Bahrain GP: Top photos from Saturday

Motorsport.com's selection of photos from FP3 and qualifying of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Bahrain GP: Top photos from Saturday
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W09
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W09
1/30

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
2/30

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Niki Lauda, Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG, with Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
Niki Lauda, Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG, with Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
3/30

Photo by: Steve Etherington / Motorsport Images

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, passes Sergio Perez, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, passes Sergio Perez, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
4/30

Photo by: Steve Etherington / Motorsport Images

Aerial view of Bahrain International Circuit
Aerial view of Bahrain International Circuit
5/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H
Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H
6/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
7/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, celebrates pole after Qualifying
Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, celebrates pole after Qualifying
8/30

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Pierre Gasly, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR13
Pierre Gasly, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR13
9/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Carlos Sainz Jr., Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18
Carlos Sainz Jr., Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18
10/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Polesitter Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H
Polesitter Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H
11/30

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Nico Hulkenberg, Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18
Nico Hulkenberg, Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18
12/30

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H
13/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

A fan watches from near the garages
A fan watches from near the garages
14/30

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Charles Leclerc, Sauber C37 burnout
Charles Leclerc, Sauber C37 burnout
15/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Fans and fanzone
Fans and fanzone
16/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Andy Hone, LAT Photographer
Andy Hone, LAT Photographer
17/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Aerial view of Bahrain International Circuit
Aerial view of Bahrain International Circuit
18/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Sergio Perez, Force India VJM11 and Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11
Sergio Perez, Force India VJM11 and Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11
19/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power
20/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

The crashed car of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 is recovered in Q1
The crashed car of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 is recovered in Q1
21/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

The crashed car of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 is recovered in Q1
The crashed car of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 is recovered in Q1
22/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing crashed in Q1 and is given a lift on a motorbike
Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing crashed in Q1 and is given a lift on a motorbike
23/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
24/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H
25/30

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11 Mercedes
26/30

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11
Esteban Ocon, Force India VJM11
27/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-18 Ferrari, in the pits during practice
Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-18 Ferrari, in the pits during practice
28/30

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Mark Sutton, Sutton Images F1 Photographer shoots form the helicopter
Mark Sutton, Sutton Images F1 Photographer shoots form the helicopter
29/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power
30/30

Photo by: Sutton Images

shares
comments
Bahrain GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Previous article

Bahrain GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Next article

F1 qualifying race idea may be "worth considering" - Brawn

F1 qualifying race idea may be "worth considering" - Brawn
Load comments
The floundering fortunes of F1’s many Lotus reboots Prime

The floundering fortunes of F1’s many Lotus reboots

Team Lotus ceased to exist in 1994 - and yet various parties have been trying to resurrect the hallowed name, in increasingly unrecognisable forms, ever since. Damien Smith brings GP Racing’s history of the legendary team to an end with a look at those who sought to keep the flame alive in Formula 1.

Why the 2021 title fight is far from F1's worst, despite its toxic background Prime

Why the 2021 title fight is far from F1's worst, despite its toxic background

OPINION: Formula 1 reconvenes for the Russian Grand Prix two weeks after the latest blow in ‘Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton’. While the Silverstone and Monza incidents were controversial, they thankfully lacked one element that so far separates the 2021 title fight from the worst examples of ugly championship battles

How Mika Hakkinen thrived at Lotus Prime

How Mika Hakkinen thrived at Lotus

Mika Hakkinen became Michael Schumacher’s biggest rival in Formula 1 in the late-90s and early 2000s, having also made his F1 debut in 1991. But as MARK GALLAGHER recalls, while Schumacher wowed the world with a car that was eminently capable, Hakkinen was fighting to make his mark with a famous team in terminal decline

Formula 1
Sep 21, 2021
The forgotten F1 comeback that began Jordan’s odyssey  Prime

The forgotten F1 comeback that began Jordan’s odyssey 

Before Michael Schumacher – or anyone else – had driven the 191 (or 911 as it was initially called), Eddie Jordan turned to a fellow Irishman to test his new Formula 1 car. JOHN WATSON, a grand prix winner for Penske and McLaren, recalls his role in the birth of a legend…

Formula 1
Sep 20, 2021
The squandered potential of a 70s F1 underdog Prime

The squandered potential of a 70s F1 underdog

A podium finisher in its first outing but then never again, the BRM P201 was a classic case of an opportunity squandered by disorganisation and complacency, says Stuart Codling.

Formula 1
Sep 18, 2021
The other notable Monza escape that F1 should learn from Prime

The other notable Monza escape that F1 should learn from

OPINION: The headlines were dominated by the Italian Grand Prix clash between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, who had the halo to thank for avoiding potentially serious injury. But two days earlier, Formula 1 had a lucky escape with a Monza pitlane incident that could also have had grave consequences.

Formula 1
Sep 17, 2021
How Monza only added more questions to F1's sprint race conundrum Prime

How Monza only added more questions to F1's sprint race conundrum

With two sprint races under its belt, Formula 1 must now consider its options for them going forward. While they've helped deliver exciting racing on Sundays, the sprints themselves have been somewhat lacking - creating yet another conundrum for F1 to solve...

Formula 1
Sep 16, 2021
Who should Alfa Romeo sign for 2022's F1 season? Prime

Who should Alfa Romeo sign for 2022's F1 season?

OPINION: With Valtteri Bottas already signed up for 2022, all eyes are on the race for the second seat at Alfa Romeo next year. Antonio Giovinazzi is the current incumbent, but faces a tough competition from appealing short and long-term prospects

Formula 1
Sep 15, 2021