was full of drama, ups and downs but in the end Lewis Hamilton carried the day as the mother of luck was on his side and Ferrari came third see the video above for turn by turn drama during the race.

Overall, it was a weekend of learning and education for all the teams. Stay with as we bring you the next race from… Shanghai China 14th of April 2019

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