LEWIS Hamilton and Mercedes put on a strategic masterclass to win a spectacular season opener in Bahrain. Hamilton was able to defend against the charging Red Bull of Max Verstappen.
The opening weekend of the 2021 season was filled with battles up and down the grid, and proved that this season may be the closest in the turbo hybrid era. With a record number of races scheduled for the season, F1 fans will be in for drama filled weekends throughout the year.
Listen to the Backmarkers Podcast where we have a comprehensive breakdown of the whole weekend! Check it out below.