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Bahrain’s two Formula 1 races in 2020 will be closed to the public, but a limited number of health workers will be in the stands.
Bahrain’s outer oval layout will make its F1 debut this season but, when the country is back to hosting just one race, it’s the international layout that will be used.
With confirmation that the oval-shaped track will be used for the second race of Bahrain’s double-header, sub-60 second laps are expected.
It was inevitable anyway, but Formula 1 has now confirmed the postponement of the Bahrain and Vietnam GPs.
Following on from the postponement of the Bahrain Grand Prix, the F2 and F3 events for that weekend have also been shelved.
The Bahrain and Vietnam GPs are set to be cancelled today with official confirmation reportedly imminent.
In what is a first for Formula 1, the Bahrain Grand Prix will be held with no spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Bahrain Grand Prix organisers have suspended ticket sales for the upcoming event while they assess the impact of the coronavirus.
Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn has made it clear that F1 hold championship races unless all 10 teams are present.
It was one of the craziest races in recent memory as Mercedes pulled off the most unlikely of one-twos in Bahrain.
Ferrari duly delivered after the pace they have shown so far this weekend, claiming a 1-2 in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen “foot” was partially to blame for his Bahrain qualifying crash, that’s according to Christian Horner.
Mercedes have admitted they were “probably a little bit too slow” to recognise the threat of a one-stopping Sebastian Vettel in Bahrain.
Kimi Raikkonen has gone from a fan favourite to perhaps slightly less than after breaking the leg of one of his mechanics in Bahrain, and seeming to be more concerned about his DNF.
Christian Horner believes Red Bull had the pace to challenge for the Bahrain win but that came to naught when both cars retired early.
Paddy Lowe says Williams need to band together and “work intelligently and diligently” to solve their current pace problem.
Marcus Ericsson admits it was a “great relief” to score points in Bahrain, his first top-ten showing since Italy 2015.
Lewis Hamilton pulled off the stand-out overtake of the Bahrain Grand Prix as he took three cars in one corner and made up ground from a cautious start.
Pierre Gasly overhauls Carlos Sainz as the favourite to replace Daniel Ricciardo, Ferrari flummox Mercedes while showing that there’s still plenty of danger in F1 racing.
While Sergey Sirotkin concedes Williams must have “looked like idiots” in Bahrain, he says that is from the outside as there were some positives for Williams.
Although McLaren bagged their second double points-haul of 2018 in Bahrain, Fernando Alonso says McLaren need to raise their game, as it is “not enough at the moment.”
Second in Bahrain by just 0.699s, Valtteri Bottas says this past weekend’s grand prix highlighted “some weaknesses” in Mercedes’ W09.
Kimi Raikkonen’s mechanic Francesco Cigarini says the surgery for the double leg break he suffered in Bahrain went “OK.”
Sebastian Vettel came to the defence of Lewis Hamilton in the post-race press conference after the Brit called Max Verstappen “a ****head” for their collision in Bahrain.
After a heart-wrenching double DNF in Australia, Haas came back to score 10 championship points in Bahrain thanks to Kevin Magnussen’s fifth-placed finish.
Such is the praise for Pierre Gasly’s drive to fourth place in Bahrain that Helmut Marko says that drive “made a man out of him.”
The Ferrari mechanic that Kimi Raikkonen hit during the Bahrain Grand Prix suffered a double leg fracture.
Max Verstappen is adamant he left Lewis Hamilton enough room in Bahrain to avoid a clash and feels the stewards’ decision not to take action wasn’t fair.
Sebastian Vettel beat Valtteri Bottas in a nail-biting finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix, a race that saw Lewis Hamilton recover to third and a double DNF for Red Bull.
Ferrari have been fined 50,000 Euros for the unsafe release of Kimi Raikkonen which resulted in one mechanic breaking his leg.