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Bahrain Grand Prix : FIA Release Timesheet and Track Positions Post Qualifying

Sparks fly behind Max Verstappen at the Qualis of the Bahrain Grand Prix

FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile), the federation that runs Formula One, released the timesheet for Sunday’s main race at Bahrain Grand Prix.

FIA, in a Twitter post, posted the full timesheet of Saturday’s final qualification.

Track Positions at the Bahrain Grand Prix

Dutchman Max Verstappen from Red Bull Racing will take the first position at the Grid. This is Red Bull’s first-ever season opener pole position since 2013. The 23-year-old had the fastest lap and is at pole back to back at the same place. The Red Bull star driver clocked 1:28.997. Sergio Perez, the other Red Bull driver managed to secure P11 and clocked 1:30.659

Defending Champions Mercedes AMG F1’s Lewis Hamilton is in P2, clocked 1:29.385, just 0.388 seconds behind Max Verstappen. The seven-times world champion’s teammate Valtteri Bottas is just behind him at P3 and clocked 1:29.586 to complete a lap.

Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took the P4 with 1:29.678 while his teammate Carlos Sainz is at P8 with a lap time of 1:30.215

Scuderia AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly clocked much better than the expectations with P5 ahead of McLaren duos. Gasly clocked at 1:29.809 while his Japanese teammate Yuki Tsunoda clocked at 1:31.203 to claim the P13.

The much anticipated McLaren pair disappointed the fans and finished at P6 and P7 respectively. Australian Daniel Riccardo took P6 with 1:29.927 and Briton Lando Norris took 1:29.972 to claim the P7.

Alpine F1 team’s Fernando Alonso clocked 1:30.249 to claim P9 while his French teammate Esteban Ocon is at P16 with 1:31.724

Aston Martin Cognizant F1’s Lance Stroll managed to secure P10 while Sebastian Vettel disappointed his fans and finished much below at P18. Canadian Stroll took 1:30.601 to claim his position and Vettel took 1:32.056

Antonio Giovinazzi of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN clocked 1:30.708 to secure P12 and his teammate Kimi Raikkonen is placed at P14 with 1:31.248

Williams prodigy George Russell claimed P15 with 1:33:430 and his teammate Canadian Nicholas Latifi clocked 1:31.936 to secure P17

Uralkali Haas F1 team’s both drivers will start from behind. The Haas duo is new to Formula One and this is reflected in the Grid setup. Mick Schumacher clocked 1:32.449 to claim the penultimate P19 position and his teammate Nikita Mazepin came last at P20 with 1:33.273

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