F1 Testing Day 2: Hamilton Stuffs it, Alonso debuts Vettel Misses Out

There were plenty of takeaways and on-track action from Day 2 of F1 testing in Bahrain.

Far from being boring, there was some drama involving the likes of Vettel, Hamilton & Perez.

Gearbox issues plague Vettel

'Day 2 not of 'great use'

Vettel's rotten luck from the 2020 F1 season seemed to boil over on Day 2 of testing as he completed just around 10 laps.

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Hamilton spins out of testing

& the Red flags come out

Early in the morning, Lewis Hamilton uncharacteristically spun out to the gravel, bringing the session to a halt.

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Turbulent weather in Sakhir

Hamilton later attributed his spin to the gutsy winds and the dusty track of Sakhir.

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Perez's engine cover blows off

Spectacular car failure

As Perez opened his DRS wing, his engine cover sensationally came off. The session was red-flagged.

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Bottas tops the timesheet

Back to normal for Mercedes

After a troublesome few days of testing, Mercedes restored some parity by topping the timings on Day 2 with Bottas.

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Alonso makes his Alpine bow

Blue suits him

After sitting out Day 1, Alonso made his debut with Alpine F1 team, looking like he never left in the first place.

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