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Bottas beats Russell to pole by 0.026s at Sakhir GP

Valtteri Bottas held off Mercedes teammate George Russell by 0.026s to take one of the hardest-fought pole positions of his career at the Sakhir Grand Prix.

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SAKHIR GRAND PRIX

FRIDAY PRACTICE

Russell quickest in second practice, Bottas 11th after sloppy session

George Russell made a perfect start to his first Formula One race with Mercedes by going quickest in both Friday practice sessions at the Sakhir Grand Prix.

Stop billing it Russell v Bottas, says Mercedes boss Wolff

Lewis Hamilton's stand-in George Russell is not in a straight shootout for a 2022 seat with Valtteri Bottas at the Sakhir Grand Prix, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.

Magnussen narrowly misses Vettel

Kevin Magnussen slams the breaks in time to miss a spinning Sebastian Vettel. Watch the Sakhir Grand Prix on ESPN.

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Leclerc goes into the gravel during Sakhir practice

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Russell secures fastest lap and finishes top of practice

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Could George Russell out-perform Bottas?

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TOP HEADLINES

HAAS' 2021 LINEUP

Is the Mick Schumacher hype justified?

It's arguably the most famous name in motor racing, but Mick Schumacher - son of seven-time world champion Michael - will bring some serious pedigree to the grid when he makes his F1 debut in 2021.

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Who is Nikita Mazepin and why did he get the 2021 Haas drive?

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin is known for two things -- having lots of money and once leaving a rival with a black eye. Here's everything you need to know about one of Haas' new arrivals for 2021.

ROMAIN GROSJEAN

Grosjean "saw death coming" in fiery crash

French Formula One driver Romain Grosjean said he thought of Niki Lauda's fiery crash and willed himself to get out of his burning Haas for the sake of his children, as he "saw death coming" after his accident in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

F1 will learn lessons from Grosjean's crash but also faces hard truths

Romain Grosjean's miraculous escape was vindication of F1's Halo device and safety standards, but a stark reminder of the dangers which still exist to the sport's drivers.

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Smiling Grosjean issues update from hospital bed

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HAAS DRIVER ANNOUNCEMENT

Who is Nikita Mazepin and why did he get the 2021 Haas drive?

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin is known for two things -- having lots of money and once leaving a rival with a black eye. Here's everything you need to know about one of Haas' new arrivals for 2021.

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