Ferrari qualifying spoled by engine penalties

Ferrari qualifying spoled by engine penalties

Michael Schumacher's qualifying position of fourth was spoiled by having to drop ten places on the grid as a result of an engine change. Meanwhile team mate Felipe Massa did not set a qualifying lap as he would already start from the back of the field due to his two engine changes in the last race and this one.
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2006 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Saturday 18 March 2006

  2. Ferrari qualifying spoled by engine penalties 10:07

    Ferrari qualifying spoled by engine penalties

    Michael Schumacher's qualifying position of fourth was spoiled by having to drop ten places on the grid as a result of an engine change. Meanwhile team mate...

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  3. Tuesday 14 March 2006

  4. Mosley: Button will get his first win 09:30

    Mosley: Button will get his first win

    He raced over a 100 races and everyone in Britain is waiting for the 26-year old Button to win his first race at Honda. According to FIA president Max...

    F1
  5. Monday 13 March 2006

  6. Coulthard faces 10-place grid penalty 09:52

    Coulthard faces 10-place grid penalty

    Red Bull driver David Coulthard finished the Bahrain Grand Prix in tenth position. The Scotsman was frustrated already after his difficult race, but will...

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  7. Rosberg gets champion's compliments 07:00

    Rosberg gets champion's compliments

    After his stunning debut F1 race Nico Rosberg has received many compliments. His father and former F1 world champion Keke Rosberg was the first to...

    F1
  8. Sunday 12 March 2006

  9. Heidfeld reprimanded by stewards after the race 18:48

    Heidfeld reprimanded by stewards after the race

    After the Bahrain Grand Prix the race stewards reprimanded Nick Heidfeld for pushing David Coulthard off the track while they were fighting for position...

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  10. 17:35

    Photos - Sunday in Bahrain

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  11. Renault savours Bahrain win 17:02

    Renault savours Bahrain win

    Renault and Fernando Alonso started their title defence in the best possible way this afternoon at the 2006 Bahraini Grand Prix, with the Spaniard taking...

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  12. Button gets Honda off the mark 16:48

    Button gets Honda off the mark

    Jenson Button brought home five championship points for the Honda team today in the opening round of the 2006 Formula One season, displaying encouraging...

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  13. Kimi limits damage for McLaren 16:36

    Kimi limits damage for McLaren

    Today's season opening race in Bahrain saw McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya finish in third and fifth place respectively. Kimi...

    F1
  14. Midland hoped for more in Bahrain 16:21

    Midland hoped for more in Bahrain

    It was a disappointing end to a tough weekend for MF1 Racing, as the team struggled to find both pace and reliability at the Bahrain International Circuit...

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  15. Super Aguri sees finish in first race 16:10

    Super Aguri sees finish in first race

    Takuma Sato came home to complete the Super Aguri team's inaugural Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit today. Team mate Yuji Ide...

    F1
  16. Ferrari misses out on win, but back in hunt 16:01

    Ferrari misses out on win, but back in hunt

    Michael Schumacher signalled that Ferrari was well and truly back but missed out on the win in Bahrain, settling in the final stages for second. Felipe...

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  17. Disappointing weekend for Toyota 15:46

    Disappointing weekend for Toyota

    Toyota capped off a disappointing weekend at the Bahrain Grand Prix with a difficult race around the Sakhir circuit. The new package has struggled for pace...

    F1
  18. Klien makes point for Red Bull 15:29

    Klien makes point for Red Bull

    Starting from eighth and thirteenth on the grid respectively, Christian Klien and David Coulthard finishing eighth and tenth respectively. Coulthard...

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  19. Both Williams score as Rosberg shines 15:19

    Both Williams score as Rosberg shines

    Both WilliamsF1 cars finished the Bahrain Grand Prix in the points - Mark Webber taking sixth and new team mate Nico Rosberg fighting back from a first lap...

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  20. First race engine blow for BMW 15:04

    First race engine blow for BMW

    After starting from 10th and 11th places respectively, neither Nick Heidfeld nor Jacques Villeneuve was able to score points in this opening round of the...

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  21. Toro Rosso happy with respectable finish 14:53

    Toro Rosso happy with respectable finish

    Scuderia Toro Rosso was all smiles after the former Minardi outfit saw Liuzzi and Speed finish eleventh and thirteenth in Bahrain.  "We were expecting a...

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  22. Alonso delighted with perfect start 14:26

    Alonso delighted with perfect start

    Fernando Alonso was delighted with the perfect start to his title defence, claiming ten points ahead of Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen. The Spaniard...

