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Mercedes march on, Red Bull closing in

With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg looked comfortable in the scorching Sepang sunshine, but quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettelhad managed to split the pair in a wet qualifying session. The German Red Bull driver fell behind Rosberg before the first corner on race day in Malaysiabut managed to push his compatriot for long periods before the gap widened in the final stages of the 56-lap race. Vettel's 15 points...
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