2004 Bahrain GP Preview

2004 Bahrain GP Preview

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bjorn Wirdheim, Jaguar, at the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bjorn Wirdheim, Jaguar, at the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Sam Michael. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's commercial director Jim Wright. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Dickie Stanford. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mark Webber with Williams's Dickie Stanford. Has the Jaguar driver and the Williams team reached a deal for next season on this occasion? Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Pierre Dupasquier, Michelin. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Pierre Dupasquier, Michelin. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Willi Weber and Ralf Schumacher with Williams personnel. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Willi Weber and Ralf Schumacher with Williams personnel. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Eddie Jordan with FIA's Marco Piccinini. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Eddie Jordan with FIA's Marco Piccinini. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Connie and Juan Pablo Montoya. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Connie and Juan Pablo Montoya. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan unveil the peace sign on their car. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mario Thiessen, BMW. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mario Thiessen, BMW. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's John Howett and Mike Gascoyne. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's John Howett and Mike Gascoyne. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jordan practice pitstops. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault mechanics prepare the refuelling equipment. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault mechanics prepare the refuelling equipment. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren bodyworks. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

McLaren bodyworks. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ferrari preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ferrari preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher rides around the circuit on his scooter. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher rides around the circuit on his scooter. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Takuma Sato, BAR. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Takuma Sato, BAR. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

A McLaren mechanic measures the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

A McLaren mechanic measures the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Toyota's engineering offices. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Sam Michael, Williams, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Sam Michael, Williams, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ross Brawn, Ferrari, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ross Brawn, Ferrari, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, and Geoff Willis, BAR, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Mike Gascoyne, Toyota, and Geoff Willis, BAR, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ross Brawn, Ferrari, and Sam Michael, Williams, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ross Brawn, Ferrari, and Sam Michael, Williams, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Geoff Willis, BAR, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Geoff Willis, BAR, at the FIA press conference. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Willi Weber and Michael Schumacher. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Willi Weber and Michael Schumacher. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button, BAR. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button, BAR. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Juan Pablo Montoya and his father. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya and his father. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Bernie Ecclestone and Mark Webber. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone and Mark Webber. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Gianmaria Bruni, Minardi. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Gianmaria Bruni, Minardi. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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David Coulthard, McLaren. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

David Coulthard, McLaren. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Pierre Dupasquier, Michelin. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Pierre Dupasquier, Michelin. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Giorgio Pantano, Jordan. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Giorgio Pantano, Jordan. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Kimi Raikkonen, McLaren. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Kimi Raikkonen, McLaren. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Christian Klien, Jaguar. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Christian Klien, Jaguar. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

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Olivier Panis with John Hewett, Toyota. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Olivier Panis with John Hewett, Toyota. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli, Renault. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli, Renault. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Fernando Alonso, Renault. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Fernando Alonso, Renault. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone talks to Bahrain crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone talks to Bahrain crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Juan Pablo Montoya. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher and Willi Weber arrive at the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher and Willi Weber arrive at the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Two Bahrainis watch a training session of a dog squad. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Two Bahrainis watch a training session of a dog squad. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher talks to Shaik Fawaz Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher talks to Shaik Fawaz Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher drives around the circuit on his scooter. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Michael Schumacher drives around the circuit on his scooter. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ferrari preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Ferrari preparations. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault bodywork. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Renault bodywork. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The Ferrari garage. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The Ferrari garage. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Sauber mechanic with the refuelling rig. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Sauber mechanic with the refuelling rig. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Pit buildings. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Pit buildings. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Last touches of work around the track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Last touches of work around the track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Rubens Barrichello takes a run around the new track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Rubens Barrichello takes a run around the new track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Aerial view of the circuit. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Bernie Ecclestone with Mohammed Al Khalifa, chairman of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The Paddock. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The Paddock. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The VIP Tower. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The VIP Tower. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The podium. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The podium. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The podium. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The podium. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Paddock buildings. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Paddock buildings. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Safety cars parked in the parc ferme garage. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Safety cars parked in the parc ferme garage. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Rubens Barrichello takes a run around the new track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Rubens Barrichello takes a run around the new track. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The International Media Centre. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

The International Media Centre. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Jenson Button BAR takes part in a photoshoot in the pitlane. Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain International Circuit. April 1st, 2004.

Sauber mechanic pulls a rack of tires as locals take a walk in the pitlane of the Bahrain International Circuit near the Bahrain capital of Manama, ahead of the first Bahrain Grand Prix. March 31st, 2004.

Sauber mechanic pulls a rack of tires as locals take a walk in the pitlane of the Bahrain International Circuit near the Bahrain capital of Manama, ahead of the first Bahrain Grand Prix. March 31st, 2004.

The Media Facilities. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

The Media Facilities. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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Jean Alesi at the wheel of the Mercedes Streamliner during a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

Jean Alesi at the wheel of the Mercedes Streamliner during a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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Marc Gene, Williams, takes to the track to perform a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

Marc Gene, Williams, takes to the track to perform a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

Jean Alesi at the wheel of the Mercedes SLR during a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

Jean Alesi at the wheel of the Mercedes SLR during a demonstration run. The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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The Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain. March 17th, 2004.

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The racing comeback artists who resurrected long-dormant careers

Making it in motorsport can be tough, and sometimes drivers move elsewhere before their best chance arrives. Here are some of those who made it back

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Dec 26, 2021
The hidden racing gem attracting ex-F1 heroes Plus

The hidden racing gem attracting ex-F1 heroes

It’s rarely mentioned when it comes to assessing the best national contests, but the Brazilian Stock Car series that reaches its climax this weekend has an ever-growing appeal. Its expanding roster of ex-Formula 1 names has helped to draw in new fans, but it's the closeness of competition that keeps them watching

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Dec 10, 2021
The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under Plus

The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under

Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights

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May 8, 2021
The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing Plus

The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing

OPINION: The greed-driven push for a European Super League that threatened to tear football apart is collapsing at the seams. Motor racing's equivalent, the football-themed Superleague Formula series of 2008-11, was everything that the proposed ESL never could be

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Apr 21, 2021
The F1 and Indy 'nearly man' that found contentment in Japan Plus

The F1 and Indy 'nearly man' that found contentment in Japan

Having had the door to F1 slammed in his face and come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, the collapse of a Peugeot LMP1 shot meant Japan was Bertrand Baguette's last chance of a career. But it's one which he has grasped with both hands

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Feb 27, 2021
The female all-rounder who arrived "too early" Plus

The female all-rounder who arrived "too early"

From Formula 3 to truck racing, Dakar and EuroNASCAR via a winning stint in the DTM, there's not much Ellen Lohr hasn't seen in a stellar racing career that highlights the merit in being a generalist. But she believes her career came too early...

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Feb 17, 2021