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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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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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.

 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.

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.

 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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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
How Radical's latest machines fare on track Plus

How Radical's latest machines fare on track

The lightweight sportscar manufacturer has not rewritten the rulebook with its latest machines, but the new SR3 XX and SR10 still provide a step forward on its previous successful models

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Feb 8, 2021
The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction Plus

The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction

The forthcoming Netflix film linking the world of underworld crime and motorsport plays on a theme that isn't exactly new. Over the years, several shady figures have attempted to make it in racing before their dubious dealings caught up with them

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Jan 31, 2021
How a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory Plus

How a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory

The New Zealand Grand Prix's mix of rising talent and big-name stars thrilled the crowds (yes, remember crowds?) assembled for the Toyota Racing Series meeting at Hampton Downs last weekend and left distant observers craving a repeat

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Jan 26, 2021
How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going Plus

How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going

OPINION: The 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix might have been a largely muted affair to the outside world without its international influx and star line-ups, another victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organisers deserve huge credit for keeping the party going

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Nov 24, 2020
Engineer's view: Motorsport's revolutionary braking tool Plus

Engineer's view: Motorsport's revolutionary braking tool

Although brake pressure and temperature logging is commonplace, measuring and understanding braking performance hasn't been so straightforward. But that's about to change following the introduction of a groundbreaking new sensor

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Oct 1, 2020
The high-tech materials helping Renault in its F1 rise Plus

The high-tech materials helping Renault in its F1 rise

The Renault F1 team is at the vanguard of innovative solutions pushing development of the V6 turbo hybrid engine rules, embracing the full potential of material science in its bid to get back to the top

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Sep 29, 2020