Formula 1
Bahrain 2014
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2014 Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to victory after an epic race-long battle under the Bahrain floodlights, with the pair trading places on numerous occasions and crossing the line just one second apart.

Hamilton's hard fought victory - in what was the 900th Formula One Grand Prix - enabled him to close the gap to Rosberg in the world championship standings by seven points. The German now holds a narrow 11-point advantage in the early stages of the title race.

Note - Ricciardo qualified third, penalised 10 grid places for unsafe release at previous round. Sutil qualified 18th, penalised 5 grid places for forcing Grosjean off track in Q1.