Vettel wins Bahrain GP

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Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses the cup on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses the cup on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

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Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, second right, celebrates with his teammates after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, second right, celebrates with his teammates after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

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Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

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(L to R) HRT F1 Team's Spanish driver Pedro Martinez de la Rosa and HRT F1 Team's Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

(L to R) HRT F1 Team's Spanish driver Pedro Martinez de la Rosa and HRT F1 Team's Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

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(L to R) Scuderia Toro Rosso's French driver Jean Eric Vergne, William's Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado and Mercedes' German driver Michael Schumacher compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

(L to R) Scuderia Toro Rosso's French driver Jean Eric Vergne, William's Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado and Mercedes' German driver Michael Schumacher compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

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Mercedes' German driver Michael Schumacher, Force India's German driver Nico Hulkenberg, Marussia F1 Team's German driver Timo Glock, Marussia F1 Team French driver Charles Pic, HRT F1 Team's Spanish driver Pedro Martinez de la Rosa and HRT F1 Team's Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

Mercedes' German driver Michael Schumacher, Force India's German driver Nico Hulkenberg, Marussia F1 Team's German driver Timo Glock, Marussia F1 Team French driver Charles Pic, HRT F1 Team's Spanish driver Pedro Martinez de la Rosa and HRT F1 Team's Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan compete at the Bahrain international circuit in Manama during the Gulf kingdom's Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Tom Gandolfini)

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(L to R) Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean celebrate on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

(L to R) Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean celebrate on the podium at the Bahrain International circuit in Manama after the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff)

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Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, leads, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, and McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, leads, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, and McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, leads the field after the start during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, leads the field after the start during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Pole position Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel (C) of Germany, second qualified McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton (L) of Britain and third qualified Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia pose after the qualifying session of the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Pole position Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel (C) of Germany, second qualified McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton (L) of Britain and third qualified Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber of Australia pose after the qualifying session of the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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Bahraini policemen, patrol ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Bahraini policemen, patrol ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A F1 fan poses for picture with a Bahraini policeman wearing traditional uniform ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

A F1 fan poses for picture with a Bahraini policeman wearing traditional uniform ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil steers his car during the qualifying session ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil steers his car during the qualifying session ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Zayed Alzayani, left, chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit, gestures to Bernie Ecclestone, president and CEO of the Formula One Management, prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Zayed Alzayani, left, chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit, gestures to Bernie Ecclestone, president and CEO of the Formula One Management, prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Bahraini policemen check a reporter's bag at the entrance gate prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Bahraini policemen check a reporter's bag at the entrance gate prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Police officers man a checkpoint outside the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Police officers man a checkpoint outside the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Police and security officers check journalists and Formula One team staff at a gate of the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Police and security officers check journalists and Formula One team staff at a gate of the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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