Tag Archive: Bahrain

Oct 02

Bahrain gets ready to welcome WEC for season finale

FIA WEC Six Hours of Bahrain

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host one of the biggest events on its annual calendar: the FIA WEC Six Hours of Bahrain.  The endurance racing spectacle makes a grand return to Sakhir on November 20 and 21 as the eighth and final round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in November

GP2 and GP3 Series add extra round to the current season
Bahrain added to 2015 calendar in NovemberGP2 Series and GP3 Series organisers confirm that an extra round will be added to the current 2015 calendar. The event will take place at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on November 19-20-21 alongside FIA Six Hours Of Bahrain. This event will be back-to-back with the final round of the season which will be held at Yas Marina Circuit.

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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 16

GP2 Series Sakhir, Bahrain preview

GP2 Series round 1 preview

GP2 Series 2015 drivers , Sakhir Round 1 - Class of 2015 Ten years ago, the world of motorsport witnessed the birth of the GP2 Series™ with its first ever race taking place at Imola in April 2005 and concluding in Bahrain that year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Racing Engineering and DHL, working together at Bahrain

DHL will be supporting the team during the GP2 opening round at Bahrain

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering is pleased to announce its new partnership with DHL, the world’s largest express network and the logistics company for the world. . Racing Engineering and DHL not only share the colours red and yellow in their corporate image, but also the passion for motorsports, their never-ending pursuit of speed, precision and excellence. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

The first round of the 2015 GP2 Series will take place at the Sakhir Circuit from the 17th to the 19th of April

Racing Engineering is in Bahrain for the final pre-season testing

GP2 - Racing Engineering 2 The final pre-season testing begins today, the 1st April, at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain and all the GP2 teams will be attending for the three days of running before the opening race in the 2015 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Campos Racing preseason testing continues in Bahrain

GP2 pre-season ends this week with its second three-day collective test

Campos Racing and its two drivers already performed brilliantly in Abu Dhabi, as Arthur Pic and Rio Haryanto finished in the top eight throughout the week.

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Mar 31

Sergio Canamasas joins MP Motorsport for GP2 test in Bahrain

Sergio Canamasas approaches his second and last week of testing scheduled by the GP2 Series

Sergio Canamasas The Barcelona-born driver will be the only Spaniard on the entry list for Bahrain once again, this time at the wheel of a Dallara GP2/11 entered by MP Motorsport. The season starts at Bahrain International Circuit in mid-April. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Richie Stanaway returns to Status for Bahrain GP2 test

GP3 graduate back with Canadian squad

Status, Richie Stanaway Having impressed at the first test of the 2015 GP2 season by posting the fastest time of all three days, Richie Stanaway returns to the wheel of the #23 Status GP2 car in Bahrain this week.

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Mar 04

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for first four Grands Prix of 2015 season

2015-03-04 - PirelliIn Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds: well-suited to the varied demands and wide range of potential weather conditions experienced at the semi-permanent Albert Park facility in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

GP2: with new number, Negrao should be the only Brazilian

DRS same as the Formula 1´s is the novelty of the season which starts in Bahrain

While much of the 13 teams have not yet revealed the formation for the season, Andre Negrao should even be the only Brazilian in GP2 in 2015.

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Nov 25

Qatar to break F1 fee record in 2017 – report

Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1’s record for the highest-paying grand prix host.

F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who is close to the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, cited ‘sources’ in reporting that Qatar looks set to pay about $78 million a year beginning with its first race no later than 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Amnesty report slams Abu Dhabi before F1 finale

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Abu Dhabi in the days before F1’s high-profile and glitzy season finale

2012-11-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Yas Marina Circuit 01 Political criticism of grand prix hosts like Bahrain and China is common, but a report entitled ‘There is no freedom here’ published this week by Amnesty said violations by the United Arab Emirates “has gone largely ignored by the world”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Mike Conway back in the World Endurance Championship

In the penultimate race of the WEC calendar in Bahrain  

Mike Conway - photo - Formule E Mike Conway returns to the World Endurance Championship this weekend, as he takes part in the penultimate race of the WEC calendar in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Mark Webber’s Bahrain preview

It’s gonna be a warm nights’ work

Mark Webber logo Bahrain hasn’t been a track I had much success on in F1, I have never found out the secrets of that place. I covered off most tracks in my trophy cabinet and it would be nice to add to that this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

F1 security unprecedented for Putin visit

Unprecedented security at a grand prix will accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin’s visit to the inaugural race on Sunday.

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin 3 F1’s regular television broadcasters have been told that when Putin’s security personnel scramble radio frequencies to prevent potential bombs being triggered, live video images and microphones will possibly go dead temporarily. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

F1 Fridays looming for Sirotkin, Verstappen

Teen Sergey Sirotkin will make his formula one weekend debut in his native Russia next month.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (1) Recently, it was believed financially struggling Sauber’s so-called ‘Russian rescue deal’ had essentially collapsed, casting doubt on the future of 19-year-old tester Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Designer spotted Ricciardo potential at Toro Rosso

“I was struck by the feedback he was able to give to the team”.

2014-07-17 - 99005 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo’s rise from the deep midfield to title-contending prominence in F1 has been a surprise to almost everyone in the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA not likely to investigate Rosberg crash

The F1 world is split over Nico Rosberg’s actions in the Belgian grand prix.

2014-07-18_0873 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton’s former McLaren teammate, thinks the incident that left the 2008 world champion almost 30 points behind the sister Mercedes was questionable at best. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Lucas Auer to get his next sports car outing

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Having acquired some initial experience with a sports prototype in last year’s FIA World Endurance Championship season finale at Bahrain, Austrian racing driver, Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport), will get another sports car outing next month.

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