Eight reasons Mercedes lost the Bahrain GP

Eight reasons Mercedes lost the Bahrain GP

Mercedes' pace advantage in Bahrain looked clearer than at any other time in 2017 so far, yet it lost the race to Ferrari. The reasons why were complicated and numerous

If you qualify one-two for a Formula 1 race, logic dictates you should head home with a victory trophy in your hands.

Mercedes locked out the front row for the first time this season, with the biggest pace advantage we've seen so far in 2017, yet somehow it was Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari that left Bahrain grasping the spoils of glory.

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