Rate the race: 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix

2013 Bahrain Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Bahrain International Circuit, 2013What did you think of the today’s race? Share your verdict on the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Rate the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix out of ten

  • 1 (2%)
  • 2 (1%)
  • 3 (1%)
  • 4 (1%)
  • 5 (2%)
  • 6 (8%)
  • 7 (15%)
  • 8 (35%)
  • 9 (27%)
  • 10 (9%)

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262 comments on Rate the race: 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix

  1. GT_Racer said on 21st April 2013, 15:52

    I think Pirelli need to look at there tyre construction because the sort of failures we saw this weekend is a bit concerning. They may well be caused by debris, However I’ve never seen tyres fail the way the Pirelli’s did this weekend & this many failures caused by debris on 1 weekend indicates the current construction is more prone to debris failures than they should be.

    Going back to 2004, I remember the Michelin’s were very prone to debris failure’s & there was a series of them through the mid part of the season which caused some big accidents & a few near misses.
    After some investigation Michelin discovered that there recommended tyre pressure’s were too low & made the compound very prone to failure if the surface was cut to a specific depth or in a specific direction.

    Although the exact details were never made public, The speculation was that they increased the depth of the tread, strengthened the construction of the canvas & raised there recommended tyre pressures.

  2. Scalextric (@scalextric) said on 21st April 2013, 16:04

    Better than the average trip to the dentist, @keithcollantine ?

  3. Osama Shahid (@os-shahid1) said on 21st April 2013, 16:08

    A good race, lots of hard aggressive and mostly fair wheel-to-wheel action all the way through the field. Great to see both Lotus cars on the podium, Hamilton with a hugely impressive performance,The brawling Mclarens but bitterly dissapointing to see Alonso suffer a failure and lose so many points today The deficit up to 30 points now.
    But still an 8/10 for all the tremendous action everywhere except for the lead

  4. 7 cause the DRS fail in Alonso prevented us from enjoying an even better race. Kudos to Perez!!!

  5. JenniKate (@jennikate) said on 21st April 2013, 16:15

    9/10 – lots of different strategies, lots of wheel to wheel racing, technical issues, teammate battles. The only thing stopping it from being a perfect race, in my books, was the lack of challenge for the win!

  6. Win7Golf (@win7golf) said on 21st April 2013, 16:17

    Great race – to improve, need more Merc and McLaren and less Red Bull… Lets wait for Europe! Nice F1 Season so far ! :)

  7. Nick (@npf1) said on 21st April 2013, 16:19

    Wasn’t impressive throughout, but a lot of fine moments, fine battles and Grosjean/Di Resta and Webber/Hamilton/Alonso/Perez really kept the race alive at the end.

    Voted 8/10. Don’t mind Vettel winning, but even if I wasn’t a fan, Alonso’s DRS problem was very unfortunate.

  8. foleyger (@foleyger) said on 21st April 2013, 16:37

    gave it a 4 out of 10. DRS truly destroyed the race. This is the pinnacle of motorsport, not a mickey mouse like WWE. some drivers fair play went for moves at turn 4 but the moves on the main straight with the DRS was a joke

  9. Jason (@jason12) said on 21st April 2013, 16:41

    50% always lost when there’s no battle for 1st place.
    -10% because of this whole tyre saga.
    So a 4.

  10. Jorge Lardone (@jorge-lardone) said on 21st April 2013, 16:43

    9/10. Another great race from champion Vettel! He is the best F1 racing driver after Schumacher. Great work by Lotus Team. Great race for Perez and Button. Also for Di Resta and Hamilton. Good race also for Rosberg with a car without rae pace.
    Another big mistake of Alonso & his team. Bad race for Webber, again.

  11. I like DRS.

  12. Jason (@jason12) said on 21st April 2013, 17:01

    Was so said watching Nico lose all those places.

  13. Mohammed said on 21st April 2013, 17:05

    It would have been perfect if I only someone made it hard or Vettel to win,at least Roseberg gave it a good fight at the start if only it continued….

  14. Lucas Wilson (@full-throttle-f1) said on 21st April 2013, 17:29

    0/10 – Because the meteorite that I scheduled to hit Vettel never came.

  15. as i rate every race
    +5 to start off
    +1 good overtaking and aggressiv driving by alot of drivers
    +1 alot of good drivers today, grosjean and perez impressed me today
    +1 different stratgies made the race even better
    +1 for rosbergs aggresiveness even though he didnt get what his driving deserved

    -1 vettels work wasent cut out and would have been better if alonso challenged him

    so race rating 8

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