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Mercedes sweeps Sakhir GP front row with Valtteri Bottas on pole, George Russell in second

In his first qualification session in a Mercedes, George Russell ended the session only .026 seconds behind teammate Valtteri Bottas.

F1 Sakhir GP: Bottas edges Russell for pole position

Valtteri Bottas beat George Russell in qualifying for the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain, but only by 0.026s as Mercedes' temporary Formula 1 line-up battled for pole

Max Verstappen tops Practice 3 for Sakhir GP; George Russell seventh

Max Verstappen spun on hard tires early in the session before rebounding to post the fastest time. Valtteri Bottas and Pierre Gasly rounded out the top three.

F1 Sakhir GP: Verstappen heads Bottas in FP3, Russell seventh

Max Verstappen set the pace in final practice for the Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix, leading from Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas as Friday pace-setter George Russell could only finish seventh

Mercedes denies treating Sakhir GP as 2022 shootout for Russell and Bottas

Mercedes claims it is not treating this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix as a shootout between George Russell and Valtteri Bottas for a 2022 Formula 1 seat

Mercedes: Sakhir not a shootout between Russell, Bottas for 2022

Mercedes claims it is not treating this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix as a shootout between George Russell and Valtteri Bottas for a 2022 Formula 1 seat.

The critical area that Russell and Mercedes must ace in the Sakhir GP

Given George Russell's shock call up to drive for Mercedes in the Sakhir Grand Prix, there's plenty of extra scrutiny on the Black Arrows' fortunes this weekend. One area deserves special attention come his race outing against Valtteri Bottas

F1 Sakhir GP: Russell completes Friday sweep in FP2, Verstappen second

George Russell topped FP2 for Formula 1's Sakhir Grand Prix, while his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas had a succession of flying lap efforts deleted for track limits abuse

Bottas: Being beaten by Russell in F1 Sakhir GP "wouldn't look good"

Valtteri Bottas acknowledges that if George Russell beats him on his Mercedes debut as Lewis Hamilton's replacement for Formula 1's Sakhir Grand Prix "it wouldn't look so good on me"

Bottas unsure whether to laugh or cry over bad F1 luck

Valtteri Bottas says he is unsure whether to laugh or cry over his recent bad luck in Formula 1, but hopes it will even out in the near future