Tag Archive: Bahrain Grand Prix

Apr 20

‘It feels s**t right now, but it makes winning feel better’

“Probably for Formula 1 it’s good as well if there’s a fight between Ferrari and Mercedes”

‘It feels s**t right now, but it makes winning feel better’Toto Wolff maintains the rise of Ferrari as potential title contenders for this year’s F1 world championship is a motivation to Mercedes, despite the bitterness of being beaten to victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Verstappen apologises for Brazilians remark after Massa chat

“I feel like I need to clarify my remarks that were made after this weekend’s qualifying session” – Verstappen

Verstappen apologises for Brazilians remark after Massa chatRed Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen has apologised after facing a backlash over a remark made about Brazilians in the wake of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressure

Mercedes went to great lengths to emphasise its equal opportunities ethos with Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressureToto Wolff has admitted Mercedes may need to rethink its policy on ‘equal opportunities’ for its drivers if it is to give the team the best chance to defeat Ferrari in the 2017 F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix race report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Vettel victorious in Bahrain, Hamilton second after penalty

Vettel managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops

Sebastian Vettel Victoire Bahrein - photo NextGen-AutoSebastian Vettel swept to Ferrari’s second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after a time penalty hindered the Briton’s chances of victory.
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Apr 15

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix free practice report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir.

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Apr 13

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, 14, 15, and 16 April, 2017

13th edition – 3rd round of the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

2012-04-22 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain Grand Prix - Jenson Button 05Qualifying: Saturday 15 April, 6 p.m., local time; live on RDS starting at 10:45 a.m. and on TSN 5 at 10 a.m. Rebroadcast on RDS at 10:30 p.m. Race: Sunday 16 April, 6 p.m., local time; pre-race show live on RDS starting at 10:30 a.m., on TSN 5 starting at 10:00 a.m., race shown live on TSN 3 at 10:55 a.m. Rebroadcast on RDS2 at 7 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Horner: Judge F1 overtaking after Bahrain

“I think we have to reserve judgement until after two or three races”

20170325-029Red Bull boss Christian Horner has urged fans to hold off on their verdicts on overtaking with the 2017 F1 cars and the new technical regulations until after the second and third races of the season in China and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Vandoorne: Good to get my name in driver market

“My goal is definitely to be on the grid next year so I’m pushing hard for that.”
Vandoorne: Good to get my name in driver marketStoffel Vandoorne has reiterated his desire to step into F1 with McLaren-Honda next season but feels it is also a positive to demonstrate his potential to other teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Hamilton slapped with Chinese GP grid penalty

He will start no higher than sixth for the race
Hamilton slapped with Chinese GP grid penaltyLewis Hamilton will receive a five-place grid penalty for the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after Mercedes opted to make a precautionary gearbox change.
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Apr 06

Vettel wants cheaper engine despite Ferrari stance

“I personally think the current power unit regulations are too expensive”
Vettel wants cheaper engine despite Ferrari stanceSebastian Vettel has called for F1 to reduce the cost of the power units and adopt more ‘normally aspirated’ engines in an effort to improve the racing, even though his team Ferrari vetoed such a move to have them introduced last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Bottas concerned by ‘fundamental’ lack of Williams pace

Williams has finished third in the constructors’ standings for the past two seasons
Bottas concerned by ‘fundamental’ lack of Williams paceValtteri Bottas says he doesn’t believe his disappointing performance during the Bahrain Grand Prix was solely down to his penalty and an erroneous strategy, saying Williams needs to find more pace from the FW38. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Ecclestone dismisses drivers as having no voice

“They can say what they like can’t they? They can’t do anything”

Ecclestone dismisses drivers as having no voiceBernie Ecclestone says it is not worth the drivers grouping together to voice their concerns of the way Formula 1 is run as they ‘have no strength’ and ‘no voice’.
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Apr 01

Vandoorne can match Button on debut – Magnussen

Fernando Alonso forced to withdraw from the second round in Bahrain
Vandoorne can match Button on debut – MagnussenKevin Magnussen has high expectations for his former Formula Renault 3.5 title rival Stoffel Vandoorne as last year’s GP2 Series champion prepares to make his much anticipated F1 debut in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Hamilton wary of Ferrari as he looks to strike back

“There are going to be weekends where we’re a few seconds up the road from Ferrari”
Hamilton wary of Ferrari as he looks to strike backLewis Hamilton says he remains confident in his pace heading to the Bahrain Grand Prix after a disappointingly lacklustre performance at the Australian opener earlier in the month.
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Mar 22

Bahrain Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Bahrain Grand Prix, April 1-3 2016

2016-03-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix, April 1-3, 2016 selected sets per driverThe FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Valtteri’s Bahrain GP Blog: Keeping a Ferrari at Bay

Valtteri blogs about his impressive Bahrain Grand Prix, which resulted in a fourth place finish

2015-04-11 - Williams Martini Racing - Shanghai - Valtteri Bottas 04 I have to say it’s great to have another race weekend immediately after a difficult one, like the Chinese Grand Prix was for us.

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Apr 24

No rest for the wicked!

We catch up with Jolyon Palmer after the Bahrain Grand Prix

2015-02-06 - Lotus F1 Team - Jolyon Palmer h We caught up with Jolyon Palmer who spent Tuesday in the simulator at Enstone just hours after landing back from Bahrain…We talk about his heart-stopping moment in China, how he’s settling in with the team and he gives us some travel advice, well, maybe not… Read the rest of this entry »

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