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Honda replaces engine parts for Bahrain GP

Toro Rosso drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will use updated Honda turbocharger and MGU-H components in the Bahrain Grand Prix after Gasly's engine failure in the Formula 1 season opener.

McLaren most aggressive as Pirelli reveals Bahrain selections

McLaren has made the most aggressive tyre choice among the 10 Formula 1 teams for the upcoming Bahrain Grand Prix, with both its drivers committing to nine sets of the supersoft compound.

Liberty to present F1 future blueprint to teams in Bahrain

Formula 1 bosses are to unveil full details of their blueprint for the future of the sport in a presentation to teams and engine manufacturers during the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend.

Nicholas Latifi experiments new Formula 2 car for the first time

Toronto native Nicholas Latifi made a successful return to the FIA Formula 2 Championship last week, testing the new car for the 2018 season.

Fittipaldi column: F3.5 title and amazing LMP1 test

In his last column of 2017, Pietro Fittipaldi shares his impressions from the weekend during which he clinched the 2017 Formula V8 3.5 title and also drove Porsche's LMP1 machinery.

Bernhard column: Porsche bows out in style in Bahrain

Porsche stalwart Timo Bernhard reflects on the end of an era for the German marque in last weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain, its last race in the LMP1 class.

Davidson broke toe on way to Bahrain WEC victory

Toyota driver Anthony Davidson has revealed he broke his toe during Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain.

Bahrain WEC: Toyota wins finale, Ferrari gets GTE title

Toyota scored victory in the final FIA World Endurance Championship race of the season in Bahrain, as Ferrari sealed the GTE drivers' crown with a 1-2 finish in class.

Bahrain F3.5: Binder fends off Fittipaldi in series finale

Rene Binder claimed a lights-to-flag victory in the last Formula V8 3.5 race as he led teammate Pietro Fittipaldi across the line in Bahrain.

Bahrain MRF: Falchero beats Van Kalmthout to win Race 4

GP3 driver Julien Falchero nailed two safety car restarts to claim victory in the fourth race of the MRF Challenge season opener at the Bahrain International Circuit.

Bahrain F3.5: Fittipaldi crowned champion, Chaves wins on debut

Pietro Fittipaldi has won the 2017 Formula V8 3.5 title with a race to spare after a second-place finish in Race 1 at Sakhir, combined with engine troubles for main rival Matevos Isaakyan, was enough to claim the crown.

Bahrain WEC: Porsche secures pole for final LMP1 race

Nick Tandy and Neel Jani claimed a final FIA World Endurance Championship pole position for Porsche before it bows out of LMP1 after this weekend's Bahrain round. 

Bahrain MRF: Drugovich doubles up with last-lap pass

Felipe Drugovich scored back-to-back MRF Challenge victories in Bahrain after passing early leader Manuel Maldonado on the final lap of the second race of the season opener.

Reddy and Prasad to battle for JK Tyre crown

Anindith Reddy and Vishnu Prasad head to the final round of JK Tyre National Racing Championship as the firm favourites for the title.

Bahrain F3.5: Binder takes last pole of championship

Rene Binder has claimed the last-ever pole position in the Formula V8 3.5 championship as he dominated the second qualifying session in Bahrain.

Bahrain WEC: Porsche tops disrupted final practice

Porsche led the way in final practice for this weekend's Bahrain FIA World Endurance Championship season finale in another session that was interrupted by red flags.

Bahrain MRF Challenge: Kalmthout takes pole in dominant fashion

US F2000 runner-up Rinus van Kalmthout dominated qualifying for the Bahrain round of MRF Challenge, claiming season’s first pole by nearly half a second.

Bahrain WEC: Toyota completes sweep of Thursday practices

Toyota maintained its edge over Porsche in the second free practice session for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season in Bahrain.

Bahrain WEC: Toyota tops red-flagged opening practice

Toyota led the way in the opening practice session of the Bahrain FIA World Endurance Championship season finale, which was interrupted by a lengthy stoppage for an oil spill.

Calderon to make Formula V8 3.5 debut in Bahrain

Sauber Formula 1 development driver Tatiana Calderon will make her Formula V8 3.5 debut in this weekend’s Bahrain season finale.

Red Bull to introduce "revamped" chassis for Spanish GP

The Red Bull Formula 1 team is planning a massive chassis update for the Spanish Grand Prix next month in a bid to get on terms with Ferrari and Mercedes.

McLaren can't explain "best day" of 2017

McLaren says it is at a loss to explain why its Formula 1 fortunes turned around dramatically in Bahrain on Wednesday to help deliver its "best day" of the year.

Garage power cut added to Ferrari's test troubles

Sebastian Vettel has revealed that a garage power cut added to Ferrari's woes on the final day of in-season testing in Bahrain, as the team failed to get the mileage it wanted.

Bahrain F1 test: Bottas on top as McLaren enjoys "best day" of testing

Valtteri Bottas edged out Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on the final day of the in-season Formula 1 test at Bahrain on Wednesday – after clocking up an impressive 143 laps.

Tech analysis: How Force India optimised its design in Bahrain

Force India surprised with a raft of revised parts available for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Vandoorne column: A strange situation but we will keep on pushing

In his latest column for Motorsport.com, McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne recalls a trying Bahrain Grand Prix weekend that, for him, was over before the race had even begun.

Massa column: Bahrain confirmed we're best of the rest

In his latest Motorsport.com column, Felipe Massa says the Bahrain Grand Prix confirmed Williams' status as best of the rest in F1 - and further clarifies the situation with Max Verstappen.