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  23. Alonso snatches Bahrain win from Schumacher 14:03

    Alonso snatches Bahrain win from Schumacher

    Fernando Alonso snatched victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix from Michael Schumacher in a thrilling head-to-head. The reigning champion began his title...

    F1
  24. Schumi running light 12:16

    Schumi running light

    Michael Schumacher is running light on fuel for the start of this afternoon's Bahrain Grand Prix according to the latest reports from the paddock. Data...

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  25. Thumbs up for new qualifying system 10:44

    Thumbs up for new qualifying system

    On Saturday Formula One showed its new qualifying system. The two rounds where the slowest six drivers get knocked out, having one final qualifying session...

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  26. Fry excited with new qualifying format 09:46

    Fry excited with new qualifying format

    Nick Fry believes the new qualifying system is a big success. The Honda F1 Racing team boss said the qualifying session is finally a challenge for the teams...

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  27. Saturday 11 March 2006

  28. Super Aguri ready for Grand Prix debut 18:19

    Super Aguri ready for Grand Prix debut

    During the third practice session that took place this morning Takuma Sato was able to improve his fastest lap time set yesterday by over half a second. In...

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  29. 16:55

    Photos - Saturday in Bahrain

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  30. Ferrari over the moon with front row 16:44

    Ferrari over the moon with front row

    Bahrain is the first race of the season and the first pole position for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro team, with both the 248 F1 cars on the front row. For...

    F1
  31. Honda drivers confirm their pace 16:03

    Honda drivers confirm their pace

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button was the third fastest driver today in the first of the new-for-2006 knock-out style qualifying sessions in Bahrain....

    F1
  32. Red Bull brings one car into top 10 15:56

    Red Bull brings one car into top 10

    The drama was certainly put back into Saturday afternoon today, as the 2006 F1 season got underway with a nail-biting qualifying session. In the first...

    F1
  33. Bad qualifying run for Toyota 15:51

    Bad qualifying run for Toyota

    Toyota will head into tomorrow's Bahrain Grand Prix with a lot of work to do after a disappointing performance in today's qualifying. At a windy Sakhir...

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  34. Mixed results for McLaren 15:43

    Mixed results for McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes driver Juan Pablo Montoya finished today's qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix in fifth position on the grid with a time of...

    F1
  35. BMW drivers hoped for more 15:36

    BMW drivers hoped for more

    In a thrilling qualifying session for the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship opener the two BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers, Nick Heidfeld and Jacques...

    F1
  36. Renault remain confident 15:25

    Renault remain confident

    The Renault F1 Team completed an exciting first qualifying session under the new-for-2006 format disappointed to see its drivers only 4th (Fernando Alonso)...

    F1
  37. Midland disappointed with qualifying result 15:21

    Midland disappointed with qualifying result

    A new qualifying system, coupled with shifting track conditions, proved disadvantageous for MF1 Racing at Sakhir on Saturday. Tiago Monteiro and Christijan...

    F1
  38. Toro Rosso happy with qualifying result 14:06

    Toro Rosso happy with qualifying result

    As expected the Scuderia Toro Rosso team was able to survive the first knock-out round of the qualifying session. The V10-powered team qualified their...

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  39. Ferrari catches front row in Bahrain 13:14

    Ferrari catches front row in Bahrain

    Michael Schumacher scored his 65th pole position in Formula 1 and thus equalled Ayrton Senna's record. Schumacher will be joined at the front row on Sunday...

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  40. Button flies in final practice 10:08

    Button flies in final practice

    Honda driver Jenson Button was the fastest man out on track in Bahrain in the final free practice session of the weekend. The Briton was only 0.011 of a...

    F1
  41. Heidfeld realistic on BMW's chances 08:00

    Heidfeld realistic on BMW's chances

    BMW Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld doesn't expect his team to challenge Renault, McLaren and Ferrari for a podium position this weekend. "I'm afraid it's not...

    F1
  42. Friday 10 March 2006

  43. McLaren won't give Montoya new engine 22:07

    McLaren won't give Montoya new engine

    Juan Pablo Montoya said after Friday's free practice he was not happy with the Mercedes engine placed in his McLaren. He prefers to have an engine switch...

    F1
  44. McLaren focus on tyre selection 18:25

    McLaren focus on tyre selection

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya finished the first two free practice sessions of the 2006 Formula One season with the 12th...

    F1
  45. Constructive practice for Midland 18:24

    Constructive practice for Midland

    MF1 Racing continued its preparations for the 2006 Bahrain GP today with all three cars doing a considerable amount of running in both free practice...

