Drivers hoping to qualify on medium tyres may have to switch to softs because lap times are so close on the short Bahrain Outer circuit. And traffic is a major concern.
Mercedes newcomer George Russell stayed on top in the second practice session for the Sakhir Grand Prix after team mate Valtteri Bottas had a quicker lap time deleted.
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George Russell led the first practice session for the Sakhir Grand Prix on his debut for Mercedes, setting a quickest lap of 54.546 seconds around the short ‘Outer’ Bahrain circuit.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, including George Russell, Jack Aitken and Pietro Fittipaldi’s debuts for their new teams.
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Pictures from the build-up to the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix.
No Lewis Hamilton. A huge opportunity for George Russell. Jack Aitken and Pietro Fittipaldi’s debuts. There’s no shortage of talking points for the Sakhir Grand Prix.
The Sakhir Grand Prix will start later in the evening than last week’s race in Bahrain, and gusty conditions are expected on race day.
The session times for the Sakhir Grand Prix are different to last weekend’s race at the same circuit. Here’s when you can catch all the action – plus the Formula 2 finale.
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