Motorsport.com's Prime content
Topic

Motorsport.com's Prime content

Bahrain Grand Prix driver ratings

shares
Bahrain Grand Prix driver ratings
By:
Apr 1, 2019, 1:56 PM

Three drivers achieved full marks for accomplished performances in Bahrain, but while the majority of runners earned high scores, those who were convincingly outperformed by their teammates fared badly

Lewis Hamilton
Rating: 10

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 1st position, on the podium

Photo by: Zak Mauger / LAT Images

The Mercedes wasn't as quick as the Ferrari here, but Hamilton shaded Bottas by 0.066s in qualifying after failing to improve on his second run. While he couldn't keep Vettel behind after undercutting him at the first stops, his attack after the second stops earned him second, which became first when Leclerc slowed.

Verdict: Yes, he lucked in, but he was in the second fastest car and forced Vettel into an error that ultimately ensured he was the one who inherited victory.

To continue reading subscribe to

Join prime and take advantage of member benefits:

  • Custom news feed based on your favorite series
  • Ad-free environment
  • Access to the Giorgio Piola archive
  • Best of F1 Racing
  • Higher resolution photos
  • Best of GP Gazette

Unlock the benefits of PRIME and enjoy the full range of features offered by your favorite motorsport news site.

Subscribe to Motorsport.com PRIME

Already have an account? Sign in

Next article
Magnussen says Haas' pace in Bahrain was "hopeless"

Previous article

Magnussen says Haas' pace in Bahrain was "hopeless"

Next article

Vettel: Spin battling Hamilton "nothing to do with pressure"

Vettel: Spin battling Hamilton "nothing to do with pressure"

About this article

Series Formula 1
Event Bahrain GP
Author Edd Straw
Be first to get
breaking news