Bahrain Grand Prix 2019

Fastest Lap Leclerc
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Ferrari



1 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Charles Leclerc
Lights to flag? Nope!
13th to 8th5Most Places Gained:
Pierre Gasly
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 14, Main Nationalities: Great Britain with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 39, Youngest Driver: 19

Qualifying - The Grid

Ferrari Leclerc 1
Ferrari Vettel 2
Mercedes Hamilton 3
Mercedes Bottas 4
Red Bull Verstappen 5
Haas F1 Team Magnussen 6
McLaren Sainz Jnr 7
Alfa Romeo Racing Räikkönen 8
McLaren Norris 9
Renault Ricciardo 10
Haas F1 Team Grosjean 11
Toro Rosso Albon 12
Red Bull Gasly 13
Racing Point Perez 14
Toro Rosso Kvyat 15
Alfa Romeo Racing Giovinazzi 16
Renault Hulkenberg 17
Racing Point Stroll 18
Williams Russell 19
Williams Kubica 20

Race News

Driver ratings from the Bahrain Grand Prix

Driver ratings from the Bahrain Grand Prix Planet F1

Good performances are not without pain for the likes of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, while Sebastian Vettel flops on... Read more »
Kimi: Car was so bad, not really the car but…

Kimi: Car was so bad, not really the car but… Planet F1

Kimi Raikkonen says his Alfa Romeo was “so bad” at times during the Bahrain GP, although it was “not really... Read more »
Vettel could walk away from F1 after 2020

Vettel could walk away from F1 after 2020 Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel is committed to Formula 1 and Ferrari until the end of 2020, however, after that, he could retire.... Read more »
Grosjean sets the pace as Schumacher debuts

Grosjean sets the pace as Schumacher debuts Planet F1

Romain Grosjean was the man to beat as Formula 1 took to the Bahrain circuit for the opening day of... Read more »
Horner can’t resist another dig at Renault

Horner can’t resist another dig at Renault Planet F1

Christian Horner can’t help himself, if there is a reason to have a dig at Renault, he’ll take it and... Read more »
Vettel showed once again he is not elite level

Vettel showed once again he is not elite level Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel’s latest mistake shows he is not an elite driver, Charles Leclerc proved a hell of a lot and... Read more »
Hamilton defends Vettel after latest error

Hamilton defends Vettel after latest error Planet F1

Lewis Hamilton has defended Sebastian Vettel after the German spun when the pair went wheel-to-wheel in Bahrain. The error destroyed... Read more »
Sainz: Haas have a ‘half a second’ gap

Sainz: Haas have a ‘half a second’ gap Planet F1

McLaren’s Carlos Sainz has said that Haas are a cut above in the midfield battle, predicting their pace advantage to... Read more »
‘Grosjean’s penalty point is completely inappropriate’

‘Grosjean’s penalty point is completely inappropriate’ Planet F1

Guenther Steiner has called Romain Grosjean’s penalty point for Saturday’s block in qualifying “completely inappropriate” and “completely a wrong decision.”... Read more »
Ferrari blame cylinder failure, not MGU-H

Ferrari blame cylinder failure, not MGU-H Planet F1

Ferrari believe a “miscombustion on one cylinder” was the cause of Charles Leclerc’s engine problems in Bahrain, not an MGU-H... Read more »
Hulkenberg: Late DNF was a brutal moment

Hulkenberg: Late DNF was a brutal moment Planet F1

Racing towards the points in Bahrain, Nico Hulkenberg says his late race retirement was a “brutal moment” that proved anything... Read more »
Qualifying Results – 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

Qualifying Results – 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix Formula Spy - F1

Bahrain Grand Prix – Here are the complete results from the qualifying hour at Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain. Q1... Read more »
Schumacher swaps Ferrari for Alfa, Russell joins Mercedes

Schumacher swaps Ferrari for Alfa, Russell joins Mercedes Planet F1

Motor racing’s young hopefuls took centre stage on Day Two at Bahrain as Mick Schumacher tested the Alfa Romeo and... Read more »
Conclusions from the Bahrain Grand Prix

Conclusions from the Bahrain Grand Prix Planet F1

There were no tears of joy for Ferrari; yet another one-two for Mercedes; and McLaren have found some form as... Read more »
Verstappen responds to ‘narcissist’ claim

Verstappen responds to ‘narcissist’ claim Planet F1

Max Verstappen has taken no particular offence to Nico Rosberg’s claim that the Dutchman is a “narcissist”. Rosberg had told... Read more »