Nico Hulkenberg says his career's future may lie in the World Endurance Championship with Porsche if he fails to find a competitive Formula 1 drive.
Sergio Perez raced to eighth place ahead of teammate Nico Hulkenberg in P13.
Lewis Hamilton scored his third victory of the season in Bahrain, but Kimi Raikkonen was the star of the show for Ferrari, grabbing second from Nico Rosberg in the closing stages.
Check out how the standings changed after today's race. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes extends the lead.
Despite his great race Nico Rosberg lost his P2 to Kimi Raikkonen on penultimate lap due to a brake failure.
Nico Hulkenberg: "Points will be the goal tomorrow..."
World champion Lewis Hamilton beat Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to the quickest time in final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
German edges his teammate by one tenth, both Ferrari behind them with Raikkonen in P3. Teams were working through their tyre programs.
Ferrari ends the session 1-2 with Williams' Bottas in third.
Force India continues to pay the price for the late completion of the VJM08, and until the aero update package arrives in Austria Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez are set to be fighting to get out of Q1.
Sebastian Vettel: "It is a shame that we couldn’t put both cars side by side."
Hamilton pipes Rosberg, for pole position. Sebastian Vettel gets P3, with Raikkonen only in sixth.
Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are in top three spots respectively. Top teams were practicing different tyre strategies.
Sahara Force India looks ahead to round three of the 2015 Formula One season in Shanghai.
Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished in P13 and P14 respectively.