Bahrain Grand Prix 2018

Fastest Lap Bottas
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Ferrari



3 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Sebastian Vettel
Lights to flag!
17th to 9th8Most Places Gained:
Marcus Ericsson
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: France with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 38, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stS. Vettel25
12ndV. Bottas18 ()
63rdL. Hamilton15
14thP. Gasly12
15thK. Magnussen10
16thN. Hulkenberg8
67thF. Alonso6
68thS. Vandoorne4
89thM. Ericsson2
210thE. Ocon1
111thC. Sainz Jnr
712thC. Leclerc
313thR. Grosjean
614thL. StrollWilliams
315thS. SirotkinWilliams
416thS. Perez
617thB. Hartley
16DNFK. RäikkönenLoose Wheel
4DNFM. VerstappenAccident
16DNFD. RicciardoMechanical

* indicates fastest lap

Qualifying - The Grid

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