Friday practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix showed drivers will have a lot of work on their hands to keep life in their tyres.
The F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship round for the Bahrain Grand Prix has been cancelled.
Pictures from the Friday practice sessions for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Bernie Ecclestone and Bahrain’s crown prince have refused to consider cancelling this weekend’s race amid rising concern about the situation in the country.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg is fastest in free practice two while Force India skip session due to apparent security fears.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in first free practice as F1 returned to the Bahrain International Circuit.
Follow the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix first practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
In the round-up: Nico Hulkenberg says “we shouldn’t have been put in this position” as two Force India team members return home after a petrol bomb explosion in Bahrain.