Bahrain Grand Prix

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has now won the first two rounds of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship thanks to his strong performance on Sunday at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas crossed the line second, just 0.699 seconds behind, while fellow Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was third, 6.512 seconds behind. It was a closely contested battle right down to the final corner and the win came courtesy of a well thought out strategy and the abilities of Vettel who managed to make a set of soft tires last 38 laps no less, on a track that is far from accommodating. Vettel...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

    Round two of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir for the Bahrain Grand Prix. The race is very different to the previous round in Melbourne, Australia. For example, at this time of year the temperatures in Bahrain reach close to 90 degrees F (32...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
    Vettel edges out Hamilton for 2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix win

    Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel managed to edge out Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton to secure victory on Sunday in a thrilling 2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Vettel produced a gutsy drive, having started from third, behind Hamilton and fellow Mercedes man Valtteri Bottas who was on pole...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix preview

    After the cooler, damp conditions of last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix, the Formula One World Championship faces a complete change of scene. We’re now at round three, the Bahrain Grand Prix, and teams have to face desert conditions where the temperature averages around 104 degrees F (40...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
    Rosberg edges out Räikkönen for 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg has continued his winning streak with a top podium finish yesterday at the 2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. That’s five wins in a row for the German if you include the three final races of the 2015 season. Rosberg didn’t put a foot wrong at the...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix preview

    The second race of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend. It’s taking place in Bahrain where because of the extreme heat during the day the race actually starts at twilight and finishes under lights. The race is held on Bahrain International Circuit, which features a...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

    It was yet another double podium for the Mercedes AMG Formula One team following yesterday’s enthralling Bahrain Grand Prix, though this time there was a red car splitting up the two Silver Arrows. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton took home the win for Mercedes, followed just 3.38 seconds later by Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen. ALSO SEE: Hennessey HPE1000 Camaro Z/28 Roars On The Dyno: Video This represents the Finn’s first podium since the 2013 Korean Grand Prix, a full 27 races ago. It was no easy feat, however, as during the race he recovered as much as 19...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
    Hamilton Edges Out Vettel For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Pole

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton managed to secure pole position for the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, but he’s going to have his work cut out for him come tomorrow’s race as Ferrari’s four-time world champion driver Sebastian Vettel will also be starting on the front...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Bahrain led Formula One’s expansion into the Middle East back in 2004 and, despite the ongoing political strife in the country, will this year hold its 11th Grand Prix. Starting last season, the Bahrain Grand Prix became a twilight race, providing some much-needed relief from the heat for all...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

    No sooner had last weekend’s race in China ended that all the Formula One teams headed off for Bahrain for the fourth round of the season, scheduled for this weekend. The Bahrain Grand Prix is always a controversial stop on the F1 calendar, with the political tensions in the country still as...

  • Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
    Another One-Two For Mercedes AMG After 2014 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG has secured its third win from three races held this season, and its second consecutive one-two finish, with star driver Lewis Hamilton coming out on top yesterday at the 2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. However, the real winner yesterday was the sport itself, as the race was...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG Lock Out Front Row For 2014 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    After dominating the practice sessions of the 2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, Mercedes AMG drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have now topped the timesheets during qualifying. Yes, it will be a Mercedes front row tomorrow, with Rosberg in the lead spot and Hamilton sitting next to him...

  • Ferrari at the 2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

    Although hot, and sometimes a little windy, the weather conditions tend to be quite good in Bahrain, which is why Formula One has hosted its winter test sessions there in the past couple of years. The good news is that the extreme heat won’t be much of any issue anymore for the island’s annual grand prix, as it has become F1's latest night race. This Sunday's event will start at 6 PM local time, so like in Singapore and Abu Dhabi drivers will race under floodlights. Weather conditions are forecast to be fine and sunny for the weekend, with peak temperature during the day on Sunday...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

    Despite the ongoing political situation, Bahrain’s annual Grand Prix has managed to morph into a permanent fixture on the Formula One calendar and so far there have been no disruptions to the preparations for this weekend’s event. Having conducted two four-day test sessions at the...

  • Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel after winning the 2013 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Storms To Victory In Formula One Bahrain GP

    Formula One reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing scored his second consecutive Bahrain Grand Prix victory with a dominant drive to the finish during yesterday’s race. Vettel’s start from second on the grid wasn’t so smooth, and he was even passed by...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2013 Formula Bahrain Grand Prix
    Nico Rosberg Qualifies On Pole At Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

    At the end of yet another very closely contested qualifying, Mercedes-Benz AMG driver Nico Rosberg managed to edge out Red Bull Racing star Sebastian Vettel to secure pole for this weekend’s 2013 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Rosberg’s fastest time was a scorching 1:32.330, with...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Round four of the 2013 Formula One World Championship in Sakhir, located on Bahrain’s west coast. Because the Bahrain International Circuit where the race is held lies in the middle of a desert, conditions change frequently, with lots of sand being blown almost constantly. In addition to...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

    Round four of the 2013 Formula One World Championship is the Bahrain Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend at Sakhir on the Gulf nation’s western coast. Despite ongoing political tensions in Bahrain, the race will go ahead as planned and will once again take place at the Bahrain...

  • An all Renault Bahrain podium - photo courtesy Lotus F1 Team

    Four races are done in the 2012 Formula 1 season and surprisingly, four different drivers and four different constructors have stood on the top step of the victory rostrum. If you tuned in to the Bahrain Gran Prix today and hadn't seen the three preceding contests, however, you might think it was the same ol' stuff, just a different day. Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing won the race over 2007 titleholder and current Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen by a slim 3.3 seconds; Raikkonen's teammate Romain Grosjean, a two-time GP2 champ took his first Formula 1 podium in third...

  • McLaren at the 2012 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The first four races of the season have come in a whirlwind like the one that can blow sand across the Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix. Drivers and teams will be facing notoriously high temperatures during race time tomorrow, though surprisingly they may even...

  • Sebastian Vettel
    Vettel Qualifies On Pole For Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel demonstrated a brilliant return to form during qualifying today at the 2012 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, managing to post the fastest time of the day and set himself up for his first win of the season. The Red Bull Racing driver’s fastest time for the...

  • Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

    Despite the heated political situation, the 2012 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix will go on as planned this weekend. The race is the fourth event on the 2012 F1 calendar and takes place at the 3.3-mile Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. This year, the circuit layout has reverted to the shorter...

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