Bahrain F1 test: Bottas quickest as Ferrari hits trouble

Valtteri Bottas was fastest on the final morning of the in-season Bahrain Formula 1 test on Wednesday, as Mercedes continued a joint programme of aero work and tyre understanding.

Grosjean: Carbone Industrie brakes "feel better" already

Romain Grosjean says his car’s brakes already feel ‘better’ after the latest test with Carbone Industrie in Bahrain, as he suggested his Haas team could make a full-time switch as soon as the Russian Grand Prix.

Bahrain F1 test: Hamilton leads Giovinazzi on Day 1

Lewis Hamilton bounced back from an early stoppage to set the pace on the opening day of this week's in-season Formula 1 test at Bahrain on Tuesday.

Leclerc column: From 14th to first for maiden F2 win

In his first column for Motorsport.com, Ferrari junior Charles Leclerc recounts an electrifying FIA F2 debut weekend that featured a famous charge from 14th place to a maiden victory.

Bahrain F1 test: Ricciardo leads Hamilton on first morning

Daniel Ricciardo set the pace on the opening morning of the Bahrain in-season test on Tuesday, as his Red Bull team focused on trying to understand how to extract more speed from its car on single laps.

Honda hits fresh problems in Bahrain F1 test

Honda's troubles in the heat of Bahrain showed no signs of easing on Tuesday when its Formula 1 testing programme was cut short by a reliability problem after just two laps.

Bottas' belief not dented by Bahrain GP struggles

Valtteri Bottas insists that his belief in being able to do the job for Mercedes has been boosted rather than dented by his showing over the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend.

Verstappen apologises to offended Brazilians

Max Verstappen has apologised for any offence he may have caused by making a joke about Brazilians at last weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.

Craft-Bamboo Racing score double podium to claim teams’ championship lead in Bahrain

Hugo Valente was the man of the weekend, taking podiums in both races during his first time at the Sakhir Circuit.

Analysis: The tiny details that derailed Mercedes in Bahrain

A string of small problems – a faulty generator, pitstop issues, and an unnecessary penalty – proved costly for Mercedes in Bahrain, as an in-form Sebastian Vettel and his bold Ferrari team swept to a second win of the season.

Alonso: Vandoorne failure to start "amazing"

McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso says it is “amazing” a Honda engine failure stopped his team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne from even starting the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Wehrlein surprised by race fitness level on F1 return

Pascal Wehrlein says he was surprised by how good his race fitness was after finishing 11th on his Formula 1 return in the Bahrain Grand Prix, as first images of his recovery are published.

Bahrain GP: Post-race press conference

DRIVERS: Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes

Bahrain GP: Top 25 photos from the race

Motorsport.com offers a selection of 25 top photos from the Bahrain Grand Prix, which was won by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Five things we learned from the Bahrain GP

Motorsport.com’s Global Editor-in-Chief Charles Bradley gives his views on an incident-packed Bahrain Grand Prix…

Bottas' early-race struggles down to Mercedes generator failure

Valtteri Bottas's lack of pace in the opening stint of the Bahrain GP was the result of running the incorrect Formula 1 tyre pressures because a Mercedes generator broke on the grid.

Ricciardo "geniunely thought" Red Bull could win

Daniel Ricciardo thought Red Bull was in contention to win the Bahrain Grand Prix in the first stint, when he and Formula 1 teammate Max Verstappen were keeping up with the leaders.

Raikkonen: “Awful” first lap masked improved race

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen says his “awful” run through the first few corners of the Bahrain Grand Prix has served to overshadow what otherwise was a race with a lot of positives.

Sainz gets three-place grid penalty for Russia

Carlos Sainz has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the Russian Grand Prix for his accident with Lance Stroll in Bahrain.

Alonso in fresh radio outburst over lack of Honda power

McLaren’s Fernando Alonso declared he’s “never raced with less power in my life” during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Borković takes his first International Series victory

Two points cover the top three in the Drivers’ standings

Hamilton: Pit entry penalty "completely my fault"

Bahrain GP runner-up Lewis Hamilton has taken the blame for the five-second penalty he picked up in the race for slowing down too much under the safety car.

Stroll, Sainz blame each other for accident

Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz blamed each other for the accident that led to both retiring from the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Bahrain GP: Vettel wins as Hamilton penalty proves costly

Sebastian Vettel claimed his second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in the Bahrain Grand Prix, assisted by a five-second time penalty for Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Wolff: Bottas mindset key to overcoming China struggles

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has credited Valtteri Bottas’s mental strength with helping the Finn to bounce back from the "rough" time he had dealing with his Chinese GP spin.

Magnussen pins hopes on safety car for Bahrain recovery

Kevin Magnussen will start from the last spot on the grid in Bahrain, and the Haas driver is hoping that a safety car will give him a break and help him make up ground.

Gallery: Key F1 tech spy shots at Bahrain GP

Giorgio Piola gets under the skin of the F1 tech war in the Sakhir paddock.

Bahrain F2: Leclerc fights back after stop for maiden win

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc pulled off a sensational charge to win the Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain for Prema Racing ahead of Russian Time’s Luca Ghiotto.

Wolff declares Wehrlein has “proved his critics wrong”

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised his protege Pascal Wehrlein after the German not only outpaced his Sauber teammate Marcus Ericsson, but scored the team’s best qualifying result of the season so far in Bahrain.

Ricciardo perplexed by Red Bull qualifying pace upturn

Daniel Ricciardo says he cannot understand why Red Bull is so much closer to the pace at the front of the Formula 1 field at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Bahrain GP: Post Qualifying press conference

DRIVERS: Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)

Honda puzzled by recurring MGU-H problems in Bahrain

Honda has identified a recurring MGU-H problem as the reason Fernando Alonso's engine failed in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.