News Details

Formula 1 to scrap Bahrain pre-season test

Bahrain testing Formula 1 will scrap plans to return to Bahrain for pre-season testing next winter, in an effort to cut costs. This year, to guarantee good weather for all-important running of the radically-new cars and engines, the teams headed to Bahrain's Sakhir track for eight days of running ahead of the season opener in Australia. But with cost-cutting now such a high priority, the sport will not be returning to the island Kingdom ahead of the 2015 season, Speed Week claims. Pirelli chief Paul Hembery backed the move, 'Bahrain is much further away from everything than Spain is, so testing there is more expensive. 'Logistically, Bahrain is a nightmare,' Hembery added. 'If you have a...
Full Story »
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Force India's Fernley and Green speak out against...

Formula One’s smaller teams have aired their opposition to the proposed...
8mo ago from RichlandF1.com

Just one Friday practice session from 2015

Friday's running looks set to drop from two 90-minute sessions to just one...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Head bemoans cost of F1 engines

Former Williams man Patrick Head says Formula 1 engines are "far too...
8mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Renault: In Canada we will be out of recovery mode

Remi Taffin with Red Bull's Helmut Marko Renault have been in crisis since...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
2h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
1d ago from Crash.net

Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

Jack Miller's promotion to MotoGP has set tongues wagging up and down the...
23h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Evans excited for return to happy hunting ground

Elfyn Evans is hoping to create more happy memories at Rally Mexico after...
1h ago from Crash.net

Ogier: Pressure on rivals to catch up

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier says the pressure is...
4h ago from Crash.net

Rally Mexico: Sky-high round for the DS 3 WRCS

At close to 2,800 metres above sea level, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Rally Mexico: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Mexico, the third round out of 13 in...
20h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal need ‘bouncebackability' after Monaco...

‘Bouncebackability' is a term that was coined by Iain Dowie, and...
9h ago from AllArsenal.com

Arsene Wenger: You can't blame Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud unquestionably had one of his worst games in an Arsenal...
6h ago from AllArsenal.com

REVEALED : Arsene Wenger 'Hurt' By Monaco Humiliation

It has been reported that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits their...
53m ago from Nastytackle.com

REVEALED: Arsenal Players Have Never Seen Wenger So...

Reports are out claiming that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger steamed into his...
9h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.