WATCH: Button vs Perez and a heavy Hamilton crash – 5 forgotten moments from the Bahrain GP


The Bahrain Grand prix has seen some amazing action over the years since it first joined the F1 calendar in 2004 – not least that battle between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in 2014, and Pastor Maldonado flipping Esteban Gutierrez upside down in the same race.

But there have been plenty of other thrills and spills at the Sakhir race, so hit play in the video above to see five moments that might have slipped your mind, including a big crash for Hamilton back in his McLaren days, Jenson Button and Sergio Perez getting too close for comfort, and then-Williams driver Valtteri Bottas accidentally hitting his future team mate Hamilton...

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