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 »
11mo 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...
11mo 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...
11mo ago from RichlandF1.com

FIA to look into disputed Renault test

The FIA is looking into what happened in Graz, Austria, between the final...
11mo 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...
11mo ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Sykes takes maiden 2015 win in Donington opening race

Great battle for the top step with Rea as Davies completes an all-British...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row

Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Rossi doubted he could win again – Yamaha

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi doubted whether he could win again in the...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Follow the 99th Indianapolis 500 live!

No description available...
3h ago from GPUpdate.net

INDY 500 RETRO: Luyendyk’s rookie run

Arie Luyendyk – better known as "Hairy Lunatic" – was an...
3h ago from Racer.com

The Andretti Curse - Will it end in 2015?

Three generations of the Andretti family have attempted to win at Indy and...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Indy 500: Firestone's legacy

The eve of the 99th running of the Indy 500, and there are statisticians...
8h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Vatanen victorious at Trophy opener

First blood to Finn in Portugal
2h ago from WRC.com

Champion Al-Attiyah wins WRC 2 in Portugal

Al-Attiyah, driving a Ford Fiesta RRC, headed Pontus Tidemand by 37.8sec,...
3h ago from WRC.com

Desafio Ruta 40: an extreme edition

Gonçalves, Terranova, Bonetto and Mazzucco came home first in their...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala ends barren run with Portugal win

After failing to score in the previous three rounds, Latvala finished...
6h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

He's Gunner be a priority: Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny...

WITH an FA Cup final to come, Arsenal have had a more productive season...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Chelsea working on stunning deal to sign £73m La Liga...

Chelsea are looking to do some big spending in Spain this summer as...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

[Player ratings] Arsenal vs West Brom – Walcott...

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion Barclays Premier League Emirates Kick...
2h ago from AllArsenal.com

(Video) Walcott and Wilshere goals: Arsenal 3-0 West...

Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere have both scored to put Arsenal three...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.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.