2021 Formula 1 World Championship 2021 - Pre-season testing Live

14 March, 2021 - 16:12

This concludes our testing coverage from Bahrain.

Red Bull & Verstappen look to be the team to beat but don't underestimate Mercedes.

We will be back in just under two weeks for the Bahrain Grand Prix. See you then!

14 March, 2021 - 16:06
14 March, 2021 - 16:04
14 March, 2021 - 16:03

A bit of an incident at the end there into Turn 10 between Sainz and Raikkonen.

Sainz went up the inside but Raikkonen turned in. No damage thankfully.

14 March, 2021 - 15:59

That's testing done and dusted - Verstappen on top.

14 March, 2021 - 15:58

Into the final two minutes...

14 March, 2021 - 15:51

Russell pits but here comes Hamilton on the C5 tyres...

14 March, 2021 - 15:49

Russell takes to the track on the C5s.

14 March, 2021 - 15:46

Verstappen has another go on the softs but he's impeded by Mazepin into Turn 1.

14 March, 2021 - 15:42

Into the final 20 minutes...

14 March, 2021 - 15:39
14 March, 2021 - 15:38

Sainz goes third fastest on the C4 tyre, 0.6s down on Verstappen's benchmark.

14 March, 2021 - 15:38

A spin for Hamilton on his outlap... a tad embarrassing for the reigning champion.

14 March, 2021 - 15:32

Verstappen returns to the top of the timesheets with a 1m28.960 on the C4, 0.093s clear of Tsunoda who also improved on the C5.

14 March, 2021 - 15:29

Verstappen is out on the C4 soft tyres... let's see what he can do!

14 March, 2021 - 15:28

Sainz improves to 11th fastest in the Ferrari, 1.4s off the pace while running on the C3 tyre.

14 March, 2021 - 15:26

Hamilton improves to fourth fastest in the Mercedes, although 0.7s behind Tsunoda in the AlphaTauri.

14 March, 2021 - 15:24

It's a 1m29.282s for Tsunoda at the top of the timesheets, on the C5 tyre.

14 March, 2021 - 15:23

Tsunoda is improving again, this time on the C5s.

14 March, 2021 - 15:22

How the times are currently shaping up in Bahrain