F1 Bahrain GP 2023 Race Results

Max Verstappen won the opening race of the F1 2023 season at the Bahrain Grand Prix, as Fernando Alonso secured Aston Martin's second ever podium.


Max Verstappen took a dominant victory in the first race of the 2023 F1 season at the Bahrain GP as Red Bull secured a 1-2 finish with Sergio Perez in second.

Fernando Alonso showed that Aston Martin have the pace to challenge at the top of the grid by taking the team’s second-ever podium in third, after Charles Leclerc was forced to retire his Ferrari due to engine issues.

Carlos Sainz came over the line in fourth after holding off the chasing Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton in the closing stages, with his teammate George Russell in seventh ahead of the Alfa Romeo of Valtteri Bottas.

F1 2023 Bahrain GP Race Results

1Max VerstappenRed Bull57/57 Laps
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+11.987
3Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+38.637
4Carlos SainzFerrari+48.052
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+50.977
6Lance StrollAston Martin+54.502
7George RussellMercedes+55.873
8Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1:12.647
9Pierre GaslyAlpine+1:13.753
10Alex AlbonWilliams+1:29.774
11Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1:30.870
12Logan SargeantWilliams+1 lap
13Kevin MagnussenHaas+1 lap
14Nyck de VriesAlphaTauri+1 lap
15Nico HulkenbergHaas+1 lap
16Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+1 lap
17Lando NorrisMcLaren+2 laps
18Esteban OconAlpineDNF
19Charles LeclercFerrariDNF
20Oscar PiastriMcLarenDNF
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