Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton contract talks delayed after COVID-19 diagnosis, says Mercedes boss

Hamilton is sitting out this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for the new coronavirus earlier this week.

Dec 05, 2020, 09:21 AM IST

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas determined to hang on to winning feeling

The 29-year-old Mercedes driver took a crushing victory in Melbourne two weeks ago to finish more than 20 seconds clear of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Mar 29, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel targets third successive win

Tipped as pre-season favourites, the German and new teammate Charles Leclerc finished fourth and fifth in Melbourne, nearly a minute behind the dominant race-winning Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas.

Mar 27, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Injured F1 mechanic in Bahrain successfully undergoes surgery: Ferrari

Francesco Cigarini's broken left tibia and fibula were operated on hours after Raikkonen accidentally ran over him during a pit stop.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Formula One: Ferrari fined 50,000 euros after mechanic injured

Ferrari were fined 50,000 euros ($61,385) on Sunday after one of their Formula One mechanics was hit by Kimi Raikkonen`s car and suffered a broken leg during a Bahrain Grand Prix pitstop.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Motor racing: Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for Bahrain

A Mercedes spokesman confirmed Hamilton would have a new gearbox for final practice and qualifying, incurring an automatic five-place penalty.

Apr 07, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

F1: Haas reshuffles pitcrew for Bahrain GP after Australia mistakes

Haas have swapped their pit crew around for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix after mistakes during the first race of the season in Australia two weeks ago cost the U.S.-owned Formula One team a likely best-ever result.

Apr 05, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Formula One: Honda replaces Toro Rosso engine parts for Bahrain Grand Prix

Toro Rosso’s engine supplier Honda has replaced power unit components in the cars of Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley after problems in the first race of the Formula One season.

Apr 04, 2018, 23:04 PM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: McLaren's Fernando Alonso, Stoffel Vandoorne fail to make it to even starting grid

The Spaniard, who will miss next month`s Monaco Grand Prix to race the Indianapolis 500, had already made his feelings evident in radio outbursts heard by a television audience of millions around the world.

Apr 17, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton takes blame for five-second penalty

The Mercedes team called in both Bottas and Hamilton and the latter slowed in the pit lane ahead of Ricciardo to avoid having to wait behind Bottas in the pits.

Apr 17, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel triumphs as Lewis Hamilton pays penalty

Vettel now leads the title race with 68 points ahead of Hamilton on 61.

Apr 17, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas ends Lewis Hamilton run for first career pole

Bottas clocked a best lap of one minute and 28.769 seconds in the final seconds and it was, as Hamilton admitted, too good for him to beat. Hamilton had clocked 1:28.792.

Apr 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari loses power and 'shut down'


Vettel shares the leadership of this year`s world championship with three-time champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes after two races.

Apr 15, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel puts Ferrari on top in Friday practice

The four times world champion lapped 0.400 faster than Red Bull`s Australian Daniel Ricciardo in the afternoon and then pipped Mercedes` Valtteri Bottas by 0.041 under the evening floodlights.

Apr 15, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton relishes friendly fight with rival Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has been just as generous as Hamilton in heaping praise on his rival and the pair have so far served up one win each amid much mutual back-slapping and respect.

Apr 13, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Rights groups call for F1 race to be cancelled

Bahrain`s biggest sporting event is watched by a worldwide audience of millions and has been held since 2004, with the exception of 2011 when violent civil unrest forced its cancellation.

Apr 07, 2017, 00:46 AM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg wins 2nd race of the season as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian​ Vettel suffer​

This was Nico's second win this season after Melbourne, his fifth in succession and the 16th of his career.

Apr 03, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Record-breaking Lewis Hamilton scorches to pole

Hamilton`s lap in one minute and 29.493 seconds was the fastest lap recorded at the Sakhir track.

Apr 02, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Ferrari end final Bahrain GP practice on top

Vettel lapped the Sakhir Circuit in a best time of one minute 31.683 seconds.

Apr 02, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Championship leader Nico Rosberg tops both Friday sessions​

The surprise of the day was Jenson Button setting the third fastest time in the McLaren.

Apr 01, 2016, 23:23 PM IST