Overview: F1 team-mate qualifying battles

Overview: F1 team-mate qualifying battles

As often highlighted: a Formula 1 driver's main reference point is their team-mate. Although race results and the final standings mean more, grid positions are also an important matter. As the 2017 season rumbles on, GPUpdate.net will keep intra-team qualifying battles up to date. Here is the list at the Italian Grand Prix. Read more…

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  1. Sunday 17 September 2017

  2. Overview: F1 team-mate qualifying battles 07:12

    Overview: F1 team-mate qualifying battles

    As often highlighted: a Formula 1 driver's main reference point is their team-mate. Although race results and the final standings mean more, grid positions are…

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  3. Thursday 20 April 2017

  4. Video: Ricciardo, Verstappen meet fans 09:32

    Video: Ricciardo, Verstappen meet fans

    Watch as Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen meet fans at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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  5. Wednesday 19 April 2017

  6. Video: Ricciardo reflects on Bahrain GP 12:02

    Video: Ricciardo reflects on Bahrain GP

    Daniel Ricciardo reflects on his Bahrain Grand Prix after qualifying fourth and finishing fifth.

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  7. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  8. Video: Sauber's Bahrain GP race report 10:02

    Video: Sauber's Bahrain GP race report

    Sauber drivers Marcus Ericsson (DNF) and Pascal Wehrlein (P11) reflect on the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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  9. Mark Sutton: Story behind the shot - Bahrain 09:12

    Mark Sutton: Story behind the shot - Bahrain

    Especially for lovers of motorsport photography, GPUpdate.net's race-by-race series, Story Behind the Shot, continues throughout the 2017 season. Mark Sutton of…

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  10. Bottas understands 'tough' team orders 08:22

    Bottas understands 'tough' team orders

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has labelled team orders as "tough" but says he understands why they were applied during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Bottas…

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  11. Monday 17 April 2017

  12. Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround 17:32

    Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround

    Stoffel Vandoorne has insisted he retains faith in McLaren-Honda to make gains after its dismal start to the season continued in Bahrain, but was unable to…

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  13. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:30

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel made it 2-1 to Ferrari in 2017 with victory, while Mercedes claimed a double podium after a couple of setbacks. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  14. Kvyat: Chances were 'over' after first lap 15:22

    Kvyat: Chances were 'over' after first lap

    Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat says his prospects of securing a good result at the Bahrain Grand Prix were "over" after he went wide on the opening lap of the…

    F1
  15. Wehrlein content with Formula 1 return 13:44

    Wehrlein content with Formula 1 return

    Pascal Wehrlein believes he and Sauber "extracted the maximum" possible from its Bahrain Grand Prix as he finished 11th on his Formula 1 comeback. Wehrlein…

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  16. Hülkenberg: Race exposed weaknesses 12:28

    Hülkenberg: Race exposed weaknesses

    Nico Hülkenberg believes the Bahrain Grand Prix exposed some of Renault's weaknesses, compared to its performance over one lap. Hülkenberg qualified…

    F1
  17. Pérez hails 'amazing' Force India recovery 11:10

    Pérez hails 'amazing' Force India recovery

    Sergio Pérez hailed Force India's "amazing recovery" as he extended his points streak at the Bahrain Grand Prix, despite starting from 18th place. Pérez…

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  18. Massa: Sixth 'like a victory' for Williams 10:02

    Massa: Sixth 'like a victory' for Williams

    Felipe Massa says securing sixth at the Bahrain Grand Prix was "like a victory" for Williams as he battled with more competitive rivals during the early stages…

    F1
  19. Räikkönen left to rue poor opening lap 08:44

    Räikkönen left to rue poor opening lap

    Kimi Räikkönen says he and Ferrari are "absolutely doing the right things", but feels a poor start compromised his prospects at the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  20. Sunday 16 April 2017

  21. 21:14

    Latest Formula 1 photos: Sunday at Sakhir

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  22. Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing' 21:08

    Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda's straight-line speed deficit was "amazing" as he attempted to battle with rivals during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Alonso…

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  23. Sainz Jr. gets grid drop for Russian GP 19:19

    Sainz Jr. gets grid drop for Russian GP

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the Russian Grand Prix after he was deemed the guilty party in a collision with Lance Stroll in…

    F1
  24. Ferrari now confident of title challenge 19:16

    Ferrari now confident of title challenge

    Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari is now "completely confident" of a season-long challenge after the team's second victory of the campaign at the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  25. Ricciardo thought victory was possible 19:00

    Ricciardo thought victory was possible

    Daniel Ricciardo says he thought he had a genuine shot at victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix before the early Safety Car and switch from Super Soft to Soft…

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  26. Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles 18:30

    Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles

    Valtteri Bottas was left to rue a "tricky race" as he struggled with his rear tyres at the Bahrain Grand Prix, dropping from the lead to third…

    F1
  27. Hamilton apologises for pit lane penalty 18:24

    Hamilton apologises for pit lane penalty

    Lewis Hamilton has apologised to his Mercedes team after he was handed a five-second time penalty for driving unnecessarily slowly in the pit lane during the…

    F1
  28. Vettel feared Safety Car would ruin race 18:14

    Vettel feared Safety Car would ruin race

    Sebastian Vettel says he initially feared the Safety Car period during the early stages of the Bahrain Grand Prix would work against him, before he went on to…

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  29. 17:46

    In full: Bahrain Grand Prix race results

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  30. Vettel beats Mercedes drivers to victory 17:42

    Vettel beats Mercedes drivers to victory

    Sebastian Vettel got the better of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to take his and Ferrari's second victory of the season at the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  31. Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem 15:58

    Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne was unable to start the Bahrain Grand Prix after yet another power unit problem developed inside his MCL32. Vandoorne was…

    F1
  32. 15:32

    Follow the Bahrain Grand Prix live!

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  33. 15:02

    Starting grid for the Bahrain Grand Prix

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  34. Hülkenberg, Sirotkin to test for Renault 12:02

    Hülkenberg, Sirotkin to test for Renault

    Renault has confirmed that race driver Nico Hülkenberg and reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin will complete mileage for the team at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix…

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  35. Force India gives Celis Jr. another test day 11:15

    Force India gives Celis Jr. another test day

    Force India will hand reserve driver and World Series Formula V8 3.5 racer Alfonso Celis Jr. another day in the VJM10 at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix…

    F1
  36. Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm' 10:32

    Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised Valtteri Bottas' level-headedness after the Finn beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  37. Sainz Jr. annoyed to miss 'great chance' 10:05

    Sainz Jr. annoyed to miss 'great chance'

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. expressed his frustration after missing a "great chance" to qualify inside the top 10 for the Bahrain Grand Prix due to another…

    F1
  38. Wehrlein still in pain on Formula 1 return 09:02

    Wehrlein still in pain on Formula 1 return

    Pascal Wehrlein says his back, which he injured during the pre-season, is still giving him discomfort, but nonetheless expects to complete the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  39. Saturday 15 April 2017

  40. 19:02

    Latest Formula 1 photos: Saturday at Sakhir

    F1
  41. Grosjean upbeat over Haas turnaround 18:54

    Grosjean upbeat over Haas turnaround

    Romain Grosjean says he was pleased with Haas' turnaround from practice to qualifying in Bahrain as he secured a spot in Q3 for the second time in three…

    F1
  42. Hülkenberg compares Q3 lap to Brazil pole 18:40

    Hülkenberg compares Q3 lap to Brazil pole

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg says he delivered "one of my best qualifying laps" in Formula 1 on his way to seventh on the grid for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  43. Ricciardo pleased to split Ferrari drivers 18:25

    Ricciardo pleased to split Ferrari drivers

    Daniel Ricciardo expressed positivity at being able to split the Ferrari drivers, as he secured fourth place on the grid for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Red Bull…

