Rate the race: 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix

2014 Bahrain Grand Prix

Sergio Perez, Force India, Bahrain International Circuit, 2014What did you think of today’s race? Share your verdict on the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Rate the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix out of ten

  • 1 (1%)
  • 2 (0%)
  • 3 (0%)
  • 4 (0%)
  • 5 (1%)
  • 6 (1%)
  • 7 (3%)
  • 8 (15%)
  • 9 (34%)
  • 10 (45%)

Total Voters: 1,346

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442 comments on Rate the race: 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix

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  1. UnitedKingdomRacing (@unitedkingdomracing) said on 6th April 2014, 18:27

    The only time I’m that close to the edge of the seat during an F1 race usually is when championships are decided. Maybe not the best race out of the 900 but surely one of the best for a long time. 10/10!

  2. NickO said on 6th April 2014, 18:27


    Now can we stop with the engine noise debate and other attempts to artificially “spice things up”?

  3. Haizan (@haizan) said on 6th April 2014, 18:29

    very rare .. fantastic race.. 10

  4. Guy (@guyc) said on 6th April 2014, 18:32

    I think this one goes to 11!

  5. UnitedKingdomRacing (@unitedkingdomracing) said on 6th April 2014, 18:33

    1% for 1 Point? What is wrong with you?

  6. Win7Golf (@win7golf) said on 6th April 2014, 18:34

    After this FANTASTIC FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX, please stop showing us the likes of Luca di Montezemolo, Adrian Newey and other frustrated guys… Let Ferrari build a better car and power unit and Renault also built a better power unit. The rules are the same for everybody

    Listen to Ron Dennis, Paddy Lowe, Toto Wolff, Pat Symonds. Let the others learn and improve their packages.

    Fantastic job for Mercedes – Great race Lewis and Nico !!!

  7. frogster said on 6th April 2014, 18:34

    I’m a fool. I’ve spent 40 years following F1, I should’ve been following this taxi cab racing.


  8. deetjohn (@deetjohn) said on 6th April 2014, 18:37

    That was really a very brilliant race. Gripping from the word go. A BIG win for Lewis. Bahrain is a track where Nico has a measure on Lewis and it was not to be today.

    The W05 is in a class of its own. But so long as the Merc boffins let them race, I have no complaints.

  9. Ed Marques (@edmarques) said on 6th April 2014, 18:41

    Amazing race. Battles all along, epic battle for the lead, and we witnessed one of the best drives from Hamilton.
    Ricciardo was brilliant too, and Perez, what a race from him, kind of shuting up his critics.

  10. Mayank (@mjf1fan) said on 6th April 2014, 18:41


    What a timing for this race to come. Everyone was saying how boring current F1 has become and here you go, bang on the target and providing a very entertaining race after really long time. There were battles all round the places- lead, middle pack, back runners. Great drive from Lewis and Perez.
    Ricciardo again doing very good coming from middle of pack and same goes for Hulk.

    Bit disappointed with Williams and Ferrari’s result . Expected more from both teams.

  11. Dan said on 6th April 2014, 18:42

    10 for me Nico would not have even had a chance without safety car if hecoulnt do it when right behind Ham. How would he gain 9 seconds then pass. Nico is so cocky “i will win next race, i was fastest car, im leading WC” Yeh why are you leading Nico i wonder. Maybe becuase your temmate retired.

  12. Royal-Spark (@royal-spark) said on 6th April 2014, 18:43

    I struggle to remember the last time we had a close fight for the lead going into the closing stages of a Grand Prix. Either way this race and race weekend in all has set the benchmark for; A) What sort of pace these 2014 cars (the fastest at least) are capable of compared to last years so-much-downforce-we’re-glued-to-the-track cars; and B) That even with such fuel restrictions close and competitive racing is possible. Although whether it’s truly competitive is debatable.

  13. craig-o (@craig-o) said on 6th April 2014, 18:43

    The last race I gave a 10 was Brazil 2012.

    Today was a 10. It had everything except rain, and is a fantastic advertisement for Formula 1 2014.

  14. DawnPiper (@dawnpiper) said on 6th April 2014, 18:46

    10 for me. Who cares if Merc are two seconds quicker if there are two of them and they are allowed to fight? Ferrari and Red Bull should keep quiet and concentrate on their car issues – they are not far away from the non-works Merc runners and the racing is really close. Really glad that Gutierrez is Ok – a flip is really scary, but how would he be if Maldonado’s nose was at cockpit edge height like last year?

  15. Naval Ahmed (@windrose) said on 6th April 2014, 18:46

    by far a great race. team mate on team mate…what would their bosses say? haha

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