Did Felipe Massa’s less stressed engine help him beat Kimi Raikkonen? Why did the Ferraris have much higher top speeds than the opposition? Did wing failure cause Lewis Hamilton’s collision with Fernando Alonso? Here’s my round-up of the stories from the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Here are some of the stats and facts from the Bahrain Grand Prix – post any more you’ve spotted below…
The Live Blog for the Bahrain Grand Prix has now finished. See below to review the live blog in full and don’t miss the live blogs during every session of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.
With a new face at the front of the field in Robert Kubica, the fast Ferraris starting on the dirty side of the grid, and Lewis Hamilton especially disappointed at not being on the front row, we could be in for a dramatic first corner at Bahrain.
Robert Kubica took his and BMW’s first pole position in a surprisingly close qualifying session at Bahrain. The Ferraris had looked imperious in practice but Kubica’s BMW – possible thanks to a low fuel load – nicked pole position in the dying minutes of the qualifying session. Lewis Hamilton grabbed third for McLaren ahead of … Continue reading Insert Pole-on-pole joke here
The F1Fanatic Live Blog for qualifying has finished – join us tomorrow for the race. You can review the live blog in full below.
The Bahrain Grand Prix free practice live blog has now finished – see below to review the coverage.
The F1Fanatic Live Blog for Bahrain Grand Prix free practice 1 has now finished – you can review the blog in full below. The next Live Blog for free practice 2 starts at 12 noon British time.
What are your predictions for the Bahrain Grand Prix? Here’s who I think will win – place your bets below…
As a few people have mentioned in the comments the Crown Prince of Bahrain has told Max Mosley not to attend this weekend’s Grand Prix following his refusal to step down over the sex scandal. (Oddball posted the letter here). I think it’s further proof of what I wrote two days ago, that Mosley cannot … Continue reading Bahrain snub piles pressure on Mosley
As usual F1Fanatic will be live blogging every session of the 2008 Bahrain Grand Prix – practice, qualifying and the race itself. Join me plus Ollie from BlogF1, Duncan from Doctorvee, John from F1-Pitlane, Milos from F1 Wolf, Journeyer and Arun for detailed live coverage of every lap as it happens. You can sign up … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix Live Blogs
One double points finish, one nightmare race. Just how quick are Williams? The Bahrain Grand Prix should give us some answers.
It’s round three of the season and the last chance for several top drivers to score their first points of the year before the ‘European season’ kicks off. First among these has to be Felipe Massa. He’s already pointed out this week that it’s a long championship and there’s 160 points still to be won. … Continue reading 2008 Bahrain GP preview: ducks to break
On paper, Bahrain should be an easy win for Ferrari. The team have usually been strong here, with victories in 2004 and 2007, and the slimmest of defeats in 2006 (to a seriously inspired Fernando Alonso). Plus the F2008 seems to have a decisive edge in performance over the McLaren MP4-23s at the moment. Is … Continue reading 2008 Bahrain GP preview: Ferrariland
The dusty surface at Bahrain will cause more problems than usual for the teams with traction control banned. This new video from Toyota explains why. Watch more F1 videos
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