Renault say they have done their best to fix the engine problems that blighted last weekend`s Chinese Grand Prix but offered no guarantee on Thursday that Sunday`s race in Bahrain would be trouble free.
If start is anything to go by, then be ready for another lop-sided Formula One season. The on-going season is mere three races old, but one can comfortably place a bet on Mercedes, or to be more precise, on their British driver and defending champion Lewis Hamilton.
Red Bull`s driver Daniel Ricciardo has reportedly insisted that he has moved from the proposition on after the FIA dismissed the team`s appeal to reinstate his first podium finish in the Australian Grand Prix.
Sahara Force India might have missed out on points in last weekend`s Chinese Grand Prix, but team principal Vijay Mallya is satisfied with the performance of his side and expects the Silverstone-based outfit to repeat its 2010 showing in Sunday`s Bahrain GP.
Force India`s point-scoring streak came to an abrupt end in a chaotic Chinese Grand Prix with Adrian Sutil finishing 11th while his teammate Vitantonio Liuzzi retired after an opening lap brake problem.