Bahrain GP (2015)
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Sebastian Vettel insists that he's not thinking about a championship challenge – and is focusing instead on short-term efforts to make Ferrari more competitive and push Mercedes harder.
Falling track and air temperatures add extra complexity to strategy decisions.
Fernando Alonso: “The whole team is united and everyone is hugely motivated by the challenge ahead”
This is Scuderia’s 684th podium finish. Today the team consolidated second place in the Constructors’ Championship with 107 points.
Romain Grosjean: "I’ll happily take seventh place as my birthday gift for myself and the team.”
Monisha Kaltenborn: "Both drivers fought impressively, but we didn’t get any rewards today."
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Sergio Perez raced to eighth place ahead of teammate Nico Hulkenberg in P13.
Valtteri Bottas: "Sebastian was quicker than me, and closed up behind very fast, but the fight was really good fun."
Victory for Lewis Hamilton and third place for Nico Rosberg after a tense and hotly contested battle in the desert.
Mercedes has admitted that brake problems were to blame for Nico Rosberg losing second place in the Bahrain GP to Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen with just two laps to go, and that Lewis Hamilton also suffered issues late on too.
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.
Renault is hopeful it will be able to focus on improving its performance after it introduces "more permanent fixes" in the coming weeks following a poor couple of races.
Check out how the standings changed after today's race. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes extends the lead.