    F1
  44. Alonso to take on new power unit for race 18:08

    Alonso to take on new power unit for race

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso says he will need to take on a new power unit for the Bahrain Grand Prix after his engine "blew up" during…

    F1
  45. Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job' 17:48

    Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job'

    Lewis Hamilton has admitted that new team-mate Valtteri Bottas simply "did the better job" after claiming pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton…

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  46. Vettel surprised by pole deficit to Mercedes 17:45

    Vettel surprised by pole deficit to Mercedes

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel conceded he was "a bit down" after witnessing the deficit to rival Mercedes during qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Vettel…

    F1
  47. Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many' 17:38

    Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many'

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas delighted in his first career pole position as he edged team-mate Lewis Hamilton during qualifying for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  48. 17:07

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Qualifying results

    F1
  49. Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole 17:05

    Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole

    Valtteri Bottas edged out Lewis Hamilton during Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying to claim his maiden Formula 1 pole position, as Mercedes lapped significantly…

    F1
  50. 15:42

    Follow qualifying for the Bahrain GP!

    F1
  51. 14:07

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Full Practice 3 results

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  52. Verstappen puts Red Bull on top in FP3 14:05

    Verstappen puts Red Bull on top in FP3

    Max Verstappen put Red Bull at the top of the timesheets during Saturday afternoon's final free practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes…

    F1
  53. 12:45

    Follow final practice for the Bahrain GP!

    F1
  54. Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups 12:13

    Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups

    Mercedes and Ferrari have confirmed their line-ups for the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test. Formula 1 teams will stay on at the Bahrain International Circuit…

    F1
  55. Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind' 11:28

    Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind'

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted that he will be going into qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix "a bit blind" after enduring technical…

    F1
  56. Ferrari hopes to recover Räikkönen engine 09:42

    Ferrari hopes to recover Räikkönen engine

    Ferrari is hopeful that it can save the parts from Kimi Räikkönen's engine after his session-ending problem during first practice in Bahrain. Räikkönen…

    F1
  57. Wehrlein 'feeling comfortable' on return 08:02

    Wehrlein 'feeling comfortable' on return

    Pascal Wehrlein says he is "feeling comfortable" after returning to action during Friday practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, having missed the first two rounds…

    F1
  58. Friday 14 April 2017

  59. 20:47

    Latest Formula 1 photos: Friday at Sakhir

    F1
  60. Hülkenberg cleared over Hamilton block 20:45

    Hülkenberg cleared over Hamilton block

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg has been cleared by stewards after allegedly impeding Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton during practice for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  61. Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim 19:04

    Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim

    Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes' data puts Ferrari two-tenths of a second ahead in race-trim following the first day of practice for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  62. Vettel 'lucky' to recover from FP2 glitch 18:42

    Vettel 'lucky' to recover from FP2 glitch

    Sebastian Vettel says he feels "lucky" to have been able to rejoin the track after a technical glitch during second practice for the Bahrain Grand…

    F1
  63. Ricciardo: RBR pace 'doesn't make sense' 18:20

    Ricciardo: RBR pace 'doesn't make sense'

    Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that Red Bull's frontrunning pace during the first day of practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix "doesn't make sense". Red Bull…

    F1
  64. Horner renews call for ban on T-wings 18:06

    Horner renews call for ban on T-wings

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has renewed calls for an immediate ban on T-wings after Max Verstappen struck debris during second practice for the Bahrain…

    F1
  65. 17:35

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Full Practice 2 results

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  66. Vettel remains on top in second practice 17:32

    Vettel remains on top in second practice

    Sebastian Vettel stayed at the head of the pack during Friday evening's second practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, as three teams – Ferrari, Mercedes…

    F1
  67. 15:46

    Follow second practice for the Bahrain GP!

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  68. Video: Bahrain GP braking demands 14:33

    Video: Bahrain GP braking demands

    Get the lowdown on the braking demands at the Bahrain Grand Prix from F1 supplier Brembo.

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