Lewis Hamilton celebrates at the Bahrain Grand Prix

F1: Lewis Hamilton upbeat but in search of perfection after victory at Bahrain Grand Prix

Hamilton said he never felt unbeatable despite winning nine of the last 11 races

Valentino Rossi celebrates victory in Argentina wearing a Diego Maradona shirt

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Rossi records his second victory of the season while Britain's Cal Crutchlow finishes third after a last-corner move

Lewis Hamilton with Nico Rosberg on the podium

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes won't be '100% happy' because Nico Rosberg failed to finish second

British driver dominated again but team-mate finished third behind Kimi Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Lewis Hamilton dominates race whilst Nico Rosberg has to settle for third behind Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari

One hairy moment, then it’s business as usual in another pole-to-flag victory

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015 live: Lewis Hamilton wins his third race of the season as Kimi Raikkonen beats Nico Rosberg to second

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Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Happy Lewis Hamilton helped by Sebastian Vettel

Briton claims pole position as Ferrari find the pace again and demote Rosberg on to second row of grid

Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole with Sebastian Vettel second and Nico Rosberg third

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Lewis Hamilton powers to pole as Nico Rosberg's Ferrari fears materialise with Sebastian Vettel in second

Hamilton topped all three sessions but Rosberg will need to pass Vettel to challenge his championship rival

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Nico Rosberg fears 'dangerous' Ferrari pace despite Mercedes topping practice times

Rosberg led home a Mercedes one-two on Friday in the Bahrain heat

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Nico Rosberg seizes the advantage as Lewis Hamilton makes uncharacteristic error in practice

Searing heat in the Bahrain afternoon soon cooled and it was Rosberg who went fastest under the lights

Nico Rosberg accused Lewis Hamilton of deliberately slowing him down in China

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Lewis Hamilton's feud with Nico Rosberg won't affect their championship chances, says Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari driver was alongside the pair when Rosberg accused his Mercedes team-mate of deliberately slowing down to affect his chances in China

Lewis Hamilton sprays Champagne over Liu Siying after winning in China

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton plays down his champagne spraying of grid girl at previous round

British driver cannot see what the fuss is about after his bubbly behaviour on the Shanghai podium

Hamilton was criticised for spraying Chinese model Liu Siying with champagne

Lewis Hamilton says celebration was a 'fun thing' as Chinese model defends the F1 world champion after spraying champagne in her face

Liu Siying said she 'did not think too much about it' after Hamilton was criticised by a campaign group against sexism

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton on the podium at the Chinese Grand Prix

Bahrain Grand Prix 2015: Nico Rosberg's complaints about Lewis Hamilton only makes him stronger, says Jenson Button

Rosberg believes Hamilton deliberately held him up in China and voiced his concerns immediately afterwards to the media

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain is celebrated with champagne by teammate Nico Rosberg, right, of Germany on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China

Lewis Hamilton: Nico Rosberg should have pushed me to go faster

Lewis Hamilton says he does not fear retribution from his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Bahrain this weekend following their confrontation at Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.

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The second round of the MotoGP calendar took place at The Circuit of Americas in Austin, Texas.  It's the third year a race has taken place at the 5.513km circuit, a track that reigning World Champion Marc Marquez has been very successful at, having achieved both pole positions and wins in previous years.

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