Force India’s Perez to start 5th in Bahrain

Sakhir (Bahrain), April 5: Sergio Perez put his Force India in fifth position in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying at the Bahrain International Circuit here Saturday.

Meanwhile his teammate Nico Hulkenberg could not make it into Q3 and had to settle for 12th place.

Mercedes locked the front row with Nico Rosberg taking pole position while Lewis Hamilton will start second in front of the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo.

Force India are fifth in the constructors’ standings with 19 points.

IANS