Sakhir Tag

By FIA Max Verstappen went quickest in the final practice session for the 2020 Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas by two tenths of a second as Pierre Gasly finished third for AlphaTauri.  A quiet start to the session featured Haas new boy Pietro Fittipaldi as the only runner, but when McLaren’s Lando Norris headed out on track after 15 minutes he sparked a flurry of action as a stream of cars followed.  Bottas led through this phase of the hour, with the Mercedes driver using softRead More

Posted On April 9, 2018By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Videos

Video: Bahrain GP Highlights

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix was the most thrilling in the desert kingdom in years as a high speed game of chess between Ferrari and Mercedes kept the winner in doubt until the final corner of the final lap. In the end Sebastian Vettel pulled off a magnificent victory as he nursed badly worn tires to the finish after switching from a planned two stop strategy to a one stopper. Valtteri Bottas closed on him in the Mercedes, but was unable to unseat his German rival. BehindRead More

Posted On April 6, 2018By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The season opening Australian Grand Prix gave us more questions than answers to start the 2018 season. This weekend in Bahrain F1 fans will hope for a clearer running order and less mysterious proceedings. Has Mercedes advantage over the rest of the field grown? Can Ferrari’s straight line speed and penchant for hot conditions give them the edge? What is the true pace of Red Bull? Is the pace of Haas for real? All these questions will be answered as the hot Sakhir sun slips belowRead More
By Steve Aibel, Senior F1 Writer Round 2 of the Formula 1 World Championship comes to us this weekend at the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The Sakhir International Circuit is split into two different sections with one around the pit and paddock resembling an oasis and the other showcasing the raw sand and rock of the native desert. Each portion of the track, built on a former camel farm, is designed to give it a different look. Finally, this Grand Prix will take place in the evening, under the lights, whichRead More