- Lewis Hamilton eyes a race victory after the disappointment of Australia
- The Briton starts in ninth after a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change
- Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel starts on pole on his 200th race start in the sport
- Follow all the twists and turns in Bahrain with Sportsmail right here
Lewis Hamilton is looking for his first race win of the new season but faces a tough task in Bahrain after a grid penalty.
The Briton qualified fourth fastest under the lights on Saturday but a gearbox change means he starts Sunday’s race from ninth with his rivals leading the field.
Ferrari occupy the front row with Sebastian Vettel targeting a second successive Grand Prix victory. Follow all the action here as it happens. Sportsmail’s JONATHAN MCEVOY will provide updates from the track.