Bottas (Mercedes), winner two weeks ago at the premiere of & # 39; EASURES competition in Australia, faced for the first time in his car & # 39; EASURES as the world's leading Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, to be held at the circuit Sakhir.
Finland 29 surprised at the premiere of & # 39; EASURES Melbourne, where he led, this time ahead of his fellow world champion Lewis Hamilton, five times, a double victory for Mercedes in the test, in which the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) was third.
However, this time will be Monegasque Ferrari Charles Leclerc, coming out first from the starting line to sign his first "pole" 21 years after covering 5,412 meters of the Bahrain track in one minute, 27 seconds and 866 thousandth, 294 less than his teammate, German Sebastian Vettel, who will start with him on the front row.
The two drivers the Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton -third, 324 milésimas- and Finn Bottas will start from the second row, while the third line will be the Dutchman Verstappen (Red Bull), who was the fifth, and the Danish Magnussen (Haas).
"He has done a very good job deserves this pole," said the German, the Ferrari, while the last Formula 1 champion praised his "incredible job" after Leclerc improve the track record (1 minute, 27 seconds, 866 mils).
"I am very happy," responded Monaco. "During the last race (in Australia 15 days ago), he was not happy with my account, so I worked hard to avoid repeating the same mistakes," he said.
"I try to keep my emotions under control, so that the pole does not give any points. All plays in the race tomorrow, "Leclerc vacation that many see as a future world champion.
Lags behind in the first GP of the season in Australia 15 days ago, the Ferrari has shown on the first line of 100% red, which made its homework since.
TIME: 15:00 GMT (12:00 ARG / CHI / URU – 09:00 MEX – 10 PER)
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Position in the world of Formula 1
Bottas 1- (Mercedes) 26 PTS
2- Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 18 points
Ferstappna 3- (Red Bull) 15 points
SV 4- (Ferrari) 12 points
5- Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 10 loops.