Lewis Hamilton beat out Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after a hard-fought duel in the Grand Prix of Bahrain that saw fabulous fights throughout the field and throughout the 57 lap race.
The bare facts are that Rosberg started from the pole but lost the lead to Hamilton in the first turns. Hamilton would then lead every lap except for the three when Rosberg was out in front during the pit stops.
"It was exciting!" Hamilton said. "Nico drove fantastically well throughout the race; very fair and it was very, very hard to keep him behind, particularly at the end. I had built a gap, that was OK, but he was very fast on the option time so I was on the knife edge the whole time and...
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