Nico Rosberg has won the 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix after starting second from pole position. He takes the early lead on the first lap and then finish the race by winning his second race of the season while Kimi Raikkonen finished 2nd and Hamilton finished the third. Here is complete F1 2016 Bahrain grand Prix highlights.
Hamilton loses his lead in the first lap and went 6 places behind. Rosberg took the lead while Ferrari had already lost Vettel due to engine failure before the race. Raikkonen tried to overtake Rosberg but failed and finished the second.
The 2016 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix is finished and now we move to Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai where 3rd grand Prix of the 2016 season will host from 17th April.
Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg has made his intentions clear with the win in Australia grand Prix 2016.
McLaren’s Fernando Alonso has been barred from racing in the Bahrain Grand Prix after suffering “rib fractures” and a partially collapsed lung in his 180mph crash in Australia.
F1 grand Prix TV schedule
United Kingdom (UK) viewers can watch Bahrain Grand Prix 2016 live on SkySports F1 Channel and Channel 4 (10 Grand Prix Live) while United States (US) viewers can watch it on NBC Sports. The race begins at 4pm on this Sunday, April 3, with build-up underway from 2.30pm UK time.
- Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
- Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
- Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
- Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
- Romain Grosjean (Haas)
- Max Verstappen (Toro Rosso)
- Daniil Kvyat (Red Bull)
- Felipe Massa (Williams)
- Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
- Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren)
F1 Bahrain grand Prix track STATS
|2015 winner||Lewis Hamilton, 57 laps, 1:35:05.809s|
|2015 pole position||Lewis Hamilton, 1m32.571s|
|2015 fastest lap||Kimi Räikkönen 1m36.311s (lap 42)|
|Name||Bahrain International Circuit|
|Circuit length||5.412km/3.363-mile (11th longest track of the year)|
|Distance to Turn One||400m/0.249 miles|
|Longest straight||1.09km/0.677 miles|
|Top speed||335km/h/208mph, on the approach to Turn One|
|Pitlane length||420m/0.261 miles, estimated time loss 21s|
|Full throttle||64 per cent|
|DRS zones||Two, on the approaches to Turns One and 11|
|Key corner||Turn 10, a tricky off-camber, downhill left-hander. It’s important to make a clean exit because the second DRS zone follows.|
|Fastest corner||185km/h (115mph), Turn 13|
|Slowest corner||80km/h (50mph), Turn 10|
|Major changes for 2016||None|
|Fuel consumption||1.8kg per lap, making it one of the most fuel-critical races of the season. It’s one of the longest races of the season and there are lots of bursts of acceleration from low speed|
|Brake wear||High. There are eight big stops from high speed, the biggest coming at Turns One and 14|
|Gear changes||52 per lap /2964 per race|
Bahrain Grand Prix Highlights 2016
Here we’ll update all latest results from qualifying round and on 3rd April 2016 Sunday’s main race. After the Sunday’s Bahrain GP 2016 race, Bahrain Grand Prix Highlights with results and drivers standings will be updated here with full race replay video just after the race.