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Bahrain GP: Race notes - Pirelli

Tyre strategy was central to one of the most closely fought grands prix in recent history, with a thrilling finale set up by a safety car when there were just 10 laps left to go.After the restart, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton led on the medium tyre from his team mate Nico Rosberg, who used a different two-stop strategy to finish the race on the faster soft tyre. Despite having a tyre that was theoretically slower, Hamilton was able to hold off Rosberg - who set the fastest lap - to take back-to-back victories. Similar battles took place throughout the top 10, with drivers on faster compounds battling against those in front on slower tyres, depending on the strategy they had...
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