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Bahrain FP1: Hamilton means business, Ferrari nowhere

Two weeks after being crowned Formula 1 World Champion for a seventh time, Lewis Hamilton continued the momentum into the first day of free practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, Round 15 of the championship. Hamilton, clearly not taking his foot off the gas, topped the timing screens at the end of the session with a best lap of 1.29.033 was four-tenths up on Mercedes teammate Valterri Bottas in second. It was a change of plan for the World Champ who traditionally keeps his powder dry on day one of proceedings, particularly FP1. Sergio Perez made it a trio of Merc-powered cars at the top of the timesheets, suggesting the Pink cars may be in the mix again, albeit a second slower than the...
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