Formula 1 World Championship

Bahrain​ Grand Prix

Added to the calendar of the Formula 1 World Championship in 2004, the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix  takes place at the Sakhir International Circuit.

The first edition was won by Michael Schumacher. The following seasons were won by Alonso (2005-2006), Massa (2007-2008), Button (2009), Alonso (2010). In 2011 the race was canceled due to political instability in the country. In 2012 it was Vettel on Red Bull Renault that finished on the top of the podium.

One feature of this grand prix is that at the podium the champagne bottle is filled with a carbonated soft drink.

Sakhir Circuit

Sakhir International Circuit is another circuit created by the German architect Hermann Tilke. The inaugural Grand Prix took place in 2004.

It is located in the desert forcing organizers to find ways of to avoid deposits of sand on the track. With a length of 5.411 kilometers it gives a grand prix of 308,484 km after 57 laps.


Number of laps : 57
Circuit length : 5.412 km
Race distance : 308.484 km


1Lewis HamiltonMercedes561:32:03.897
2Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing Honda56+0.745s
3Valtteri BottasMercedes56+37.383s
4Lando NorrisMcLaren Mercedes56+46.466s
5Sergio PerezRed Bull Racing Honda56+52.047s
6Charles LeclercFerrari56+59.090s
7Daniel RicciardoMcLaren Mercedes56+66.004s
8Carlos SainzFerrari56+67.100s
9Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri Honda56+85.692s
10Lance StrollAston Martin Mercedes56+86.713s
11Kimi RäikkönenAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari56+88.864s
12Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari55+1 lap
13Esteban OconAlpine Renault55+1 lap
14George RussellWilliams Mercedes55+1 lap
15Sebastian VettelAston Martin Mercedes55+1 lap
16Mick SchumacherHaas Ferrari55+1 lap
17Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri Honda52DNF
18Nicholas LatifiWilliams Mercedes51DNF
NCFernando AlonsoAlpine Renault32DNF
NCNikita MazepinHaas Ferrari0DNF
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