Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix as Leclerc suffers heartbreak
World champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday as Charles Leclerc saw his hopes of a maiden victory shattered by his misfiring Ferrari.
Hamilton claimed victory under the safety car in front of Mercedes teammate Valterri Bottas, who won the season-opener in Australia, with pole sitter Leclerc taking third place.
Sebastian Vettel, in the second Ferrari, was fifth just behind Max Verstappen in a Red Bull.
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