Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow leaves Bahrain with a feeling of regret after the second round of the Formula 1 World Championship, thinking about what might have been. All weekend long, the SF90 clearly demonstrated it had the potential to win, having rediscovered the competitive pace it had lost in Australia. However, in the end, it had to settle for a third place courtesy of Charles Leclerc and a fifth with Sebastian Vettel.
Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, the second round of 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship, proved to be a problematic one for the Rich Energy Haas F1 team, whose Kevin Magnussen struggled to find pace all evening but salvaged a 13th-place finish while teammate Romain Grosjean could not overcome the effects of opening-lap contact and was forced to retire just 16 laps into the 57-lap race.
Renault F1 Team faced bitter disappointment in the 2019 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix with both Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo retiring from points-scoring positions, three laps short of the finish.
Lewis Hamilton led home a Mercedes one-two following a dramatic weekend, taking the lead in the closing stages of the race after Ferrari’s polesitter Charles Leclerc hit problems. The top three all used different two-stop strategies, in a thrilling race that was characterised by plenty of tactical variation, with high levels of tyre degradation.
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow secured its 62nd Formula 1 front row lockdown today. Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel were first and second fastest in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, the second round of the Formula 1 World Championship. It was Charles’ first F1 pole, making him the second youngest ever pole man after Sebastian and the youngest ever Ferrari driver to claim the number one spot on the grid. For the Maranello marque, this is pole number 220.
Rich Energy Haas F1 Team drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean earned strong starting positions for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix by advancing to the final round of knockout qualifying Saturday at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. The duo qualified sixth and eighth, respectively, as the American squad placed both its drivers into Q3 for the second straight race. Grosjean will start Sunday’s race from 11th, however, after a three-position grid penalty was assessed due to an incident in Q1.
Renault F1 Team endured a disappointing qualifying session for the 2019 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday with Daniel Ricciardo eleventh and Nico Hülkenberg seventeenth on the grid for tomorrow’s 999th Grand Prix.Daniel missed out on a place in Q3 by a narrow 0.017secs, following his lap-time of a 1min 29.488secs in Q2 under the lights of the Bahrain International Circuit.