Hamilton takes his second win in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen took second place. Hamilton led from the start and was always in control as he took his third victory in four races this season.Rosberg battled both Ferraris during the race and lost second to Raikkonen after an error with two laps to go.
Bottas finished fourth and Sebastian Vettel had been in contention for second until a mid-race error forced to him to make an unscheduled pit stop for a new nose and he ultimately came home fifth.
Both Red Bulls scored points, with Daniel Ricciardo sixth and Daniil Kvyat ninth, though the former’s car expired as he crossed the finish line. Between them were Lotus’s Romain Grosjean and Force India’s Sergio Perez.
It was a tough day for Toro Rosso as both Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen retired, neither having been in contention for the points.
In the championship standings, Hamilton now has 93 points to Rosberg’s 66, Vettel’s 65 and Raikkonen’s 42, while Mercedes have 159 to Ferrari’s 109 and Williams’ 61.