In pictures: The 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has generated more than US $1 billion in direct revenues for Bahrain since the first race
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Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One Team driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia during Bahrain Grand Prix Friday’s Formula 1 Free Practice Session on April 14, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB) hosted the Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte at the Bahrain International Circuit during 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Red Bull Racing Formula 1 Team Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo of the Netherlands taking a selfie with a fan during the drivers’ autograph session at the Bahrain International Circuit on April 15, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team Briton driver Lewis Hamilton in the garage during Saturday’s Free Practice Session at the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 15, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Germany’s Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari in the garage waiting for his turn during Saturday’s qualifying session of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 15, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Thousands of screaming fans welcomed international superstar Enrique Iglesias to the stage as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix concert extravaganza at Bahrain International Circuit on April 15, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Thousands of screaming fans welcomed international superstar Enrique Iglesias to the stage as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix concert extravaganza at Bahrain International Circuit on April 15, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Chase Carey, CEO of the Formula 1 Group (middle), touring the grid at Bahrain International Circuit ahead of the start of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Bernie Ecclestone, Former CEO of the Formula 1 Group, giving an interview on the grid at Bahrain International Circuit ahead of the start of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas leading the pack at the start of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Part of the action-packed 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Fireworks mark Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari crossing of the checkered flag, clinching his second victory this season at the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Race winner Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari with Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team drivers, the Briton Lewis Hamilton (second place) and the Finn Valtteri Bottas (third place) on the podium at the end of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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Fans flocked to the grid to witness the podium ceremony at the end of the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 16, 2017 in Sakhir, Bahrain.