Bahrain Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg wins 2nd race of the season as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian​ Vettel suffer​

Bahrain Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg wins 2nd race of the season as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian​ Vettel suffer​

This was Nico's second win this season after Melbourne, his fifth in succession and the 16th of his career.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Record-breaking Lewis Hamilton scorches to pole

Bahrain Grand Prix: Record-breaking Lewis Hamilton scorches to pole

Hamilton`s lap in one minute and 29.493 seconds was the fastest lap recorded at the Sakhir track.

Ferrari end final Bahrain GP practice on top

Ferrari end final Bahrain GP practice on top

Vettel lapped the Sakhir Circuit in a best time of one minute 31.683 seconds.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Championship leader Nico Rosberg tops both Friday sessions​

Bahrain Grand Prix: Championship leader Nico Rosberg tops both Friday sessions​

The surprise of the day was Jenson Button setting the third fastest time in the McLaren.

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso to miss Bahrain GP on medical grounds

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso to miss Bahrain GP on medical grounds

The report claimed that the McLaren driver was not declared fully fit to take part in the coming GP.

Lewis Hamilton still has work to do in Europe

Lewis Hamilton still has work to do in Europe

After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season.

''You're going to catch me'', Stewart tells Hamilton

''You're going to catch me'', Stewart tells Hamilton

Jackie Stewart, Britain`s only triple Formula One world champion, knows his record is on borrowed time after Lewis Hamilton`s storming victory in Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Mercedes can stay ahead of the pack: Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes can stay ahead of the pack: Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is confident his Mercedes team have the potential and resources to fend off Ferrari`s resurgent form and stay on top in defence of their Formula One world titles this year.

Ferrari revived, but Mercedes retain control

Ferrari revived, but Mercedes retain control

Buoyed by the a revitalised driver pairing and a much-improved power unit, Ferrari have breathed new life into Formula One`s world championship battle this year - and appear ready to make it stick.

Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant

Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant

Qatar`s hopes of joining the Formula One calendar in the near future appear to have receded after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated he was unlikely to add a third Middle Eastern race to the schedule just yet.

Red Bull add to the firework display

Red Bull add to the firework display

The night sky lit up as Lewis Hamilton crossed the finish line to win the Bahrain Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday -- and moments later Daniel Ricciardo`s Renault engine joined the pyrotechnics.

Ferrari boss hails Kimi Raikkonen's return

Ferrari boss hails Kimi Raikkonen's return

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene welcomed back the Kimi Raikkonen of old on Sunday after the 2007 world champion stepped back on the Formula One podium in Bahrain after a long absence.

Ferrari now a major threat to Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Ferrari now a major threat to Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff sighed with relief Sunday after seeing both of his team`s cars complete the Bahrain Grand Prix, world champion Lewis Hamilton claiming his third victory in four races this year.

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP to extend championship lead

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP to extend championship lead

World champion Lewis Hamilton won his third race of the season on Sunday as he drove his Mercedes to victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Finland`s Kimi Raikkonen in a Ferrari and Nico Rosberg in third.

Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP

Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP

Even the back of the grid was beyond the reach of McLaren`s Jenson Button on Sunday after an electrical failure ruled the Briton out of the Bahrain Grand Prix before the start.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expects resurgent Ferrari to be hard to beat in Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix and Sebastian Vettel hopes to prove him right.

Nico Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows

Nico Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows

Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday`s qualifying for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton leads the way after final practice in Bahrain GP

Lewis Hamilton leads the way after final practice in Bahrain GP

Series leader and world champion Lewis Hamilton narrowly topped the times for Mercedes in Saturday`s final free practice session for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Jenson Button disappointed after frustrating day

Bahrain Grand Prix: Jenson Button disappointed after frustrating day

Jenson Button emerged with disappointed after a frustrating day at practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday when he suffered a series of problems with his McLaren-Honda car.

Lewis Hamilton loving the life of a champion

Lewis Hamilton loving the life of a champion

Lewis Hamilton says he is in the form of his life and loving every minute of being a double Formula One world champion.