Hamilton demands more from his team

Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time in final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix

Red Bull are fourth in the championship after two races, behind Renault-powered rivals McLaren, despite having a vehicle that looked in testing to be on a par with Ferrari - winners in Australia and Bahrain.

A controversy broke out after the Bahrain Grand Prix, where Hamilton called his Dutch rival a "dickhead" following a clash.

Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas will also take on a new gearbox, but - under the sport's rules - avoids a penalty as he is permitted a free change after his qualifying crash in Australia.

Verstappen ran to the outside of the track in an attempt to squeeze out Hamilton but was forced to retire himself after the contact resulted in a puncture and differential damage.

It was a bittersweet day in Bahrain for Vettel's Ferrari team - a botched Kimi Raikkonen pit stop saw the Finn released too early, his left-rear wheel striking the leg of the mechanic, who was immediately taken to hospital.

Vettel leads the world championship over Hamilton by 17 points heading to this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

'So I don't think it's justified to give us these kind of s*** questions and making up a story out of nothing, if we are just racing and we are full of adrenalin and sometime we say these things.

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"I think to myself if Fernando [Alonso] was in that vehicle he would have finished a decent race and got points for Red Bull".

Hamilton, meanwhile, has hit back at Red Bull Racing driver Verstappen, after the pair collided early in the race. The Red Bull driver came out with a fresh set of supersoft tires, but then pulled up a lap later to make it a miserable evening for the Austrian team, who had already lost Ricciardo's vehicle to a technical fault.

Verstappen is the rising star of Formula One, already the victor of three races and a driver Hamilton rates as a future champion.

Verstappen believes that if the roles were reversed, Hamilton would not have been happy in his position.

"There needs to be a certain respect between drivers", the Brit said.

"I was driving in no-man's land for a while, that's something we need to work on", Hamilton said.

Two races into the Formula One season he's already disgruntled, and with good reason considering rival Sebastian Vettel has won them both. "It was a silly manoeuvre from him because he didn't finish the race".

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