Hopes of a competitive Formula One season were raised in Bahrain as Max Verstappen claimed the first pole of the season.
Valtteri Bottas bingung dengan jentera Mercedes W12 yang sukar dipandu pada ketika Max Verstappen merekodkan masa terpantas dalam aksi pembuka tirai Grand Prix Formula 1 (F1) Barhrain semalam.
Max Verstappen was fastest in both practice sessions in Sakhir, with Valtteri Bottas concerned by Mercedes' new car.
Bahrain is the setting for a season-opening F1 race that might provide some answers as to whether Red Bull can truly challenge Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton is set to face greater competition in the coming Formula One season, previewed here with the help of Opta.
Alpha Tauri driver Pierre Gasly says he is "feeling ok" after becoming the sixth Formula One driver to test positive for coronavirus.
Red Bull have opted to go with Sergio Perez in 2021, but Alex Albon insists his Formula One career is far from over.
After months of speculation, Red Bull have confirmed it is Sergio Perez - and not incumbent Alex Albon - who will fill their second seat.
Max Verstappen was a dominant winner of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but Lewis Hamilton's experience was not quite as comfortable.
Lewis Hamilton was unable to gain any ground on pole-sitter Max Verstappen, who enjoyed a comfortable victory in Abu Dhabi.