• Hamilton and Bottas dominate opening practice in Bahrain

    Il y a 1 mois - Par F1i

    Freshly crowned F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas dominated Friday's opening practice in Bahrain, clocking in as the only drivers to break below the 1m30s mark at Sakhir.
    The leading duo was followed by Racing Point's Sergio Perez who ended FP1 just 0.449s adrift from Hamilton while McLaren's Carlos Sainz and AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly rounded off the top five.
    Times to follow...
    After Turkey's soggy and chilly thrills and spills, F1 teams were delighted to head to Bahrain's warm and dry desert. Except that Friday at Manama dawned wet and cool!
    While the...
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  • Hamilton urges F1 'to do more' for human rights in hosting countries

    Hamilton urges F1 'to do more' for human rights in hosting countries

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    Lewis Hamilton says human rights issues are "a massive problem" in several countries visited by F1, the seven-time world champion urging his sport to do more to exert change.
    Ahead of this weekend's round of racing in Bahrain, the topic of human rights and Formula 1 was predictably raised along with accusations that the sport willingly looks the other way when it comes to the kingdom's longstanding record of arresting and harassing dissents, including those opposing the country's Grand Prix
    In 2011, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone was forced to call off the race in the wake of a civil unrest...
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