Mark Webber made it four out four fourth place finishes as he again just missed on the podium for Red Bull, nevertheless it was a 1-2-3-4 finish for Renault F1 power. As surprising as the make up of the Bahrain podium was, the biggest
surprise no doubt was the overnight demise of McLaren and Mercedes who arrived at the island kingdom as the form teams. Although Nico Rosberg salvaged fifth for Mercedes, he was on the back
foot all day and a shadow of the driver who dominated so impressively in China a week earlier.