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F1 Grand Prix Review: Bahrain, Round 4
As the dessert sun sunk lazily behind the dusty horizon, the F1 paddock came to life. As the first engines revved up, we were on the brink of qualifying in the Middle East. Ferrari was the big talking point this weekend where Vettel aimed to get his first pole position for the red team, which would have been the Scuderia’s first in 52 races. Slightly further down the grid, Latin Pastor Maldonado was keen to get his Lotus upfront. Strangely, out of his 80 races thus far in his Formula One career, he has only finished in the points on eight occasions.
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2015 FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX
Date: 19 April 2015
Circuit name; Sakhir Bahrain International Circuit
First Grand Prix: 2004
Type: Permanent, purpose-built racetrack dominated by a multitude of straights and a balance between fast medium and slow corner. Medium downforce required.
Circuit length: 5.412 km
Lap Record: 1:31.447 – Pedro de la Rosa (McLaren)
Tyre Allocation: Medium (White rimmed) and Soft (Yellow rimmed)
DRS Zones: Two, with two separate activation points. DRS zones ar: Main straight; The straight in sector 2.
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