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[21 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 20,492 views]
Bahrain GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

A fairly straight forward win for Sebastian Vettel saw all the interesting stuff happening behind him – sound familiar? Adopting the favoured strategy of three stops for hard tyres after starting out on the medium compound, it was interesting to note that the next four finishers all deviated from this approach…

Bahrain, Personal musings »

[21 Apr 2012 | 15 Comments | 2,034 views]
A Sense of Proportion

Should Formula One be in Bahrain? Many fans are going as far as boycotting the event (including those with a Sky subscription). Cynically, the same media that is now queuing up to berate Formula One has been conspicuously quiet on the subject of Bahrain for the eleven months in between this year’s race and last year’s aborted event. Inevitably, the ensuing media frenzy meant that politicians then jumped on the bandwagon…

Bahrain, Headline, Qualifying »

[21 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,562 views]
Vettel Clinches Bahrain Pole

After three winners from three teams in the first three races, it was Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel’s turn to step into the limelight in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Don’t say that 2012 is predictable. A time of 1 minute 32.422s saw him edge out McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton by a tenth of a second with Mark webber a further tenth back in third. In fact, spookily the first seven were all neatly stacked up with 0.1 second gaps.

Bahrain, Grand Prix View, Race Preview »

[19 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,259 views]
The Grand Prix File: Bahrain

30 km south of the Island State’s capital Manama, Sakhir Palace’s tranquil, spacious desert setting remained unchanged for many years even though the discovery of oil in 1928 transformed much of the island. Then came the Grand Prix circuit as well as the University of Bahrain’s main campus while business, entertainment and educational developments continuing to expand. However the wilderness continues to encroach producing a unique stop on Formula One’s tour.

Bahrain, Grand Prix View, Headline, Race Preview »

[17 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | 5,286 views]
Preview of the Bahrain Grand Prix

Should Formula One be in Bahrain? Whatever your feelings, for good or bad, Grand Prix racing is in town and holding its breath that everything will go smoothly. Putting the politics aside, there a race to be run and Mercedes will be looking to repeat their victory in China. However, with three winners in as many races it’s any one’s guess as to who will come out on top in this one.

Bahrain, Headline, Personal musings »

[13 Apr 2012 | 7 Comments | 2,029 views]
Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Should the Bahrain Grand Prix go ahead? The FIA has decided that it should which was clearly going to elicit some strong opinions from a lot of people but personally, I haven’t a clue if it’s the right choice. Myself, I’m reliant on whatever information is coming out of Bahrain and inevitably everyone has their own agenda and that’s where the picture starts to become some what murkier as conflicting reports emerge.