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F1 Digest 2009 - Bahrain Preview - There are mixed feelings about the return of F1 to the Bahrain circuit

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We're heading off into the desert for a race that splits opinion - amongst the paddock people at least. Some like it's curves, others would rather move on to another circuit. Let's hope the racing is up to scratch.

Vital Statistics

  • Date: 26th April
  • Circuit: Bahrain International
  • Length: 5.4km
  • Laps: 57
  • 2008 Winner: Felipe Massa


After two races of bad weather, the entire focus of the weekend is on the possibility of a sandstorm. We're also expecting good things from those who tested here over the winter, but never underestimate Brawn GP or Red Bull either.