Bahrain Grand Prix

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc at the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    There was heartbreak for Charles Leclerc on Sunday at the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, with reliability issues stealing a likely first victory for the Ferrari newcomer. Leclerc was the fastest all day but with 15 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit remaining, his car's power unit went into limp model (later discovered to be an engine issue), allowing Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to pass. A late safety car period due to two other cars stopping on the track at the same time, in this case the two Renaults, meant the positions were frozen, so Leclerc could at...

  • Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

    Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas leads the pack as we go into round two of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, the Bahrain Grand Prix held at the Bahrain International Circuit.

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Vettel holds on to win 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...

  • 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

    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. He had a clean start, a clean Turn 1 and then the race was his to control. ALSO SEE: Tesla hasn't actually shown us the Model 3's real interior The same wasn’t the case for fellow Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton who, like at the previous race in Australia, suffered a...

  • 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
    Hamilton Holds Off Räikkönen For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Win

    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...

  • 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

    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 absolutely spellbinding, with duels throughout the field from start to finish. The first ever Bahrain night race got underway with pole man Nico Rosberg dropping to second behind his Mercedes AMG teammate. The two would continue to duel for much of the race, with Hamilton eventually winning by the...

  • 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
    2014 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    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...

  • 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

    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 this, teams have to deal with some hottest temperatures of the year. The weather forecast for this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix is for clear and sunny skies, with a peak temperature of 91 degrees F (33 degrees C). Humidity is expected to be just 33 percent and wind speed will be a low 10 mph. The...

  • 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
    Vettel Takes Victory At Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    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...

  • 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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