F1 Fanatic round-up: 15/3/2010

We’ve got the first race of 2010 in the books – more reaction to the Bahrain Grand Prix later today. Here’s the Monday round-up: Links James Allen’s Bahrain GP verdict (ITV-F1) “This handed the lead to Alonso, who was in that position because he had passed Massa at the start. It was a very smart […]

Bringing back refuelling will not solve F1’s overtaking problem

After months of anticipation and despite a mouth-watering line-up of teams and drivers, not to mention the biggest grid in 15 years, the Bahrain Grand Prix was a damp squib. And that’s putting it politely. But the F1 community – be it the fans, the teams or the rule makers – should not be too […]

Bahrain Grand Prix in pictures


The start of a new F1 season usually takes place against the scenic background of Albert Park in Melbourne. This year Australia was swapped for the sand dunes of Bahrain, which were brightened up by F1’s colourful 2010 grid. Here’s a collection of pictures from the race.

Rosberg stymies Hamilton while Vettel saves fourth (Bahrain GP analysis)

The ban on refuelling gave the race a very different structure to what we saw in 2009, with almost every car one-stopping. For several drivers that meant a frustrating day stuck behind rivals, unable to get close enough to try a pass.

Bahrain Grand Prix fastest laps

Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’58.287 2 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1’59.393 1.106 3 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1’59.487 1.200 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’59.560 1.273 5 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1’59.732 1.445 6 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1’59.833 1.546 7 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1’59.906 1.619 8 Jaime […]

Alonso heads one-two on Ferrari debut

2010 Bahrain Grand Prix review

Fernando Alonso won the Bahrain Grand Prix on his first appearance for Ferrari. He took the lead from pole sitter Sebastian Vettel, who was struck by an exhaust failure while leading.

Rate the race: Bahrain

The 2010 F1 season is up and running. What did you think of the first round? Rate the race out of ten and have your say below: F1 Fanatic Rate the Race results 2009 F1 Fanatic Rate the Race results 2008

Bahrain Grand Prix result

Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 49 3 2 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 49 16.099 16.099 2 3 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 49 23.182 7.083 4 4 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 49 38.799 15.617 1 5 4 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 49 40.213 1.414 5 6 3 Michael […]

Championship standings after Bahrain

Championship standings after the Bahrain Grand Prix Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Fernando Alonso 25 2 Felipe Massa 18 3 Lewis Hamilton 15 4 Sebastian Vettel 12 5 Nico Rosberg 10 6 Michael Schumacher 8 7 Jenson Button 6 8 Mark Webber 4 9 Vitantonio Liuzzi 2 10 Rubens Barrichello 1 11 Nico H???lkenberg […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 14/3/2010

It’s race day everyone! In a few hours’ time we’ll know the winner of the first race of 2010. I can’t wait to find out. Make sure you join us in the live blogs today starting around one hour before the race. Links FIA using “Spy in the Garage” cameras (Speed) “This weekend sees the […]

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