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  • McLaren faces race against time to improve car for Spain 20 hours 43 minutes ago

    Bahrain: The last time Fernando Alonso won a race was in front of his home fans at the Spanish Grand Prix two years ago. That race is next on the Formula One calendar and given the ongoing problems at McLaren, he will be happy with a top-10 finish in Barcelona. After four...
  • Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant 21 hours 54 minutes ago

    Qatar's hopes of joining the Formula One calendar in the near future appear to have receded after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated he was unlikely to add a third Middle Eastern race to the schedule just yet. "I think we've got enough here, don't you?" the Briton told reporters at the...
  • Ferrari boss hails Kimi Raikkonen's return Yesterday

    Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene welcomed back the Kimi Raikkonen of old on Sunday after the 2007 world champion stepped back on the Formula One podium in Bahrain after a long absence. The Finnish 'Iceman' took a strong second place in the floodlit race at the desert Sakhir circuit for his...
  • Daniel Ricciardo loses 3rd engine of season after Bahrain blow-out Yesterday

    Sakhir: Four races into the Formula One season, Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has already used up three of his four allocated engines and the pressure is increasing on manufacturer Renault. Ricciardo's engine blew spectacularly moments before the end of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, but the Australian driver had just about enough...
  • Formula One: Lewis Hamilton wins again in Bahrain Grand Prix Yesterday

    Bahrain: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen back on the podium to deny Mercedes another one-two finish under the floodlights. The Briton's flying pole-to-flag victory at the desert track was his third win...
  • Bernie Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear Yesterday

    Manama: Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "Baku? No problem. That's going to be another good race," the 84-year-old told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix, another controversial...
  • F1: Problems keeps on mounting for miserable McLaren 2 days ago

    Sakhir: Despite having two former world champions behind the wheel, McLaren looks no closer to scoring their first points of the season at the Bahrain Grand Prix following a dismal qualifying session on Saturday. After struggling in the afternoon's third and final practice session, Jenson Button's qualifying run was cut brutally...
  • Lewis Hamilton ends final Bahrain practice on top 2 days ago

    Manama: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton limbered up for qualifying with the fastest time in final Bahrain Grand Prix practice on Saturday. The Mercedes driver, championship leader and winner of two of this season's three races, lapped the Sakhir circuit on a gusty afternoon with a best time of one...
  • Renault need another 2 races to make competitive engine 2 days ago

    Bahrain: Formula One manufacturer Renault need two more races before providing a competitive engine again at the Monaco Grand Prix, according to chief technical officer Rob White. Renault, which supplies engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso, are under heavy pressure following a poor start to the season for both teams. At...
  • Kimi Raikkonen leads Ferrari one-two in Bahrain practice 3 days ago

    Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari one-two in first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday while Formula One champions Mercedes lurked well down the timesheets after doing their own thing. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was only 16th fastest while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was 15th, with Raikkonen and team...
  • Kimi Raikkonen happier than ever at Ferrari 4 days ago

    Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying being at Ferrari more than ever this season. "I must say, in the past when I was here at Ferrari they were good times and it was a good atmosphere," the Finn, whose 2007 title makes him the Italian team's most recent Formula One champion, told reporters...
  • Lewis Hamilton rejects claims he has asked for No 1 status 4 days ago

    Manama: World champion Lewis Hamilton vehemently denied that he has requested 'number one' driver status in the Mercedes team and claimed he and team-mate Nico Rosberg are reunited 'without any issues' in this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix. Five days after beating Rosberg at the Chinese Grand Prix to extend his lead...
  • Jenson Button hoping for a good step up in Barcelona 4 days ago

    McLaren are hoping for a boost in Barcelona next month even if Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix is another struggle, Jenson Button said on Thursday. "I think already in Barcelona you'll see a good step," declared the Briton, looking forward to team-mate and double world champion Fernando Alonso's home Spanish race. "We've got...
  • Nico Rosberg ready to do his talking on the track in Bahrain 4 days ago

    Bahrain: Nico Rosberg knows it is time he started grabbing headlines again for what he does on the track, rather than for what he says off it. The German driver lost his composure at the Chinese Grand Prix last weekend, berating his Mercedes engineers and accusing teammate Lewis Hamilton of purposefully...
  • Lewis Hamilton defends his Champagne celebration after criticism 4 days ago

    Bahrain: Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has defended himself from the criticism surrounding his behavior at the Chinese Grand Prix, when he celebrated victory by spraying Champagne into the face of a podium hostess. The British driver's behavior led to strong criticism on social media and at home. Hamilton says his actions...
  • Renault offer no guarantees for Bahrain reliability 4 days ago

    Manama: Renault say they have done their best to fix the engine problems that blighted last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix but offered no guarantee on Thursday that Sunday's race in Bahrain would be trouble free. "In the short time since the Chinese Grand Prix we have been checking and rechecking systems...
  • Too slow? Bahrain can settle Mercedes argument 5 days ago

