“Kevin, that was some ******* Viking comeback” – those were the now immortal words of Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner when Kevin Magnussen pulled off a P5 finish on his return for the team in Bahrain.
After two years away from F1, the Dane only rejoined the team for the Official Pre-Season Test in Bahrain – yet made it to Q3 in his first qualifying session of the season, shrugging off a reliability scare on his way to P7 on the grid.
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From then on, Magnussen put in an unforgettable performance to seal a stunning fifth-place finish for the team who last year went without a point.
Watch how Magnussen’s weekend unfolded in this epic look at the Haas driver’s fairy-tale comeback.
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