French driver Jean-Eric Vergne was handed a 10-place grid penalty and his Toro Rosso Formula One team fined 30,000 euros ($41,300) on Friday after the right rear wheel came off his car during Spanish Grand Prix practice.
A Bahraini defence lawyer said today a criminal court in the Gulf kingdom has convicted and sentenced five people to five years in prison each on terrorism charges over what authorities say was an attempt to bomb last year`s Formula One race.
Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton is hoping that his recent victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix has given him an edge over his teammate Nico Rosberg, as both the racers fight for this year`s Formula One title.
The first big technical controversy of Formula One`s new engine era has its day in court on Monday with champions Red Bull confident they have a strong case in appealing Daniel Ricciardo`s Australian Grand Prix exclusion.
Red Bull racing ace Sebastian Vettel said that it is very good to hear that his hero Michael Schumacher is making progress from the severe head injuries the Formula One legend endured in a skiing accident.
Sahara Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernly expects his team to remain in podium contention after the Silverstone-squad achieved its first Formula 1 top-three finish in five years at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez scored Force India`s second ever podium in the team`s seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit here on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after a thrilling wheel-to-wheel duel, taking him level with the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio with a 24th career victory.