Video: Mercedes' testing deficit returns to Bahrain GP

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Mar 31, 2019, 8:31 AM

At just 21 years of age, Charles Leclerc has become the second youngest pole-sitter in F1 history, qualifying for the 2019 Bahrain GP with a laptime of 1:27.886 and beating teammate Sebastian Vettel’s lap record from last year in the process.

Both Mercedes-AMG cars have been consigned to the second row of the grid for the race, reflective of their second-place status throughout much of the race weekend.

Reporting live from Bahrain, Edd Straw and Ben Anderson discuss the five key moments from the qualifying session.

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