Take a tour of Monaco with Sam Bird

Sam Bird is your chauffeur as Nicki Shields takes a laid back lap of Monaco – the venue for round seven of the FIA Formula E Championship on May 9.

Bahrain’s Grand Prix Sparks Human Rights Protests

Formula 1’s annual Bahrain Grand Prix opened April 17 to global fanfare, but demonstrators in the small Gulf kingdom off the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia have been protesting the motorsports event for weeks, accusing Formula 1’s management of ignoring longstanding human rights abuses in the country.

Bahrain Grand Prix Result

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Bahrain Grand Prix - Qualifying Day - Sakhir, Bahrain

1 Hamilton
2 Raikkonen
3 Rosberg
4 Bottas
5 Vettel
6 Ricciardo
7 Grosjean
8 Perez
9 Kvyat
10 Massa
11 Alonso
12 Nasr
13 Hulkenberg
14 Ericsson
15 Maldonado
16 Stevens
17 Merhi

Retirements: Verstappen, Sainz.

Non-starter: Button






Exciting race in Bahrain. #BahrainGP

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Bahrain Grand Prix grid

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1 Hamilton
2 Vettel
3 Rosberg
4 Raikkonen
5 Bottas
6 Massa
7 Ricciardo
8 Hulkenberg
9 Sainz
10 Grosjean
11 Perez
12 Nasr
13 Ericsson
14 Alonso
15 Verstappen
16 Maldonado
17 Kvyat
18 Stevens
19 Merhi
20 Button

Fernando Alonso enters top 10 in the Bahrain Q1


Lewis Hamilton 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix Race Preview

“You’ve got to push, but you’ve also got to look after your car.” Watch Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Bahrain Race Preview video now… #BahrainGP #F1atTwilight

The Chinese Grand Prix in one picture

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[via Reddit]

Chinese Grand Prix (FP2)

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Chinese Grand Prix - Practice Day - Shanghai, China

PRACTICE TWO RESULTS:

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m37.219s 32
2 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m37.662s 0.443s 35
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m38.311s 1.092s 24
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m38.339s 1.120s 30
5 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m38.399s 1.180s 35
6 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull/Renault 1m38.737s 1.518s 10
7 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m38.850s 1.631s 27
8 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m39.032s 1.813s 26
9 Romain Grosjean Lotus/Mercedes 1m39.142s 1.923s 32
10 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m39.275s 2.056s 29
11 Pastor Maldonado Lotus/Mercedes 1m39.444s 2.225s 30
12 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m39.743s 2.524s 27
13 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m39.751s 2.532s 33
14 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso/Renault 1m39.894s 2.675s 32
15 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Renault 1m39.971s 2.752s 28
16 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m40.151s 2.932s 28
17 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m40.423s 3.204s 7
18 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m40.868s 3.649s 24
19 Roberto Merhi Marussia/Ferrari 1m42.973s 5.754s 27
20 Will Stevens Marussia/Ferrari 1m44.564s 7.345s 8

 

Chinese Grand Prix (FP1)

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PRACTICE ONE RESULTS:

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m39.033s 21
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m39.574s 0.541s 21
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m40.157s 1.124s 18
4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m40.661s 1.628s 27
5 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m41.012s 1.979s 18
6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m41.029s 1.996s 21
7 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull/Renault 1m41.097s 2.064s 24
8 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Renault 1m41.112s 2.079s 23
9 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m41.303s 2.270s 23
10 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m41.304s 2.271s 17
11 Pastor Maldonado Lotus/Mercedes 1m41.335s 2.302s 23
12 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso/Renault 1m41.575s 2.542s 28
13 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m41.845s 2.812s 19
14 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m41.918s 2.885s 24
15 Jolyon Palmer Lotus/Mercedes 1m41.967s 2.934s 25
16 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m42.141s 3.108s 22
17 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m42.161s 3.128s 20
18 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m42.184s 3.151s 19
19 Will Stevens Marussia/Ferrari 1m45.379s 6.346s 18
20 Roberto Merhi Marussia/Ferrari 1m46.443s 7.410s 20

 

F1 Italian GP 1981: Elio de Angelis vs Didier Pironi

After being overtaken by Carlos Reutemann, Didier Pironi are also passed by the Italian driver Elio de Angelis. Both were killed soon after. Pironi in a powerboat accident caused by the wave of an oil tanker and de Angelis during a test drive without marshalls, when he was suffocated by the smoked caused by the fire of the car in an otherwise not so serious accident.

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