Formula 1 World Championship
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 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
|4||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing Honda||57||+6.408s||12|
|6||Lando Norris||McLaren Renault||57||+45.754s||8|
|7||Kimi Räikkönen||Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari||57||+47.470s||6|
|8||Pierre Gasly||Red Bull Racing Honda||57||+58.094s||4|
|9||Alexander Albon||Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda||57||+62.697s||2|
|10||Sergio Perez||Racing Point BWT Mercedes||57||+63.696s||1|
|11||Antonio Giovinazzi||Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari||57||+64.599s|
|12||Daniil Kvyat||Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda||56||+1 lap|
|13||Kevin Magnussen||Haas Ferrari||56||+1 lap|
|14||Lance Stroll||Racing Point BWT Mercedes||56||+1 lap|
|15||George Russell||Williams Mercedes||56||+1 lap|
|16||Robert Kubica||Williams Mercedes||55||+2 laps|
|19||Carlos Sainz||McLaren Renault||53||DN|
|NC||Romain Grosjean||Haas Ferrari||16||DN|