While Charles Leclerc ended Ferrari’s 910-day wait for a win, China’s first Formula 1 driver Zhou Guanyu scored a point on his debut.
With a new season comes a new format for RaceFans’ driver ratings. Here is how each driver’s performance in the opening race of 2022 measured up.
Less than 100 days after the last season drew to a close, Formula 1 opened its new season with a spectacular race in Bahrain. Claire Cottingham brought RaceFans readers the news from the track.
Charles Leclerc rebuffed Max Verstappen on his way to victory in Bahrain, before power unit trouble ruined the world champion’s start to his title defence.
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Though most drivers started on the same compound in Bahrain, they moved onto a range of different strategies, which was set to produce an exciting finish until the Safety Car appeared.
Charles Leclerc led home Carlos Sainz Jnr for a Ferrari one-two in the Bahrain Grand Prix after Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez retired in the final laps.
Charles Leclerc leads the drivers championship by eight points from Carlos Sainz Jnr after this weekend’s race.
Charles Leclerc won the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari ahead of Carlos Sainz Jnr and Lewis Hamilton.
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The 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix in pictures.
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Ferrari and Red Bull are set for a desert duel. But some suspect tyre management will prevent the close racing 2022’s new cars are designed to deliver.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix by beating Max Verstappen by a tenth of a second.
Charles Leclerc has taken provisional pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Max Verstappen was quickest during the third and final practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, less than a tenth faster than Charles Leclerc.
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After the first Friday of the new season, Mercedes’ pre-weekend pessimism appears well founded, while Verstappen admitted his prospects were “looking good” after practice.