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The 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix (officially the 2017 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix)[1] is the third round of the 2017 Formula One Season. It was held over the weekend of 14–16 April 2017 at the Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir. It was the 13th running of the event, and 4th time to be run at night.

In qualifying, Valtteri Bottas took his maiden pole position, while Lewis Hamilton qualified second, marking Mercedes' first front row lockout of 2017. Sebastian Vettel was third fastest behind the two Mercedes drivers.


BackgroundEdit

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB13 TAG Heuer TAG Heuer P
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB13 TAG Heuer TAG Heuer P
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF70H Ferrari 062 P
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF70H Ferrari 062 P
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM10 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
31 France Esteban Ocon India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM10 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing Williams FW40 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing Williams FW40 Mercedes M08 EQ Power+ P
14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren MCL32 Honda RA617H P
2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren MCL32 Honda RA617H P
27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.17 Renault R.E.17 P
30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault Sport F1 Team Renault R.S.17 Renault R.E.17 P
26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR12 Renault R.E.17 P
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR12 Renault R.E.17 P
8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-17 Ferrari 062 P
20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas F1 Team Haas VF-17 Ferrari 062 P
9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C36 Ferrari 061 P
94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C36 Ferrari 061 P
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Practice OverviewEdit

FP1Edit

FP2Edit

FP3Edit

Practice ResultsEdit

NoDriverTeamFP1 FP2 FP3
TimePosTimePosTimePos
2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 1:34.997 13 1:34.230 20 1:34.027 15
3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1:33.097 2 1:31.376 3 1:32.809 7
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 1:32.697 1 1:31.310 1 1:32.750 3
7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 1:42.333 20 1:31.478 4 1:32.785 5
8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 1:34.564 9 1:32.505 9 1:34.205 18
9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 1:35.888 17 1:33.944 17 1:34.268 19
11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 1:34.095 4 1:33.319 15 1:33.916 11
14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 1:34.372 8 1:32.897 14 1:33.922 12
18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 1:34.322 6 1:33.361 16 1:33.965 14
19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 1:34.246 5 1:32.079 7 1:32.801 6
20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 1:35.579 16 1:32.854 11 1:34.198 17
26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 1:34.838 11 1:32.707 10 1:33.744 10
27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault 1:34.927 12 1:31.883 6 1:32.933 8
30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 1:35.068 15 1:32.876 13 1:34.417 20
31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 1:34.332 7 1:32.875 12 1:34.064 16
33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1:33.566 3 1:32.245 8 1:32.194 1
44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 1:34.636 10 1:31.594 5 1:32.304 2
55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 1:36.079 19 1:34.072 18 1:33.604 9
77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 1:35.002 14 1:31.351 2 1:32.754 4
94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 1:35.959 18 1:34.117 19 1:33.947 13
Source: [2][3][4]

QualifyingEdit

Q1Edit

Q2Edit

Q3Edit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Grid
Pos Time Pos Time Pos Time
1 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 51:31.041 21:29.555 11:28.769 1
2 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 11:30.814 11:29.535 21:28.792 2
3 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 41:31.037 31:29.596 31:29.247 3
4 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 101:31.667 71:30.497 41:29.545 4
5 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 31:30.988 41:29.843 51:29.567 5
6 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 21:30.904 61:30.307 61:29.687 6
7 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault 61:31.057 51:30.169 71:29.842 7
8 19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 71:31.373 81:30.677 81:30.074 8
9 8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 111:31.691 91:30.857 91:30.763 9
10 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 81:31.458 101:30.899 101:31.074 10
11 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 91:31.531 111:30.923 11
12 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 121:31.748 121:31.168 12
13 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 141:31.995 131:31.414 13
14 31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 131:31.774 141:31.684 14
15 14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 151:32.054 15no time 15
16 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 161:32.118 16
17 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 171:32.313 17
18 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 181:32.318 18
19 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 191:32.543 19
20 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 201:32.900 20
107% time: 1:37.170
Source: [5]

