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  1. Charlie Lockwood

    2021 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix | Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the discussion thread for the 2021 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. A new Formula One season dawns, as the teams return to Sakhir for the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix. The paddock has become very familiar with location, and it will be the first time in history that three F1 races were held...
  2. Charlie Lockwood

    2020 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix | Driver of the Day: Vote Now

    Voting is open for the RaceDepartment Bahrain Grand Prix 'Driver of the Day'. An opening lap like the one we witnessed today in Bahrain will always put things into perspective. It is worth taking a moment to be thankful for the leaps made in safety, as well as for the procedures and people in...
  3. Charlie Lockwood

    2020 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix | Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the discussion thread for the 2020 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Almost 20 months after its last visit, Formula One has returned to Sakhir for the first weekend of the double-header at the Bahrain International Circuit. It's been a while since F1 enjoyed its last night race, and...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    Verstappen from Schumacher in Testing Day One

    Max Verstappen edged out Mick Schumacher for fastest time in a rain affected Bahrain in-season F1 test. Verstappen from Schumacher... damn, that brings back some memories. Not Jos vs Michael this time, but their offspring had a moment in the sunshine (and rain) today in Bahrain, with Max taking...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    Vettel Cracks Under Pressure Again

    Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton had a royal battle on track in Bahrain, unfortunately ending in yet another mistake from the Ferrari man. Vettel has been showing signs of suspect behaviour under pressure in the last few months, the end of his 2018 championship challenge being the most...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    Should Ferrari Start Supporting Leclerc Over Vettel?

    Charles Leclerc looked the stronger of the two Ferrari drivers in Bahrain, prompting many to wonder if Ferrari should support their new driver in a bid for 2019 championship success. Having started 2019 claiming that 4-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel would be the focus of the team...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Bahrain Grand Prix: Driver of the Day - Vote Now!

    Voting is open for the RaceDepartment 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix 'Driver of the Day'. The duel in the desert is over, the winner has been crowned and the racers have all taken the chequered flag (or not for some), and now its time to throw down your vote for the driver you believe has performed...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    Grosjean Handed 3-Place Grid Penalty for Norris Block

    Romain Grosjean has been docked three places on the starting grid following his Q1 block of McLaren driver Lando Norris in Bahrain qualifying. Grosjean would be found idling on the racing line into the final corner of the Bahrain International Circuit as Lando Norris looked to complete a fast...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    Kubica Driving "Completely Different Car" to Russell

    As Williams woes continue in Bahrain, Robert Kubica adds further mystery to their performance as he believes he's driving a "completely different car" to George Russell. Despite admitting that both Mercedes powered FW42 cars are near identical in both spec and baseline setup, Robert Kubica has...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    Vettel Believes Friday Domination "Misleading"

    Despite locking out the front positions during the opening day of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari believe their pace to be "misleading" heading into qualifying tomorrow. Melbourne was nothing short of a disaster for a Ferrari team riding high following an impressive two weeks of pre-season...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    2019 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

    Welcome to the central discussion thread of the 2019 FIA Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Round two of the championship sees the Formula One field head to the more traditional layout of the Bahrain International Circuit, following what was an enjoyable opening event on the streets of Melbourne...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    "Dickhead" Verstappen Move - Who's to Blame?

    Hamilton controversially called Max Verstappen a "dickhead" in the drivers room following the podium ceremony, but who was to blame for the early accident between the two? Hamilton and Verstappen would come together during the Grand Prix this evening, costing the Dutchman a puncture and further...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    DRS: Time for a Change?

    Lewis Hamilton made light work of the cars ahead during the Bahrain Grand Prix, leaving many to wonder if DRS really has gone too far in modern Formula One. Starting from ninth on the grid it would be fair to expect a decent fight back through the field for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes, however...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Driver of the Day - Vote Now!

    In an uneventful Bahrain Grand Prix many drivers stood out against their rivals, but who do you vote as the RaceDepartment Driver of the Day? With unexpected big points scorers and drivers performing without putting a wheel wrong, many of the grid performed well in the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix -...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    Formula One Development Proposals Revealed by Liberty Media

    A bold proposal to reinvigorate Formula One has been presented to the teams in Bahrain on Friday, giving an interesting insight into the plans of owners Liberty Media... With Liberty Media keen to understand and address many of the perceived barriers to growing and improving the Formula One...
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    Hamilton Set For 5-Place Grid Penalty in Bahrain

    Lewis Hamilton will take a five place grid penalty for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix following an unscheduled gearbox change on Friday. Compounding what has been a less than ideal start to his Bahrain Grand Prix preparations, Hamilton and Mercedes were dealt another blow on Friday afternoon...
  17. Paul Jeffrey

    2018 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the 2018 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix! Round two of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship is fast approaching, heading to the sandy dunes of the Bahrain desert for the next instalment of what looks like a potentially tight and fierce battle...