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Narain has recived a special invitation to come to Bahrain from the Royal Family before the grand prix

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March 22nd, 2005 at 8:27 am

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Qualifying : 02 April 2005
Race : 03 April 2005

Last Year’s Result at Bahrain

01. M.SCHUMACHER Ferrari 1h28’34″875
02. BARRICHELLO Ferrari + 0’01″300
03. BUTTON BAR + 0’26″600
04. TRULLI Renault + 0’38″500
05. SATO BAR Honda + 1’00″500
06. ALONSO Renault + 1’01″300
07. R.SCHUMACHER Williams + 1’09″800
08. WEBBER Jaguar 1 lap(s)
09. MONTOYA Williams 1 lap(s)
10. PANIS Toyota 1 lap(s)
11. DA MATTA Toyota 1 lap(s)
12. FISICHELLA Sauber 1 lap(s)
13. MASSA Sauber 1 lap(s)
14. KLIEN Jaguar 1 lap(s)
15. HEIDFELD Jordan 1 lap(s)
16. PANTANO Jordan 2 lap(s)
17. BRUNI Minardi 5 lap(s)

COULTHARD McLaren 50 laps completed
BAUMGARTNER Minardi 44 laps completed
RAIKKONEN McLaren 7 laps completed

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March 21st, 2005 at 5:53 pm

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Race Review : Malaysian Grand Prix

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A brief Review : Chequered flag Malaysian Grand Prix

The hottest race in formula-1 surely brought some hot results too in 2005 season.
In the starting itself Alonso made a quick start from the grid. Jarno Trulli had some problems in the first corner when both the renault’s sandwitched him in between. But, Trulli managed to hold on to his position.

Both the BAR Honda : Davidson and Jenson Button suffered an engine failure on the opening lap of the race with Minardi’s Friesacher having an engine failure in the next lap. Dramas for Melbourne race winner Fisichella and Mark Webber ,when they both collided with each other at the last corner of Sepang ,when Fisichella tring to defend his position braked late at the corner resulting in retirement of both the drivers. Nick Heidfeld took full advantage of that with managing a place at podium.

But it was not over yet, Raikkonen in his McLaren had suffered a left rear puncture but he managed to move into the pits and get a replacement done and joined the track way behind the pack. Michael Schumacher from 14th place on the grid managed a reasonable of 7th at the end finishing just ahead of Klien in his Red Bull. Rubens Barrichello retired because of some handling problems in the car. After 10 laps of his first pits stop he came back for another stop as he wasn’t happy with the car’s handling. After these 2 stops he retired from the race.

Raikkonen had some chance in the end for finishing in points but Klien managed to have 8th at the end.

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March 21st, 2005 at 11:27 am

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Malaysian Grand Prix 2005 – Official Result and Timings

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2005 Malaysian Grand Prix

Pos Driver Team Laps Time/ Grid Points

1 Fernando Alonso Renault 56 1:31:33.736 10

2 Jarno Trulli Toyota 56 +24.3 secs 8

3 Nick Heidfeld Williams-BMW 56 +32.1 secs 6

4 Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes 56 +41.6 secs 5

5 Ralf Schumacher Toyota 56 +51.8 secs 4

6 David Coulthard Red Bull Racing 56 +72.5 secs 3

7 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 56 +79.9 secs 2

8 Christian Klien Red Bull Racing 56 +80.8 secs 1

9 Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 56 +81.5 secs

10 Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 55 +1 Lap

11 Narain Karthikeyan Jordan-Toyota 54 +2 Lap

12 Tiago Monteiro Jordan-Toyota 53 +3 Lap

13 Christijan Albers Minardi-Cosworth 52 +4 Lap

Ret Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 49 Handling

Ret Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 36 Accident

Ret Mark Webber Williams-BMW 36 Accident

Ret Jacques Villeneuve Sauber-Petronas 26 Spin

Ret Jenson Button BAR-Honda 2 Engine

Ret Anthony Davidson BAR-Honda 2 Engine

Ret Patrick Friesacher Minardi-Cosworth 2 Spin

Fastest Lap: Kimi Räikkönen 1:35.483

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March 21st, 2005 at 10:05 am

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Looks like ferrari will have to launch the F2005 early

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March 21st, 2005 at 9:44 am

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