Tag Archive: Bahrain Grand Prix

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 »

Apr 19

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix race report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Apr 18

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 Manama.

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Apr 17

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Apr 15

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

Apr 10

Jean Todt has vowed to “think about” some of Red Bull’s criticisms of the current rules

Todt to ‘think about’ rule changes – Marko

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (12) That is the claim of the reigning world champion team’s Dr Helmut Marko, who said one of his concerns was how harshly Daniel Ricciardo was punished following the pitstop incident in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Bahrain ‘bland’ until late safety car – Marko

Dr Helmut Marko is not convinced Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix was a F1 thriller.

2014-03-02_0014 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Lewis Hamilton After all the carping about the radical 2014 rules having turned F1 into ‘formula yawn’, Bahrain was hailed as a timely and highly-entertaining spectacle. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Hamilton claims ‘document’ helped Rosberg catch up

When the German arrived in Bahrain, he was handed a “big document”

Rosberg-Hamilton - photo Getty Images Lewis Hamilton claims teammate Nico Rosberg improved between the Malaysian and Bahrain grand prix by studying his data. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Only F1 noise will change – Todt

“We’re examining this problem with the three engine manufacturers”

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images When it comes to engine noise, most F1 players are open to turning up the volume of the turbo V6s. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Mercedes denies Lowe call was ‘team order’

“They knew not to do anything stupid in the third race.” – Toto Wolff


2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia - Paddy LoweMercedes boss Paddy Lowe insists his drivers did not ignore a clear team order during Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Montezemolo left track during Bahrain thriller

“Seeing a Ferrari so slow on the straight gives me great pain”

Luca di Montezemolo - photo Getty Images Luca di Montezemolo did not wait to see Ferrari’s drivers collect the dregs of the points in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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