Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton found himself in the gravel at one stage, while Red Bull’s RB16B continues to look like a genuine threat to Hamilton and Mercedes’ dominance this season – despite Sergio Perez shedding his rear bodywork at one stage.
PLUS: What we learned from the first full race simulations of 2021 F1 testing
In the latest F1 podcast, Autosport Grand Prix Editor Alex Kalinauckas and Autosport Technical Editor Jake Boxall-Legge are joined by photographer and LAT Managing Director Steven Tee.
Having attended over 500 F1 Grands Prix since 1984 and worked with a multitude of publications, teams, drivers and sponsors along the way, he gives his view from Bahrain for an inside look at what it’s like being in the pits for testing.
You can listen to the podcast using the player below, or by downloading via all good audio platforms including Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Spotify.