    Bahrain Grand Prix organisers will be rubbing their hands in delight at the prospect of Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg renewing battle at their desert circuit this weekend. Last year the pair served up a thriller under the Sakhir floodlights and now, after each accused the other of...
  • Latest Mercedes rift perfect for resurgent Sebastian Vettel 5 days ago

    Sebastian Vettel knows all about rifts with a team-mate, and he may secretly hope the latest acrimony between world champion Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team-mate continues to grow at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix. Only three races into the Formula One season, Mercedes is playing down a new spat between...
  • Nico Rosberg should have tried harder, says Lewis Hamilton 6 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton has suggested he is mentally tougher than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and questioned how hard the German really tried to beat him in last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. In comments that will do little to ease tensions between the pair ahead of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, the double Formula...
  • Nico Rosberg must speed up to beat 'slow' Lewis Hamilton 1 week ago

    Nico Rosberg may not have lost the plot, as some suggested in the wake of his outburst against Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix, but he is feeling the heat. The German's accusation that the world champion had been selfishly slow as he cruised to a pole-to-flag victory...
  • Difficult to feel sorry for Fernando Alonso, says David Coulthard 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Fernando Alonso's much talked about return to McLaren after five frustrating seasons at Ferrari seems to have backfired so far but former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard doesn't feel sorry for the multi million pound worth Spaniard. Having missed the season opener at Melbourne, Alonso retired in Malaysia and...
  • Renault braced for more pain in Bahrain April 12, 2015

    Renault have warned Red Bull and Toro Rosso to expect more pain in Bahrain after both Formula One teams suffered power unit problems in China on Sunday. Former champions Red Bull scored just two points in Shanghai while their sister team drew a blank after engine-related retirements. Daniil Kvyat's race ended spectacularly...
  • Jenson Button handed time penalty for Pastor Maldonado collision April 12, 2015

    Shanghai: McLaren's Jenson Button was handed a time penalty that cost him 13th place in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix after accepting responsibility for a collision with Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado. The 2009 Formula One world champion, who dropped to 14th as a result of the extra five seconds added to his...
  • Ferrari keeps pressure on Mercedes at Chinese Grand Prix April 12, 2015

    Shanghai: Sebastian Vettel didn't get another win for Ferrari at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, but he was more than satisfied with another podium finish his third to start the year. The four-time world champion stayed close to the Mercedes cars of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg while running on...
  • No points for Force India in Shanghai April 12, 2015

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India returned without points for the second successive race as Sergio Perez finished 11th and Nico Hulkenberg did not finish the Chinese Grand Prix, on Sunday. After beginning with seven points from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Force India have missed out on top-10 finish in Malaysia and...
  • Lewis Hamilton cruises to 4th Chinese Grand Prix victory April 12, 2015

    Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes back on top in Formula One, leading for most of the race on Sunday to capture his fourth Chinese Grand Prix victory. Hamilton made sure there would be no repeat of Ferrari's surprising win two weeks ago at the Malaysian Grand Prix, conserving his tires to withstand...
  • Manor Marussia take another step forward at Chinese Grand Prix April 11, 2015

    The Manor Marussia Formula One team took another solid step forward on Saturday after getting both their cars through qualifying for the first time this season at the Chinese Grand Prix. The team, which emerged from the ashes of the Marussia outfit that slipped into administration at the end of last...
  • McLaren remains upbeat despite qualifying setback in China April 11, 2015

    Shanghai: For a team that got knocked out of the first round of qualifying for the third straight Formula One race, McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso seemed improbably upbeat at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday. For Alonso, each race is part of the learning process for the new-look...
  • Force India off Q3 mark for third time in a row April 11, 2015

    Shanghai: Force India's troubles continued at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix where Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg could only set the 15th and 16th fastest time in qualifying on Saturday. It was the third time in as many races either Force India failed to make Q3. It was also the first...
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton holds off Nico Rosberg for 5th Chinese GP pole April 11, 2015

    Shanghai: If Mercedes was concerned about the progress of chief rival Ferrari this Formula One season, its drivers didn't show it during qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were far ahead of the rest of the field, with Hamilton edging his Mercedes teammate for pole position...

Schedule & Results

Date Grand Prix Winner
Mar. 15 Australian Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Mar. 29 Malaysian Grand Prix S.Vettel
Apr. 12 Chinese Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Apr. 19 Bahrain Grand Prix L.Hamilton
May. 10 Spanish Grand Prix
May. 24 Monaco Grand Prix
Jun. 07 Canadian Grand Prix
Jun. 21 Austrian Grand Prix
Jul. 05 British Grand Prix
Jul. 26 Hungarian Grand Prix
Aug. 23 Belgian Grand Prix
Sep. 06 Italian Grand Prix
Sep. 20 Singapore Grand Prix
Sep. 27 Japanese Grand Prix
Oct. 11 Russian Grand Prix
Oct. 25 United States Grand Prix
Nov. 01 Mexican Grand Prix
Nov. 15 Brazilian Grand Prix
Nov. 29 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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