Tag Archive: Bahrain

Apr 09

Hamilton united, just not in the union

Hamilton has long spoken about his desire for a return to more pure racing in F1

Hamilton united, just not in the unionLewis Hamilton insists that his focus on securing a fourth F1 world championship title won’t prevent him from standing shoulder to shoulder with his rivals when it comes to the betterment of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 21

Vettel frustrated by need for ‘embarrassing’ qualifying U-turn

“Qualifying was a joke, we shouldn’t have had it in the first place”
Vettel frustrated by need for ‘embarrassing’ qualifying U-turnSebastian Vettel says he is pleased F1 has listened to criticism of the widely panned new qualifying format and will return to the erstwhile ‘knockout’ system from Bahrain, but says it is a shame a U-turn was even necessary. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Juan Pablo Montoya at the 24 Hours of Le Mans soon?

Is Juan Pablo Montoya one day looking to add Le Mans to the prestigious list of circuits at which he has already won?

He’s saying no for now…but his performance at the Rookie Test of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Bahrain, at the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid that won at the 2015 24 Hours on top of that, makes one wonder Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain – Webber, Bernhard and Hartley crowned champions

Porsche and Lietz 2015 World GT Champions

2015-11-21-SaturdayMark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard celebrated being crowned the 2015 FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Champions after a thrilling Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain today.

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Nov 20

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain – Porsche claim 1-2 on the grid for FIA WEC finale

Porsche’s 11th consecutive FIA WEC pole position

2015-11-19-Thurday-106Porsche will start the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance championship at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain from the front row of the grid after another spectacular performance in qualifying this evening.

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Nov 20

Sensational lap by Hartley boosts Porsche in Bahrain

Brendon Hartley laid down an early lap of 1m40.917s in the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid

2015-11-20-Friday-003 Porsche returned to the top of the timing screens at Bahrain this morning as the teams took part in a final hour of Free Practice running before the important qualifying sessions later today in preparation for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain tomorrow.

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Nov 19

Ocon scorches to GP3 pole in Sakhir

ART Grand Prix’s Esteban Ocon on top in Bahrain qualifying
GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) portrait Frenchman Esteban Ocon was on a mission today in Sakhir: The ART Grand Prix ace recorded the best time in Free Practice and then went on to claim pole position by over half a second on his first visit to the Bahraini track.

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Nov 18

GP2 Series round 10 preview – Sakhir, Bahrain

Facts for the tenth round of the season

GP2 Series round 10 preview - Sakhir, Bahrain The action resumes this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2015 GP2 season. All eyes will be on newly crowned Stoffel Vandoorne whose mission will be to help ART Grand Prix pocket their own title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

GP3 Series round 8 preview – Sakhir, Bahrain

The best stats and facts ahead of this week’s event

GP3 Series round 8 preview - Sakhir, Bahrain Following a six week break, the action is back on track for the penultimate round of the 2015 season at a brand new venue! GP3 makes its maiden visit to the Bahrain International Circuit which marks the third flyaway event on this year’s calendar.

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Nov 17

Daniël de Jong to make welcome GP2 Series return in Bahrain

Having fully recovered from injuries sustained in an accident at Spa-Francorchamps in August

GP2 - Daniël de Jong Daniël De Jong will make a very welcome return to competitive action during the penultimate GP2 Series event of the season in Bahrain this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Bahrain Q & A with Alexander Rossi

“We know how to be fast around this track.”

GP2 - Alexander Rossi After competing in the Formula 1 United States, Mexican and Brazilian Grands Prix Alexander Rossi is returning to the cockpit of his Racing Engineering Dallara for the penultimate round of the 2015 GP2 Series at the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain.

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Nov 16

Gustav Malja to replace injured Robert Visoiu

Swede returns to GP2 with Rapax

Gustav Malja to replace injured Robert VisoiuThe GP2 Series is ready for the final stint of 2015 with teams and drivers lining-up next weekend at Bahrain for round 10. The event will enable teams and drivers to recover the cancelled round at Hockenheim.

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Nov 13

Entry list for End of Season Rookie Test unveiled

The test day will consist of 5-hours of track time split into two sessions at the Bahrain International Circuit

2015-28-03-24 On Sunday 22 November at the Bahrain International Circuit 11 cars and at least 28 drivers will take part in the end of season test the day after the season finale in the Middle East.   Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

First entries revealed for WEC Bahrain rookie test

Juan Pablo Montoya  has this week been in Stuttgart for a seat-fitting

Almost half the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship field will be present for the inaugural ‘Rookie’ Test which is due to take place at the Bahrain International Circuit the day after the final round of the WEC season, Sunday 22 November. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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