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The 2008 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix Thread

Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:03 pm

This is the place to discuss everything related to the third round of the 2008 season taking place at Sakhir in Bahrain between the 4th and the 6th of March.

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The event timetable for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Friday
1st Practice 10:00 local time - 07:00 GMT
2nd Practice 14:00 local time - 11:00 GMT

Saturday
Practice 11:00 local time - 08:00 GMT
Qualifying 14:00 local time - 11:00 GMT

Sunday
Race 14:30 local time - 11:30 GMT

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:04 pm

First Friday practice session in Bahrain is underway.

Most of the cars have completed an installation lap.

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:08 pm

All the drivers have now completed installation laps except for Kimi Raikkonen who is getting ready now.

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:10 pm

Air temperature is already 27 degrees while track temperature is 27 degrees.

Raikkonen exits the pits

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:17 pm

Sutil is the first to set a time with a 1:36.483

Fisichella, Vettel and Bourdais are on the track as well

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:19 pm

Fisichella sets a 1:36.306.

Bourdais sets a 1:36.993.

Vettel pits without setting a time stops momentarily and is back on the track

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:20 pm

Bourdais now fastest with a 1:35.980

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:23 pm

Bourdais is the only driver on the track at the moment

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:26 pm

The 2 Toyota's are on the track now.

Vettel has pitted again and is now back on the track. Yet to set a time!

Bourdais pits

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:28 pm

Trulli fastest with a 1:34.134. Glock second with a 1:34.745

Nakajima on the track as well as Rosberg

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:31 pm

Nakajima 3rd, Rosberg 4th and Vettel moves into 5th

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:35 pm

Massa and Kovalainen on the track now

Top 8 after 30 minutes: Trulli, Glock. Rosberg, Nakajima, Vettel, Bourdais, Fisichella and Sutil

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:37 pm

Massa fastest with a 1:33.047. He had a bad lockup

Kovalianen in second. Hamilton flying!

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:38 pm

Hamilton fastest with a 1:32.705!
Massa improves with a 1:32.876

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Postby Ed » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:40 pm

Massa now fastest with a 1:32.400!

Raikkonen on track


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