Lewis Hamilton
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Click Here to Know Where to Watch Qualifying Live of the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton comes into the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix as the favourite to win the race at the Bahrain International Circuit after winning the Malaysian Grand Prix last weekend.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the Australian Grand Prix starts at 12pm GMT, with Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports F1 HD providing live coverage in the UK.
Real-time internet updates are available on the Live Timing section of the sport's official website. Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 4pm GMT.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Bahrain International Circuit
  • First F1 Race: 2004
  • Circuit Length: 5.412 km
  • Number of Laps: 57
  • Race Distance: 308.238 km
  • Fastest Lap: Pedro De La Rosa 1:31.447
  • Most Wins: Fernando Alonso (3)
  • 2013 Winner: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
  • 2013 Pole: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

Driver's championship

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg leads the drivers' championship leader board, despite losing the top spot to his teammate Hamilton during the Malaysian Grand Prix. The German driver finished second behind his teammate as he leads the driver's championship with 43 points after two races.

Hamilton is second with 18 points him, while Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is third with 24 points.

Constructor's championship

With Mercedes' 1-2 podium finish at Sepang, they lead the constructor's championship with 68 points after two races. McLaren are second with 43 points while Ferrari are 13 points behind the second place rivals.