The Bahrain GP delivered a surprising action packed and exciting thriller of a race, even with Sebastian Vettel impressively scampering off into the distance.  Here are our 50 best photos from the weekend.  Now, the word ‘best’ is used in different ways, some of the images are artistically beautiful shots, others are just good fun whereas some are simply good images capturing the action.  I hope you enjoy them.

Lotus celebrate a double podium finish

Bahrain Grand Prix - Sunday

Bahrain marked Mark Webber’s 200th contested GP, Vettel was busy.

F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Race

Max Chilton turns 22 and also enjoys cake with the Marussia team

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Bahrain Grand Prix - Race Day - Sakhir, Bahrain

Awesome shot of Jenson Button in his garage

Bahrain Grand Prix - Saturday

Great action shot as Perez’s pit crew spring into action during the race

Bahrain Grand Prix - Sunday

And here’s a load more awesome shots from the Bahrain GP weekend