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  • Circuit: Bahrain
  • Race: 57 laps / 308.238 km
Australia / 17 Mar
Pos Driver Team
1 Bottas Mercedes
2 Hamilton Mercedes
3 Verstappen Red Bull/Honda
4 Vettel Ferrari
5 Leclerc Ferrari
6 Magnussen Haas/Ferrari
7 Hulkenberg Renault
8 Raikkonen Alfa Romeo/Ferrari
9 Stroll Racing Point/Mercedes
10 Kvyat Toro Rosso/Honda
Standings / After 1 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Valtteri Bottas 26
2 Lewis Hamilton 18
3 Max Verstappen 15
4 Sebastian Vettel 12
5 Charles Leclerc 10
6 Kevin Magnussen 8
7 Nico Hulkenberg 6
8 Kimi Raikkonen 4
9 Lance Stroll 2
10 Daniil Kvyat 1
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Jonathan NobleThe real story behind Mercedes' turnaround There was talk that Mercedes was in 'crisis' during pre-season testing, as its initial car lacked pace and its drivers expressed concerns. While those fears proved wide of the mark, the negatives became the foundation of its Melbourne fightback 1553126400 F1

Tom ErringtonThe last Nissan gamer-racer still standing While Nissan has culled many of its drivers, arguably its most successful and highest profile gamer-turned-racer Jann Mardenborough has kept his place. Will he be the last of the manufacturer-backed motorsport sim graduates? 1553126400 Esports

Edd StrawHow did Norris really fare on his F1 debut? Eighth on the grid but only 12th in the race - Lando Norris's mood after his Formula 1 debut had a strong air of "could do better". He needn't be disappointed, Australia provided plenty of evidence of what makes this rookie so special 1553040000 F1

Alex KalinauckasThe inside story of Formula E's London return Formula E's first London foray ended in acrimony as local residents helped end any chance of a Battersea return. Not to be deterred, FE worked quietly to get a much-desired London homecoming 1553040000 F1

Autosport EngineeringThe legacy of Audi's engine architect Twenty years on from the Audi sportscar programme's debut at Sebring, meet Ulrich Baretzky - the driving force behind the four rings' success, who ironically never wanted to be an engineer 1553040000 Engineering

Gary AndersonFlexing floors and impervious sieves - Whiting remembered Our technical Consultant remembers Charlie Whiting - the man who swapped pushing the F1 technical rule limits for guarding them, and maintained his focus to keep F1 at the cutting edge for four decades 1552953600 F1

Adam CooperThe meeting that could define F1's future While talks of specifics regarding the 2021 Formula 1 regulations have been few and far between, the deadline of June is approaching rapidly. A meeting next week could paint a much clearer picture 1552953600 F1

Have your sayAutosport Driver Ratings: 2019 Australian Grand Prix Though there were some sublime performances over the Australian Grand Prix weekend, no one did quite enough to start the year with a perfect score. And for some of the drivers settling into new teams, Bahrain needs to be much, much better 1552896553 F1

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