Bahrain GP: Sunday's action in pictures

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It was a scintillating Arabian night in the Bahrain desert Sunday evening, illuminated by the talent of Charles Leclerc.

Alas, one driver's misfortune is always another contender's good luck, with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes reaping the benefits at Sakhir.

From the build-up of the race and its celebrity spotting to the thrilling 57-lap mad dash, relive the days action in pictures from the Bahrain Grand Prix.