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2007 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

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All is set for the Desert Grand Prix of Bahrain, so who is up to take the desert crown ?

The 2007 Bahrain Formula One Grand is the third round of the 2007 formula one season.
Most people think its going to be a Ferrari show, Malaysia was a bit unlucky for them and Kimi Raikkonen wasn’t happy with the engine there. But with Bahrain comes a new engine and a renewed hope of victory. Felipe Massa is what my friend calls a ‘disgrace’ to Ferrari (no comments) , but if you get tricked by rookies then you must rethink. Sometimes having your manager’s father as team principal should not be enough.

Kimi Raikkonen said “The engine compromises put us in a position where we did not want to be,”

“I always want to fight for the victory and the way I was forced to race was like playing a football game defending a goalless draw.

“But when we have our whole package working 100% we should be back to the same speed as we had in Melbourne.”

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton will look to make history by being the first driver to get podiums in his first three races. And the British media will again go into a frenzy. Poor Jenson Button the British media never frenzied for him like this. Fernando Alonso will want to continue his winning ways.
Toyota Racing however are not too optimistic, the track has been extremely cruel to Toyota and there is no reason why it would be otherwise.

Jarno Trulli: “At this year’s pre-season test at Sakhir we struggled too. So it’s never been our track but there is no particular reason why it should be hard for us. It’s an incredible venue with state-of-the-art facilities and it is not a difficult track from a driving perspective. It is hard on braking and there is always wind which brings dust and sand onto the track. Otherwise it is a very clean, smooth circuit with few bumps.”

Williams will be looking to carry forward their great Malaysian performance and make it a notch better. Alexander Wurz was 9th in Bahrain and would like to improve certainly. Nico Rosberg has been one disappointment after another and should really be kicked out.

Renault’s season start has been dismal, with Flavio Briatore often criticising his own drivers very publicly. If they want to win HUGE changes are needed.

And poor poor Honda, wasted millions of dollars on this new car and the old one just drives faster. Its obvious that their drivers must be running out of patience.

Telecast Timings of Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying (Also confirm this)
16:27 IST Formula One Qualifying Bahrain Grand Prix – Star Sports India (IST is +5:30 GMT)

Sakhir Circuit – Bahrain Grand Prix

Sakhir Circuit - Bahrain Grand Prix

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Written by Formula One Addict

April 13th, 2007 at 1:14 pm

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