GridEdit

RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari 57 1:33:53.374 3 25
2 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes 57 +6.660 2 18
3 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Mercedes 57 +20.397 1 15
4 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 57 +22.475 5 12
5 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 57 +39.346 4 10
6 19 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 57 +54.326 8 8
7 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez India Force India-Mercedes 57 +1:02.606 18 6
8 8 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari 57 +1:14.865 9 4
9 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg France Renault 57 +1:20.188 7 2
10 31 France Esteban Ocon India Force India-Mercedes 57 +1:35.711 14 1
11 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 56 +1 Lap 13
12 26 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso 55 +2 Laps 11
13 30 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer France Renault 54 +3 Laps 10
14 14 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 53 Clutch 15
Ret 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 50 Exhaust 19
Ret 55 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. Italy Toro Rosso 12 Accident 16
Ret 18 Canada Lance Stroll United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 12 Accident 12
Ret 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 11 Brakes/accident 6
Ret 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen United States Haas-Ferrari 8 KERS failure 20
DNS 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 0 Transmission 17
Source: [6]

MilestonesEdit

Standings after raceEdit

Drivers' World Championship
Pos. Driver Pts +/-
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel 68
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 61
3 Finland Valtteri Bottas 38 ▲ 1
4 Finland Kimi Räikkönen 34 ▲ 1
5 Netherlands Max Verstappen 25 ▼ 2
6 Australia Daniel Ricciardo 22
7 Brazil Felipe Massa 16 ▲ 1
8 Mexico Sergio Pérez 14 ▲ 1
9 Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr. 10 ▼ 2
10 Denmark Kevin Magnussen 4
10 France Romain Grosjean 4 ▲ 3
12 France Esteban Ocon 3
13 Russia Daniil Kvyat 2 ▼ 2
13 Germany Nico Hülkenberg 2 ▼ 1
15 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi 0
15 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne 0
15 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer 0
15 Sweden Marcus Ericsson 0
15 Spain Fernando Alonso 0
Source:[7]
Constructors' World Championship
Pos. Team Pts +/-
1 Italy Ferrari 102 ▲ 1
2 Germany Mercedes 99 ▼ 1
3 Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer 47
4 India Force India-Mercedes 17 ▲ 1
5 United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes 16 ▲ 1
6 Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 12 ▼ 2
7 United States Haas-Ferrari 8
8 France Renault 2 ▲ 1
9 Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 0 ▼ 1
9 United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 0 ▼ 1
Source:[7]

NotesEdit

  1. "2017 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix". formula1.com. Formula One Administration. https://www.formula1.com/en/championship/races/2017/Bahrain.html. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  2. "2017 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 1 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 14 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/961/bahrain/practice-1.html. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. "2017 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 2 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 14 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/961/bahrain/practice-2.html. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. "2017 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 3 results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 15 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/961/bahrain/practice-3.html. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  5. "2017 Bahrain Grand Prix – Qualifying results". Formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 15 April 2017. https://www.formula1.com/en/results.html/2017/races/961/bahrain.html. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  6. "Bahrain Grand Prix 2017 Race Results". formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 16 April 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Collantine, Keith (16 April 2017). "2017 Bahrain Grand Prix championship points". F1 Fanatic (Keith Collantine). http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/2017/04/16/2017-bahrain-grand-prix-championship-points/. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
V T E 2017 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Haas • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Renault • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • TAG Heuer
Drivers Vandoorne • 3 Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 10 Gasly • 11 Pérez • 14 Alonso • 18 Stroll • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 36 Giovinazzi • 39 Hartley • 40 di Resta • 44 Hamilton • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers Calderon • Celis • Fong • Fuoco • Gasly • Kari • Matsushita • Russell • Turvey
Cars Ferrari SF70H • Force India VJM10 • Haas VF-17 • McLaren MCL32 • Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power+ • Red Bull RB13 • Renault R.S.17 • Sauber C36 • Toro Rosso STR12 • Williams FW40
Tyres Pirelli
Races Australia • China • Bahrain • Russia • Spain • Monaco • Canada • Azerbaijan • Austria • Britain • Hungary • Belgium • Italy • Singapore • Malaysia • Japan • United States • Mexico • Brazil • Abu Dhabi
Tests Barcelona 1 • Barcelona 2
See also 2016 Formula One Season • 2018 Formula One Season • Category
V T E Bahrain Bahrain Grand Prix
Circuits Bahrain International Circuit (2004–present)
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Races 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018
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