Ferrari's impressive performances in testing shot a warning message to Mercedes and Toto Wolff ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.
There will be an additional point up for grabs in the F1 drivers' and constructors' championship titles this season for the fastest lap.
Reigning world champion Marc Marquez was involved in a big crash as Maverick Vinales snapped Yamaha's 26-race winless streak.
Marc Marquez continued his qualifying dominance at the Australian Grand Prix, claiming yet another pole.
After finishing fifth at the Australian Grand Prix, McLaren's Fernando Alonso wants more of the same in Bahrain.
A sandwich packet has been identified as the suspected cause of Sergey Sirotkin's Australian Grand Prix retirement.
Red Bull showed they are a match for Ferrari in the Formula One opener, says Daniel Ricciardo, despite the lack of a place on the podium.
Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for the second year in a row, ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen.
McLaren have Red Bull in their sights as they adapt to their new Renault engine, according to driver Fernando Alonso.