March 31, 2019 2:31 pm
Updated March 31, 2019 2:31 pm
The British driver Lewis Hamilton victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, held on Sunday in the Mercedes team won the double after Ferrari, who came from the front row of the grid, would take to run into problems.
"It was very difficult, the Ferrari has shown over the weekend that it would be very difficult to beat," said the winner after the race.
For Hamilton and his Finnish team-mate Bottas qualified third Monegasque Charles Leclerc, who started from pole position, but could not hold the final round of the Mercedes press, because his car ran out of power.
English praised the weekend Ferrari young driver dreams.
"Charles did a great job, and it was difficult for him, what happened at the end of the race, because he deserves to win. Nevertheless, there are many victories to come, "Hamilton said. "But we take the victory, because the team did a great job."
The other the Ferrari, moving the German Sebastian Vettel finished fifth, behind Red Bull Dutch Verstappen, after he made a spin and collided with an opponent.
"My fight with Vettel has paid off," said Hamilton,
Vettel incident caused a broken front wing, which caused him to pit and lose a lot of positions.
The winner of the first Grand Prix of the season in Australia, Bottas leader in the championship with 44 points, 43 from Hamilton and 27 Verstappen.
Ferrari are two Leclerc (26) and Vettel (22).