2015 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Bahrain flagRace results and statistics for the 2015 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, held at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain on Sunday, 19 April 2015. Officially known as the 2015 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, this is the 4th round of the 2015 F1 season.

Race Summary

CircuitBahrain International Circuit, Sakhir
Date19 April
Fastest LapKimi Räikkönen 01:36.311
PoleLewis Hamilton 01:37.857
Podium1ˢᵗ Lewis Hamilton (49) , 2ⁿᵈ Kimi Räikkönen (7) , 3ʳᵈ Nico Rosberg (1)
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Race Results

PosNoDriverTeamTimeLapsFastest LapLedGridPts
144United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Germany Mercedes AMG F1 Team01:35:05.80957
01:37.857
49
1
25
27Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Italy Scuderia Ferrari+3.38057
01:36.311
7
4
18
36Germany Nico Rosberg
Germany Mercedes AMG F1 Team+6.03357
01:37.326
1
3
15
477Finland Valtteri Bottas
United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing+42.95757
01:38.095
0
5
12
55Germany Sebastian Vettel
Italy Scuderia Ferrari+43.98957
01:36.624
0
2
10
63Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Austria Infiniti Red Bull Racing+1:01.75157
01:38.948
0
7
8
78France Romain Grosjean
United Kingdom Lotus F1 Team+1:24.76357
01:39.161
0
10
6
811Mexico Sergio Pérez
India Sahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap56
01:38.338
0
11
4
926Russia Daniil Kvyat
Austria Infiniti Red Bull Racing+1 lap56
01:38.725
0
17
2
1019Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom Williams Martini Racing+1 lap56
01:39.094
0
6
1
1114Spain Fernando Alonso
United Kingdom McLaren Honda+1 lap56
01:38.992
0
14
0
1212Brazil Felipe Nasr
Switzerland Sauber F1 Team+1 lap56
01:38.216
0
12
0
1327Germany Nico Hulkenberg
India Sahara Force India F1 Team+1 lap56
01:38.653
0
8
0
149Sweden Marcus Ericsson
Switzerland Sauber F1 Team+1 lap56
01:38.422
0
13
0
1513Venezuela Pastor Maldonado
United Kingdom Lotus F1 Team+1 lap56
01:37.665
0
16
0
1628United Kingdom Will Stevens
United Kingdom Manor Marussia F1 Team+2 laps55
01:41.759
0
18
0
1798Spain Roberto Merhi
United Kingdom Manor Marussia F1 Team+3 laps54
01:42.033
0
19
0
Ret33Netherlands Max Verstappen
Italy Scuderia Toro RossoEletrics34
01:39.607
0
15
0
Ret55Spain Carlos Sainz Jr.
Italy Scuderia Toro RossoWheel29
01:40.651
0
9
0
DNS22United Kingdom Jenson Button
United Kingdom McLaren HondaElectrics0

0
20
0

Race Notes

  • Jenson Button (McLaren-Honda) failed to qualify but was allowed to take the start as he had recorded a suitable time in Practice. However, his car was unable to be repaired in time following an electrical problem, and he subsequently failed to start the race.
  • Felipe Massa (Williams-Mercedes) stalled on the grid as the field began the formation lap due to an electrical problem. His team managed to recover the car into the pit lane, where it was successfully started, and Massa was allowed to start the race from the pit lane.

Race Milestones

  • 2nd year that the Bahrain GP was run as night race
  • 11th Bahrain Grand Prix
  • 11th Grand Prix at this circuit
  • 920th Formula 1 Grand Prix
  • 42th pole position for Lewis Hamilton
  • 39th pole position for Mercedes - Constructor
  • 122th pole position for Mercedes - Engine
  • 36th career win for Lewis Hamilton
  • 30th podium finish for Nico Rosberg
  • 32nd win for Mercedes - Constructor
  • 118th win for Mercedes - Engine

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