Bahrain Gp

  • Bahrain GP not the season-opening race in 2014: Ecclestone 02-07-2013 11:39 AM

    The season-opening race in 2014 will not be the Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed, saying that it's "just a rumour" and the race order is expected to remain as it is. "No, we aren't making Bahrain the first race next year," Ecclestone was quoted as...
  • Force India's di Resta and Sutil to start 5th, 6th at Bahrain 20-04-2013 06:44 PM

    Manama: Sahara Force India recorded their best qualifying performance this season at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix here Saturday. Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil set the seventh and eighth fastest times but will start the race fifth and sixth on the grid after penalties for Mark Webber and...
  • Lewis Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty 20-04-2013 04:22 PM

    Manama: Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a second successive pole position disappeared on Saturday when he was handed a five-place penalty on the Bahrain Grand Prix starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change. Mercedes said they had to make the change after the 2008 Formula One world champion hit a kerb...
  • McLaren expecting to struggle in Bahrain: Whitmarsh 19-04-2013 11:47 PM

    Sakhir: For McLaren, the story is becoming depressingly familiar. Another track and another race it doesn't expect to win. McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Sergio Perez were 11th and 13th fastest in the second practice ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Things aren't expected to get much better Sunday, the...
  • Protesters rally in Bahrain streets before Grand Prix 19-04-2013 10:02 PM

    Manama: About 10,000 opposition protesters took to the streets of Bahrain on Friday to push their demands for political change two days before the Formula One Grand Prix that puts the Gulf Arab kingdom in the international spotlight. The atmosphere was largely peaceful as groups of men, women and children...
  • Raikkonen fastest in second practice at Bahrain GP 19-04-2013 06:56 PM

    Sakhir: Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen drove the fastest time in the second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, followed by the Red Bulls of Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel on Friday. Raikkonen, who won the season-opening Australian GP and lay second behind Vettel in the drivers' championship, was 0.03 seconds...
  • Bahrain race is unifying force, says circuit boss 18-04-2013 06:43 PM

    Manama: Formula One is a unifying force for Bahrain and local support for the grand prix is 'overwhelming' despite continuing unrest in the country, circuit chairman Zayed Alzayani said on Thursday. Speaking in his office at the Sakhir desert circuit, Alzayani told reporters security arrangements for Sunday's race were the...
  • Bahrain GP to be held amid rights concerns 17-04-2013 08:58 AM

    Sakhir, Bahrain: Formula One returns this week to Bahrain, casting the spotlight on a series that has defied criticism to race on while a bloody, political crisis has engulfed one of the West's most important allies in the region. The Bahrain Grand Prix has drawn less attention than a year...
  • Easy for Vettel, grand debut for Indian GP 28-12-2011 10:24 AM

    Over the last five years, Formula One fans have been spoiled by late-season championship deciders. That wasn't the case in 2011 as Sebastian Vettel won his second straight title with four races to spare. The Red Bull driver did so with a dominance as complete as any driver since Michael...
  • 2012 Bahrain GP set for November move: report 05-08-2011 09:33 PM

    London: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to provisionally re-schedule next season's Bahrain Grand Prix from March to November because of the uncertain political situation in the country. This year's race at the Sakhir circuit, originally set to open the season in March then controversially switched to Oct. 30...
  • Was the decision on Bahrain 'unanimous'? 08-06-2011 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Bahrain GP reinstatement fiasco has caused considerable embarrassment to the governing body FIA. While the "unanimous" decision by the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) on June 3 has come under a lot of criticism from people both within and outside Formula One, it has now emerged that...
  • Ferrari's Felipe Massa wins Bahrain Grand Prix 06-04-2008 08:41 PM

    Sydney: India coach Duncan Fletcher conceded that struggling opener Gautam Gambhir will have to be a lot more positive in his approach to come out of his lean patch in the ongoing Test series against Australia, but defended the team's batsmen despite their continuing poor run. After successive batting failures...
  • BMW Sauber's Kubica claims pole at Bahrain GP 05-04-2008 10:45 PM

    Sydney: As Sachin Tendulkar gears up for his 100th international ton in the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday, a leading newspaper in Australia has stirred up the 'Monkeygate' controversy on the eve of the match, and questioned the Little Master's role in that...
  • Felipe Massa wins Bahrain GP 15-04-2007 07:13 PM

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  • Massa on pole at Bahrain Grand Prix 15-04-2007 12:37 AM

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  • Hamilton tops practice at Bahrain GP 14-04-2007 11:14 PM

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