The 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix started April 8th, 2018 at 17:10 on Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. Sebastian Vettel started from pole position with Kimi Räikkönen next to him. Valtteri Bottas started from third place.
After 1 hour, 32 minutes and 01 seconds Sebastian Vettel finished the race first. The podium was completed with Valtteri Bottas in second and Lewis Hamilton in third place.
The fastest laps was driven by Valtteri Bottas in a time of 1:33.740.
After the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 50 points. Vettel is 17 points ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Location
Sakhir, Bahrain
Date
April 8th, 2018 at 17:10
Round
2/21
Winner
Sebastian Vettel
Winning time
1:32:01.940
Pole position
Sebastian Vettel
Fastest lap
Valtteri Bottas 1:33.740
Fastest pitstop
Lewis Hamilton 24.302 (lap 26)

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:32:01.940 1 57 25
2 1
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes +0.699 3 57 18
3 6
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes +6.512 9 57 15
4 1
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso +1:02.234 5 57 12
5 1
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team +1:15.046 6 57 10
6 1
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault +1:39.024 7 57 8
7 6
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren +1 Lap 13 56 6
8 6
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren +1 Lap 14 56 4
9 8
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber +1 Lap 17 56 2
10 2
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India +1 Lap 8 56 1
11 1
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault +1 Lap 10 56 0
12 7
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber +1 Lap 19 56 0
13 3
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team +1 Lap 16 56 0
14 6
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams +1 Lap 20 56 0
15 3
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams +1 Lap 18 56 0
16 4
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India +1 Lap 12 56 0
17 6
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso +1 Lap 11 56 0
-
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari DNF (Wheel) 2 35 0
-
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull DNF (Puncture) 15 3 0
-
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull DNF (Electrical) 4 1 0
Pos Driver Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Delta
1
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:29.060 1:28.341 1:27.958
2
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:28.951 1:28.515 1:28.101 +0.143
3
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes 1:29.275 1:28.794 1:28.124 +0.166
4
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:29.396 1:28.458 1:28.220 +0.262
5
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:29.552 1:28.962 1:28.398 +0.440
6
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso 1:30.121 1:29.836 1:29.329 +1.371
7
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:29.594 1:29.623 1:29.358 +1.400
8
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault 1:30.260 1:29.187 1:29.570 +1.612
9
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India 1:30.338 1:30.009 1:29.874 +1.916
10
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault 1:29.893 1:29.802 1:29.986 +2.028
11
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso 1:30.412 1:30.105
12
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:30.218 1:30.156
13
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:30.530 1:30.212
14
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren 1:30.479 1:30.525
15
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:29.374
16
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team 1:30.530
17
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:31.063
18
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams 1:31.414
19
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber 1:31.420
20
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams 1:31.503
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:29.868 15
2
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:30.393 +0.525 8
3
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:30.452 +0.584 8
4
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:30.691 +0.823 14
5
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:30.719 +0.851 8
6
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes 1:30.781 +0.913 16
7
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault 1:31.144 +1.276 11
8
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault 1:31.200 +1.332 12
9
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso 1:31.438 +1.570 18
10
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:31.445 +1.577 13
11
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso 1:31.460 +1.592 18
12
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team 1:31.513 +1.645 14
13
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India 1:31.554 +1.686 17
14
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:31.564 +1.696 14
15
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:31.737 +1.869 14
16
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:31.859 +1.991 17
17
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren 1:31.860 +1.992 14
18
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber 1:32.047 +2.179 19
19
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams 1:32.463 +2.595 11
20
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams 1:32.865 +2.997 12
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:29.817 32
2
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:29.828 +0.011 37
3
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes 1:30.380 +0.563 31
4
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:30.472 +0.655 32
5
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:30.745 +0.928 32
6
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:30.751 +0.934 31
7
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault 1:31.220 +1.403 34
8
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso 1:31.232 +1.415 38
9
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:31.282 +1.465 29
10
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren 1:31.422 +1.605 35
11
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team 1:31.591 +1.774 33
12
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault 1:31.601 +1.784 34
13
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India 1:31.809 +1.992 31
14
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:31.868 +2.051 34
15
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:31.969 +2.152 35
16
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber 1:32.372 +2.555 37
17
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams 1:32.382 +2.565 30
18
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams 1:32.474 +2.657 37
19
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:32.733 +2.916 32
20
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso 1:32.908 +3.091 38
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:31.060 14
2
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes 1:31.364 +0.304 24
3
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:31.458 +0.398 18
4
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:31.470 +0.410 17
5
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:32.272 +1.212 21
6
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team 1:32.516 +1.456 23
7
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso 1:32.779 +1.719 26
8
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault 1:32.885 +1.825 21
9
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:32.971 +1.911 19
10
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault 1:33.104 +2.044 18
11
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:33.223 +2.163 24
12
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber 1:33.278 +2.218 20
13
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren 1:33.364 +2.304 25
14
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams 1:33.379 +2.319 22
15
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams 1:33.467 +2.407 29
16
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso 1:33.497 +2.437 27
17
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:33.508 +2.448 22
18
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:33.662 +2.602 26
19
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India 1:33.794 +2.734 23
20
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 2

