Max Verstappen dominates immediately, Ferrari on podium

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Formula 1, results

Max Verstappen and Red Bull dominated the first Grand Prix of the year, in Bahrain, showcasing their superiority from pole position. Sergio Perez followed closely behind his teammate, taking second place.

Carlos Sainz è secured the third step of the podium with an aggressive performance in the first part of the race, also overtaking teammate Charles Leclerc, who faced brake balance problems on his SF-24.

Despite this, Leclerc è managed to make up ground toward the end, taking fourth position and overtaking George Russell, who rounded out the top five. Even in the second half of the standings, the power of the Mercedes is being felt: Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Oscar Piastri, Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll placed sixth to tenth, respectively.

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