Jenson Button says F1’s leading teams are unlikely to run junior drivers in practice sessions in order to receive extra tyres.
Bahrain gets a mere ten millimetres of rain on average during April. But there’s a chance a sprinkling will fall during tomorrow’s practice sessions.
It’s a packed weekend with the Bahrain Grand Prix, IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix plus GP2 support races. Find all the session times here.
The Bahrain Grand Prix has been a toxic subject for Formula One since the cancellation of the 2011 race in the wake of a brutal government crackdown.
F1 will continue to use two DRS zones with separate detections points in Bahrain this weekend.
Heikki Kovalainen will return to Caterham to participate in free practice sessions for the team in the next two rounds.
Lotus say they will test their Double DRS after the Bahrain Grand Prix in time for the next race in Spain.
Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali says improving their qualifying performance remains an urgent priority.
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