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 2 2 50
2
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 2 33 -17
3
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes 1 22 -28
4
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 16 -34
5
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1 15 -35
6
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault 14 -36
7
#10 Pierre Gasly
Toro Rosso 12 -38
8
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 12 -38
9
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 10 -40
10
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 8 -42
11
#2 Stoffel Vandoorne
McLaren 6 -44
12
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 2 -48
13
#55 Carlos Sainz
Renault 1 -49
14
#31 Esteban Ocon
Force India 1 -49
15
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 0 -50
16
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sauber 0 -50
17
#8 Romain Grosjean
Haas F1 Team 0 -50
18
#18 Lance Stroll
Williams 0 -50
19
#28 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso 0 -50
20
#35 Sergey Sirotkin
Williams 0 -50
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Ferrari 2 3 65
2 Mercedes 3 55 -10
3 McLaren 22 -43
4 Red Bull 20 -45
5 Renault 15 -50
6 Toro Rosso 12 -53
7 Haas F1 Team 10 -55
8 Sauber 2 -63
9 Force India 1 -64
10 Williams 0 -65

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2023
#1 Max Verstappen
Sergio Pérez
Fernando Alonso
Max Verstappen
2022
#16 Charles Leclerc
Carlos Sainz
Lewis Hamilton
1:34.570 -
Charles Leclerc
Charles Leclerc
2021
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen
Valtteri Bottas
1:32.090 -
Valtteri Bottas
Max Verstappen
2020
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen
Alexander Albon
1:32.014 -
Max Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton
2019
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
Charles Leclerc
1:33.411 -
Charles Leclerc
Charles Leclerc
2017
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
1:32.798 -
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
2016
#6 Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Lewis Hamilton
1:34.482 -
Nico Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton
2015
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Kimi Räikkönen
Nico Rosberg
1:36.311 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Lewis Hamilton
2014
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Sergio Pérez
1:37.020 -
Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg
2013
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
1:36.961 -
Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg
2012
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
1:36.379 -
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel
2010
#8 Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
1:58.287 -
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
2009
#22 Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
Jarno Trulli
1:34.556 -
Jarno Trulli
Jarno Trulli
2008
#2 Felipe Massa
Kimi Räikkönen
Robert Kubica
1:33.193 -
Heikki Kovalainen
Robert Kubica
2007
#5 Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
Kimi Räikkönen
1:34.067 -
Felipe Massa
Felipe Massa
2006
#1 Fernando Alonso
Michael Schumacher
Kimi Räikkönen
1:32.408 -
Nico Rosberg
Michael Schumacher
2005
#5 Fernando Alonso
Jarno Trulli
Kimi Räikkönen
1:31.447 -
Pedro de la Rosa
Fernando Alonso
2004
#1 Michael Schumacher
Rubens Barrichello
Jenson Button
1:30.252 -
Michael Schumacher
Michael Schumacher