Peter Windsor looks back at qualifying for the Sakhir F1 GP on Bahrain's short Outer Circuit. Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas took the pole amidst the traffic and Red Bull-Honda's Max Verstappen lines up third. Both were impressive, as ever - but the real stars of qualifying were George Russell, who put the other Mercedes on the front row, only 0.26sec behind Valtteri, and Charles Leclerc, who was breathtakingly fast in a Ferrari that is still a long way from being well-balanced and comfortable to drive; Charles starts P4.


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