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.
If start is anything to go by, then be ready for another lop-sided Formula One season. The on-going season is mere three races old, but one can comfortably place a bet on Mercedes, or to be more precise, on their British driver and defending champion Lewis Hamilton.
Fernando Alonso's much talked about return to McLaren after five frustrating seasons at Ferrari seems to have backfired so far but former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard doesn't feel sorry for the multi million pound worth Spaniard.
Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the Formula One championship standings with a pole-to-flag victory at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, the Briton leading a Mercedes one-two ahead of Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton is casting a wary eye towards Ferrari and expects to be vying with them for victory at this week`s Chinese Grand Prix after the resurgent Italian team continued to take the fight to Mercedes in Friday practice.