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Weekend Preview

  1. Alonso: Reaching Q2 a nice surprise for McLaren

    Apr 18, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    Mideast Bahrain F1 GP Auto Racing

    Jenson Button was less fortunate in qualifying, though, as a problem on his car sidelined him without setting a lap time.

  2. Carlos Sainz Jr shines as top rookie in Bahrain qualifying

    Apr 18, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT


    Despite expecting to struggle in Bahrain, Sainz will start the race from ninth place on Sunday.

  3. Grosjean disappointed with P10 in Bahrain GP qualifying

    Apr 18, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Grosjean believes he could have qualified higher up the grid, but is pleased to have maintained his 100% Q3 record in 2015.

  4. Rosberg disappointed to qualify behind Vettel in Bahrain

    Apr 18, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT


    Rosberg misses out on the front row for the second time in three races, exposing Mercedes to the threat from Ferrari in the race.

  5. Vettel confident Ferrari can attack Mercedes from P2

    Apr 18, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    Mideast Bahrain F1 GP Auto Racing

    Four-time world champion qualified second for the Bahrain Grand Prix, splitting the Mercedes drivers at the front of the grid.

  6. Hamilton delighted with first Bahrain pole, but fears Ferrari will be hard to beat

    Apr 18, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    The defending F1 world champion feels more at ease with this year’s car in Bahrain, allowing him to dominate qualifying on Saturday.

  7. Manor planning to unveil 2015 car in August

    Apr 18, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

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    John Booth says that the long-term future of the team is being planned and secured thanks to fresh investment.

  8. Hamilton closes out Bahrain GP practice on top

    Apr 18, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Qualifying

    The defending world champion edges out Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in FP3 ahead of qualifying later today.

  9. Button upbeat despite two practice stoppages in Bahrain

    Apr 17, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT


    He may have only completed 17 laps in total on Friday, but Jenson Button remains positive about McLaren’s progress.

  10. Brake problems hinder Toro Rosso in Bahrain practice

    Apr 17, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    Carlos Sainz Jr.

    A mixed day for both Carlos Sainz Jr and Max Verstappen during practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

  11. Bottas pleased with practice showing, but thinks there is more time to find in Bahrain

    Apr 17, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Practice

    Williams usually reserves its pace for Saturday, but Valtteri Bottas bucked the trend in Bahrain on Friday.

  12. Hamilton sure Mercedes will avoid Malaysia issues in Bahrain

    Apr 17, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT


    Briton pleased with Mercedes work following practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.

  13. Hamilton, Raikkonen, Vettel and Perez under investigation for incidents in Bahrain GP practice

    Apr 17, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT

    Mideast Bahrain F1 GP Auto Racing

    A busy night for the stewards in Bahrain due to two incidents at the end of FP2 on Friday.

  14. Rosberg heads up Mercedes one-two in Bahrain FP2

    Apr 17, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT

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    Normal service is resumed in FP2 as Mercedes dominates proceedings, but Ferrari proves that it could be in the running for the race win on race day.

  15. WATCH LIVE: FP2 for the Bahrain GP on NBCSN and Live Extra from 11am ET

    Apr 17, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Practice

    Can Mercedes strike back in FP2? Or will Ferrari continue to lead the way in Bahrain?

  16. Raikkonen: Ferrari atmosphere better than ever

    Apr 17, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Finnish driver delighted with how things are going at Maranello in 2015, but says his future is down to the team.

  17. Kimi Raikkonen quickest in first practice for Bahrain GP

    Apr 17, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Practice

    Raikkonen heads up a Ferrari one-two in FP1 as Mercedes opts to bide its time and wait until FP2 before showing its hand.

  18. WATCH LIVE: FP1 for the Bahrain GP on Live Extra from 7am ET

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:45 AM EDT

    Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel

    Watch all of the action from Bahrain on Live Extra from 7am ET on Friday.

  19. Renault bringing “temporary fixes” to Bahrain after power unit problems

    Apr 16, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    Max Verstappen

    No guarantee of reliability for either Red Bull or Toro Rosso in Bahrain.

  20. Perez entering Bahrain GP weekend with low expectations

    Apr 16, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Previews

    There’s little chance of Checo reaching the podium in Bahrain for the second year in a row.

  21. Rosberg: Defeat to Hamilton is my greatest motivation

    Apr 16, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Previews

    Rosberg hopes to reverse the result of his narrow defeat to his teammate in Bahrain last year.

  22. F1 Paddock Pass: Bahrain Grand Prix (VIDEO)

    Apr 16, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT

    Lewis Hamilton

    Will Buxton brings you all of the latest news and interviews ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

  23. Ricciardo wins Laureus Breakthrough of the Year award

    Apr 16, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Previews

    Red Bull driver receives the prestigious award following his third-place finish in the 2014 F1 drivers’ championship.

  24. Hamilton keen to do his talking on track in Bahrain

    Apr 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Previews

    Defending F1 world champion was non-plussed by the comments made by Nico Rosberg in the aftermath of the Chinese Grand Prix, instead choosing to settle the score on track.

  25. Podium girl at centre of ‘Spraygate’ says she “didn’t think too much” of Hamilton’s actions in Shanghai

    Apr 16, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT


    Liu Siying, an art student from Shanghai, says that the incident has been exaggerated by foreign media.