News Details

F1 to scrap pre-season Bahrain test

Formula one will scrap plans to return to Bahrain for pre-season testing next winter. 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," he said, "so testing there is more expensive. "Logistically, Bahrain is a nightmare," Hembery added. "If you have a...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 to scrap Bahrain pre-season test

Bahrain testing Formula 1 will scrap plans to return to Bahrain for...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Tickets for post-British GP test now on sale

Tickets for the two-day test following the British Grand Prix are now on...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

FIA to look into disputed Renault test

The FIA is looking into what happened in Graz, Austria, between the final...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

New secret test scandal points at Toro Rosso

A report in the German media claims that Toro Rosso carried out a secret...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: How Rossi made Yamaha eat out of his hand

When he rejoined Yamaha from Ducati in 2013, Valentino Rossi was very much...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Honda: Main concern is the electronics

I think at the moment the gap to Jorge and Vale is a lot to do with the...
6h ago from Crash.net

Smith tips two or three top riders to sign before Qatar

Bradley Smith has tipped 'two or three' of MotoGP's top riders to sign...
5h ago from Crash.net

Tight schedule for new Aprilia

Aprilia Racing manager Romano Albesiano admits the factory's all-new...
11h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCars tougher than ever to drive in 2016, says...

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the increased downforce...
26m ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
2h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Interviews from Sonoma test

Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Tony...
1h ago from Racer.com

Frijns a “possibility” in fourth Andretti...

Michael Andretti has admitted that open-wheel and GT star Robin Frijns...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: I'm up for the Swedish challenge

Upbeat champ unfazed by mild conditions
3h ago from WRC.com

Global Rallycross to open 2016 season at Wild Horse...

The season opener and first of four doubleheaders on the schedule, will...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Dakar veteran Viladoms calls time on rally career

KTM factory rider Jordi Viladoms, a veteran of 10 starts in the Dakar...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

WRC gamers gear up for eSports round two

eSports WRC brings the best WRC 5 drivers together for a tournament that...
10h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Stop treating Leicester's season as a miracle –...

The story of the 2015/16 Premier League season has been, indisputably,...

Arsenal schedule US trip prior to 2016/17 campaign to...

GETTY Arsenal will play the MLS All-Stars this summer The game will be...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Inter Milan Demand £35M For Arsenal Target Icardi

It has been revealed that Inter Milan have set their asking price this...
4h ago from Nastytackle.com

JGs - Check Out Spot Gunner!

The players have been getting involved in an ongoing JG TV Challenge...
7h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

GP2 drivers hit out at Carmen Jorda

Renault development driver Carmen Jorda has been... Read More »
7h ago from F1i.com

Mercedes reveals detailed look of its F1 power unit

The defending world champions, Mercedes presented... Read More »
56m ago from ThisIsF1.com

Mercedes 2016 power over 900 BHP

World Champion team, Mercedes claim their power... Read More »
2h ago from F1Hub.net

Recent News

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.