Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Who will win the Bahrain Grand Prix?

Lewis Hamilton
11
27%
Jenson Button
2
5%
Fernando Alonso
2
5%
Mark Webber
2
5%
Sebastian Vettel
9
22%
Nico Rosberg
3
7%
Sergio Perez
0
No votes
Kimi Raikkonen
7
17%
Michael Schumacher
5
12%
Other
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 41

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by SpliT » 22 Apr 2012, 14:54

phil1993 wrote:Lots of black smoke around the villages near to the track

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by Edi96 » 22 Apr 2012, 15:14

I like Hülkenberg but Sutil would have scored more points so far :zz:


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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by MavF1 » 22 Apr 2012, 16:05

What about the stewards' decision on the Rosberg incidents? If he doesn't get at least a reprimand for those moves...

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by reppo » 22 Apr 2012, 16:11

Funny :lol: Must be a typo in http://www.formula1.com
Race - selected team and driver quotes
Mike Gascoyne, Caterham chief technical officer
“We can be pleased with today’s performance from both cars. Despite the puncture Heikki suffered on the first lap he put in a very strong drive all afternoon and Vitaly was also racing Ricciardo hard for most of the afternoon. This shows we are definitely making progress, and our qualifying performance yesterday gives us good reason to look forward to the European season which starts in two weeks in Barcelona. We have a number of updates planned for the next few races, and more to come throughout the season, so we will aim to keep building on this type of performance and keep edging closer to the teams ahead."

Mark Smith, Caterham technical director
“We can be pleased with today’s performance from both cars. Despite the puncture Heikki suffered on the first lap he put in a very strong drive all afternoon and Vitaly was also racing Ricciardo hard for most of the afternoon. This shows we are definitely making progress, and our qualifying performance yesterday gives us good reason to look forward to the European season which starts in two weeks in Barcelona. We have a number of updates planned for the next few races, and more to come throughout the season, so we will aim to keep building on this type of performance and keep edging closer to the teams ahead."

Anyway, overall in Caterham they think the race was pretty good ''hmm''

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by sleenster » 22 Apr 2012, 16:18

:zz:

http://www.fia.com/en-GB/mediacentre/pr ... -bhn4.aspx

Q: (Khoda Rawi – F1Arab.com) Kimi, a good result today, but do you think Lotus can keep up the momentum for the next races?
KR: We will try. It’s the same story; I have no idea what’s going to happen in the next races but the team’s been pushing hard to try to improve the car, bringing new parts, but of course they haven’t been working as well as we hoped, but anyhow, they are bringing new updates every time when they can. We try to keep pushing and stay up there, but I cannot answer because they are not. That’s our aim and that’s what we’re working for and hopefully it will happen, but who knows how well we can improve or what the others will do. The team is doing good work and we deserve to be here and hopefully we can stay up here in other races also.

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by SpliT » 22 Apr 2012, 16:22

No further action on Fernando Alonso's pit-stop unsafe release.

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by iceman1 » 22 Apr 2012, 17:07

SpliT wrote:No further action on Fernando Alonso's pit-stop unsafe release.

Oh no the protestors won't be happy :lol:

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by phil1993 » 22 Apr 2012, 17:09

Have a good time today?

No further action on the Rosberg incidents.

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by mikhailv » 22 Apr 2012, 17:13

Glad theres no penalty. now lewis and alonso can overtake like they used to and shove rosberg into the wall. Precedent has been set; you can force a car off track, so lets see proper aggressive racing

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by phil1993 » 22 Apr 2012, 17:13

mikhailv wrote:Glad theres no penalty. now lewis and alonso can overtake like they used to and shove rosberg into the wall. Precedent has been set; you can force a car off track, so lets see proper aggressive racing


Did you watch GP2? I don't remember one move that was done on the track :::

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by mikhailv » 22 Apr 2012, 17:18

phil1993 wrote:
mikhailv wrote:Glad theres no penalty. now lewis and alonso can overtake like they used to and shove rosberg into the wall. Precedent has been set; you can force a car off track, so lets see proper aggressive racing


Did you watch GP2? I don't remember one move that was done on the track :::



Didnt mate! Saw the Nasr Ceccotto incident. I thought checcotto would be penalised as it was no different TO Lewis/Pastor in monaco, but Nasr got a penalty!? Contradictive as per.

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by phil1993 » 22 Apr 2012, 17:20

Watch it at some point (if you have Sky), because it was just mental. At one point I think both the defending car and attacking car was off the circuit :lol:

So, 4 different teams winning the first 4 races. First time since 1983 apparently.

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From the sprint race, although the feature race was mega too

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by iceman1 » 22 Apr 2012, 17:25

phil1993 wrote:Have a good time today?

No further action on the Rosberg incidents.

I don't know if I am lucky but when i went to the media center for the first day. The lady told me to go inside and see where I want to sit and get back to her with the seat number. Well I didn't, I told her show me the empty seats and I took "H16".

I went there and I saw James Allen at the left. Edd Straw and Jonathan Noble in front of me and a journalist from Sky sports and Adam Cooper. So I was really happy because I took that seat :p

I met the Crown prince today he told me "We have a problem here, no one is hiding it. But we have to tell the truth to the people and not just rumours" and that's what I am trying to do :p

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Re: Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Post by SpliT » 22 Apr 2012, 17:26

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