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Bahrain Grand Prix LIVE: F1 updates and result as Lewis Hamilton looks for fast start to 2021 season

Formula One is back and with it comes the mercurial Max Verstappen who opens the new schedule on pole position, after edging out Lewis Hamilton.

The Brit is looking to hunt down an historic eighth world title and further cement his dominance in the sport, while his age old rival Sebastian Vettel starts in last place on his Aston Martin debut after picking up a grid penalty for ignoring yellow flags.

In what is set to be an afternoon of high octane action, follow every turn with Sportsmail’s DANIEL DAVIS for live Formula One coverage of the Bahrain Grand Prix, live!