F1 Sakhir Race: Perez wins from back. Mercedes lose from front

Sergio Perez F1 Sakhir GP Race

Many people had hoped for a brand new winner in the Sakhir GP without Lewis Hamilton’s presence. They got one, but few could’ve predicted that it would be Sergio Perez atop the podium for the very first time at the end of the race. The Mexican was the last of the runners by the end […]

The chaotic run up to the Sakhir GP Weekend

George Russell Sakhir GP Guide

If there was ever a week that epitomised the importance of the Internet in motorsport, the days following the Bahrain GP was it. “Back in my day, we had to walk barefoot halfway across the country in hail to Silverstone to get news about racing”. Well, maybe not quite, but any motorsports news in December […]

George Russell to drive for Mercedes at Sakhir GP

George Russell Mercedes Sakhir

A frantic F1 week in Bahrain continues to surprise as Mercedes will run George Russell in the W11 in place of sick Lewis Hamilton for the Sakhir GP. Yesterday the news broke that Hamilton had contracted COVID-19 and will be unable to race. With much speculation about who Mercedes could partner with Valtteri Bottas, George […]

Aitken handed Williams F1 seat for Sakhir GP

Jack Aitken

Jack Aitken has been handed the keys to George Russell’s Williams FW43 for the Sakhir Grand Prix this Sunday as dreams continue to come true in the F1 paddock in Bahrain this week. It has been a roller coaster 24 hours since the news was announced that Lewis Hamilton had tested positive for Covid-19 and […]

Who could Lewis Hamilton’s replacement at the Sakhir GP be?

Nico Hulkenberg Mercedes Sakhir GP

Following the shock news from Mercedes that Lewis Hamilton has been diagnosed with COVID-19, the F1 world is wondering who will partner Valtteri Bottas on Sunday. With a seat in the best team on the grid at stake, Mercedes have the pick of nearly anyone as their replacement driver. Although we’re sure the likes of […]

Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP after positive COVID test

Lewis Hamilton Sakhir GP

Seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton, will miss the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Hamilton is now the third F1 driver to be ruled out of a race this season thanks to the virus. Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll have both missed races this year after positive tests, too. Mercedes stated that […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Hamilton wins, but fireball horror dominates race

Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Bahrain GP Fire

It may be another Lewis Hamilton victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix this year, but all headlines will be on Roman Grosjean and his horrific accident. A huge fireball engulfed the Frenchman’s Haas following the usual frantic Bahrain close racing on the first three corners. Grosjean tagged Daniil Kvyat’s AlphaTauri, sending him hurtling into the […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Sainz out in Q2 as Mercedes clinch another 1-2

Lewis Hamilton Pole Position Bahrain GP F1

The eleventh Mercedes F1 front-row lockout of the season comes as no great surprise under the dazzling Bahrain lights. Lewis Hamilton was unparalleled, as he so often has been this year, as the champion took his 98th career pole. Max Verstappen, as ever, was the only man who could possibly challenge the Silver Arrows but […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Nissany appears in FP1, Albon crashes in FP2

Alex Albon Bahrain GP Practice

The Bahrain FP1 and FP2 sessions had a different feel to them thanks to the teams having to use 2021 tyres from Pirelli as part of their running. Though they were optional in FP1, each driver had to set six timed laps on the next season’s tyres in FP2. Mercedes went above and beyond the […]

F1 Bahrain GP Preview: Championship is won, but it’s not over yet

You may be forgiven for only getting your breath back after the terrific Turkish Grand Prix two weeks ago, but the 2020 Bahrain GP is now upon us and here’s your preview for what you need to know.  Both championships are now wrapped up. Turkey saw Lewis Hamilton claim his seventh career world title with […]