Bahrain International Circuit articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying: Pictures 25th April 2009, 18:26
It all went wrong for Mark Webber but Jarno Trulli and Toyota celebrated their first pole position in four years. Here’s a selection of pictures from qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Jarno Trulli leads the first ever one-two for Toyota with Timo Glock in second place. Chinese Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel edged Jenson Button for third by 0.03s. But Vettel’s team mate Mark Webber will start on the last row of the grid after being held up by Adrian Sutil.
Bahrain Grand Prix history (Video) 23rd April 2009, 7:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks back on the brief history of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Like the previous round in China, Bahrain joined the Formula 1 calendar in 2004. Thanks to the efforts of Crown Prince Sheikh al Khalifa, Bernie Ecclestone, and even Sir Jackie Stewart, the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir hosted the [...]
Expect a Brawn resurgence at Bahrain (Bahrain Grand Prix preview) 21st April 2009, 7:00
Four races in five weeks – the 2009 F1 season is off to a hectic start. Bahrain is the last of the opening series of ‘flyaway’ races and, after two rain-affected Grands Prix, we’re likely to see a much more normal race at the desert circuit. Can Red Bull repeat their form from Shanghai in [...]
Ten ways to pick an F1 race to visit 20th February 2009, 11:00
With the 2009 F1 season almost upon us fans will be sorting out their plans to go to a Grand Prix. So how do you go about picking which race to go to? Here are ten ways to help make up your mind.
2009 F1 testing: February 19th (Update: pictures added) 19th February 2009, 5:00
Ferrari, BMW and Toyota bring eight days of testing at Bahrain to an end today. The last few days have seen some of the teams hit by reliability problems. But the other defining feature of this test has been how close the laptimes are between the trio. Will today see one of them suddenly pull [...]
2009 F1 testing: February 18th (update: pictures added) 18th February 2009, 5:00
Ferrari, Toyota and BMW head into their penultimate day of testing at Bahrain. There wasn’t much to choose between them yesterday, with the trio covered by just 0.4s. Felipe Massa takes over from Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari today. Meanwhile back in Europe the remaining teams seem to have dropped their plans to test at Barcelona [...]
2009 F1 tracks compared 17th February 2009, 11:00
After looking at the 2009 F1 cars from various angles many people have remarked on how different many of the designs are. But if we take a look at the circuits alongside one another it seems F1 tracks are becoming increasingly similar.
Ferrari, BMW and Toyota continue testing at Bahrain today and we’ll be following their progress below.
2009 F1 testing: February 16th (Update: pictures added) 16th February 2009, 8:01
Ferrari, Toyota and BMW remain in Bahrain this week, continuing their preparations for the 2009 F1 season and no doubt hoping to avoid any more sandstorms. Follow the developments in today’s F1 testing below.