    F1
  46. Toro Rosso fast in Bahrain 16:50

    Toro Rosso fast in Bahrain

    Scuderia Toro Rosso has only been up and running for a few minutes and already it has the royal seal of approval. Prince Albert of Monaco was spotted having...

    F1
  47. 16:10

    Photos - Friday in Bahrain

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  48. Ferrari fast on Friday 16:09

    Ferrari fast on Friday

    Ferrari was immediately on the pace in Friday practice in Bahrain. Michael Schumacher finished second fastest and team mate Felipe Massa was fourth.  "It's...

    F1
  49. Super Aguri makes most of Friday practice 15:56

    Super Aguri makes most of Friday practice

    Super Aguri began its inaugural Grand Prix weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit today. In a race against time to complete all that needed to be...

    F1
  50. Williams finds good pace with third car 15:50

    Williams finds good pace with third car

    WilliamsF1 third driver Alex Wurz finished third fastest in Bahrain today after 45 laps while Webber and Rosberg completed five laps each and finished 17th...

    F1
  51. Red Bull happy with short run pace 15:45

    Red Bull happy with short run pace

    At Red Bull it was Robert Doornbos' first Friday practice session for the team and the Dutchman seems to be fitting in quite well. David Coulthard and...

    F1
  52. Steady day for Honda 15:22

    Steady day for Honda

    Honda's RA106 race car made its Grand Prix weekend debut today at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain, ending the first day's running at the top of the...

    F1
  53. BMW happy with first day 15:16

    BMW happy with first day

    A smooth start for the BMW Sauber F1 Team. The three BMW Sauber F1.06s of Nick Heidfeld, Jacques Villeneuve and Robert Kubica performed flawlessly on the...

    F1
  54. Renault in good shape 15:13

    Renault in good shape

    At Renault, the two practice sessions today ran smoothly. After completing two installation laps in the morning, both drivers then ran identical programmes...

    F1
  55. Toyota struggles on first day back 14:53

    Toyota struggles on first day back

    Toyota today returned to competitive action after a break of nearly five months as the team took part in free practice for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. On a...

    F1
  56. Davidson fastest in second practice 13:51

    Davidson fastest in second practice

    Honda spare driver Anthony Davidson was the fastest man out on track in Friday's second practice session. He was faster than Michael Schumacher, Alexander...

    F1
  57. Formula 1 gets underway in Bahrain 10:24

    Formula 1 gets underway in Bahrain

    The waiting is over as Formula One's lights turned green in Bahrain this morning. Robert Kubica, making his Grand Prix debut, set the fastest time in the...

    F1
  58. Red Bull & Toro Rosso celebrate at party 08:43

    Red Bull & Toro Rosso celebrate at party

    Hours from the start of this year's Formula One action getting underway in Bahrain, Red Bull hosted a spectacular Arabian Nights launch for Scuderia Toro...

    F1
  59. Thursday 9 March 2006

  60. Midland ready for fresh start 17:11

    Midland ready for fresh start

    Heading into the 2005 World Championship, Jordan Grand Prix arrived in Australia with a new owner, rookie drivers, and an unfamiliar engine bolted into an...

    F1
  61. Theissen: I expect many retirements 16:43

    Theissen: I expect many retirements

    Even though BMW and Sauber have both been in Formula 1 for many years, the first Grand Prix is very special for the newly formed BMW Sauber F1 Team. "Of...

    F1
  62. Haug convinced Toro Rosso could go for podium 12:45

    Haug convinced Toro Rosso could go for podium

    A lot has been said about Scuderia Toro Rosso's V10 engines. Many in the paddock feel it is completely unfair to see all teams using V8 engines, while Toro...

    F1
  63. 10:08

    Photos - Thursday in Bahrain

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  64. Wednesday 8 March 2006

  65. 10:23

    Photos - Preparations in Bahrain

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  66. Schumi fires warning shot for Bahrain 08:00

    Schumi fires warning shot for Bahrain

    On the eve of the new Formula 1 season, Michael Schumacher revealed his state of mind going into the Grand Prix of Bahrain. He compared the current...

    F1
  67. Tuesday 7 March 2006

  68. 15:05

    Jay Kay to race in Bahrain

    Jamiroquai front man Jay Kay will be joining the all-star grid line up for the Pro Celebrity race at the Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix this...

    F1
  69. Super Aguri team prepares for F1 debut 08:00

    Super Aguri team prepares for F1 debut

    Super Aguri F1 joins the elite group of teams in 'the pinnacle of motorsport' when it arrives for its first FIA Formula One Grand Prix in the Kingdom of...

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