Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team’s Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow’s Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position after setting a fastest time of 1m 29.493s and will start the race just ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg.
Scuderia Ferrari locked out the second row with Sebastian Vettel in third with Kimi Raikkonen starting the race from fourth. The Iceman was 0.751s behind Hamilton.
Daniel Ricciardo will start the race from fifth place for the Red Bull Racing team just ahead of the Williams Martini Racing Team duo of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa with the Sahara Force India Formula One Team’s Nico Hulkenberg starting the race from eighth place.
Romain Grosjean did a fantastic job for the Haas F1 Team as the Frenchman will start the race from ninth place with Max Verstappen rounding out the top ten for Toro Rosso.
Carlos Sainz in the second Toro Rosso will start the race from 11th place just ahead of reigning GP2 champion Stoffel Vandoorne who is driving in place of the injured Fernando Alonso at McLaren Honda as the Spaniard is suffering from a fractured rib. Vandoorne will start his first Formula One race just ahead of team mate Jenson Button who starts the race from 14th place just behind the Haas F1 Team’s Esteban Gutierrez.
Daniil Kvyat will start the race from 15th for Red Bull Racing. Manor Racing’s Pascal Wehrlein was along with Vandoorne the star of the show as the German will start the race from 16th place.
Marcus Ericssson in the Sauber C35 Ferrari will start the race from 17th place just ahead of Sahara Force India Formula One Team’s Sergio Perez who suffered an extremely tough session as the Mexican will start the race from 18th place just ahead of Jolyon Palmer in the Renault Sport F1 Team RS16.
Manor Racing’s Rio Haryanto will start the race from 20th place just ahead of the Sauber F1 Team’s Felipe Nasr who will be the last driver to line up on the grid in 21st place.
Renault Sport F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen will start the race from the pit-lane after being handed a penalty for not attending the weighbridge during practice yesterday. The Dane took part in qualifying and was 19th fastest so everyone behind him moves up a place.