Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix weekend.
Max Verstappen met a slightly younger fan.
Jolyon Palmer made his first appearance in Q3.
While all the attention surrounded Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 plans, spare a thought for Stoffel Vandoorne. He also suffered with Honda’s persistent unreliability, and didn’t even get to start on his return to Bahrain.
A slightly poor start by Hamilton opened the door for Sebastian Vettel to win in Bahrain.
Brake failure ended Verstappen’s race.
Carlos Sainz Jnr and Lance Stroll
But it was Carlos Sainz Jnr who ended Lance Stroll’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Red Bull did not like the soft tyres. Hamilton passes Daniel Ricciardo immediately after the restart, and Kimi Raikkonen also demoted him later on the same lap.
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