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2016 FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MID-SEASON BREAK: THE TAIL-ENDERS

The mid-season summer break is now complete and the 2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship is headed for its final nine Grands Prix. Looking forward to what will hopefully be a strong finish to the season are the four bottom-ranked squads on the constructors’ standings. Haas, Renault, Manor and Sauber have each had forgettable campaigns in the first half of the year. The good news is that there’s no other way to go but up, and so it remains to be seen whether any of them will show any signs (...)

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2016 FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MID-SEASON BREAK: THE TAIL-ENDERS

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2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship Mid-Season Break: The Pretenders

What We’ve Learned So Far: The Middle of the Field Mercedes, Red Bull Racing and Ferrari have established themselves as Formula 1’s undisputed top three at the summer break, if not over the past few seasons. And during that time, four teams have been generally chasing them in the middle of the pack, namely Williams, Force India, Toro Rosso and McLaren. Two of these outfits have been quietly knocking on the door although have been unable to break through. They are Williams and Force India, (...)

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2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship Mid-Season Break: The Challengers

What we’ve learned so far: The Contenders We are now halfway through the 2016 Formula 1 season. Twelve races are done. Another nine remain on the cards. The title race is on and there is still plenty to play for until the final chequered flag falls. Let’s see what we’ve learned so far from the top three title contenders in the championship: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 - 1st, 415 points Still the team to beat. They have been dominant and have clearly shown that they are not the two-time (...)

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Hamilton extends winning streak to four with German Grand Prix victory

Lewis Hamilton made it four victories in a row today with a dominant drive in the 2016 Formula 1 German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Starting on the front row alongside pole-sitter and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, Hamilton enjoyed a brilliant start and quickly charged into the lead while Rosberg dropped to fourth behind the equally impressive pairing of Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen. Hamilton never looked back and it eventually finished in the same order for the top (...)

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Porsche triumph in 6 Hours of Nurburgring

The Porsche trio of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard won the 6 Hours of Nurburgring on Sunday in Germany. The trio clinched their maiden victory of the 2016 season in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The event was the fourth of nine rounds in the 2016 campaign. Webber, Hartley and Bernhard steered their no. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid to a total of 194 laps while forging ahead of their closest rivals by a massive 53.787 seconds. They claimed their win after doing well to (...)

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Hamilton takes charge in title race with record win in Hungary

Two-time defending World champion Lewis Hamilton maintained his recent winning ways with a record-breaking victory today at the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes ace made it three race wins in a row and fifth overall midway through this ongoing Formula 1 season. The result finally put him in the lead in the drivers’ championship standings after leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg to first. Hamilton started the Grand Prix from the front row alongside pole-sitter Rosberg. He took over as (...)

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Hamilton wins at home in style

There’s no place like home for Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton. The Mercedes ace triumphed in this year’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone to claim his fourth win of the season and 47th of his career. . An eventful final lap saw the reigning world champion capture the lead in the race’s closing stages after trailing teammate Nico Rosberg by a mere half-a-second. Hamilton enjoyed yet another comfortable drive, winning from pole in a race held in mixed conditions and eventually in a (...)

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Hamilton claims dramatic late win in Austria

Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix in dramatic fashion on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. An eventful final lap saw the reigning world champion capture the lead in the race’s closing stages after trailing teammate Nico Rosberg by a mere half-a-second. Hamilton made a move for the lead on the inside line into turn one and looked to be cleanly past, but Rosberg turned into him and caused a collision. Hamilton commented after the race: "I was surprised to (...)

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Exciting Burnout finale to light up BIC Friday night

Motorsport fans will have a final chance to catch Burnout this Friday as BIC hosts the hugely popular event one last time this season in Sakhir. The meeting is the culmination of nearly two months of non-stop Burnout action at “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”. In past years, it was held throughout the holy month of Ramadan and it was a huge draw for fans. This past season, the Burnout calendar was doubled and the response was great, with supporters and participants coming from (...)

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Alsaie claims a tight victory in SWS round two at BIKC

Khaled Alsaie came away with the narrowest of victories in the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The event was hosted last Thursday by Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. Alsaie outduelled fellow title hopeful Mohammed Mattar by a mere 0.008 seconds to clinch his maiden victory of the new season. Alsaie completed the 15-lap sprint around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre track in a total time of 18 minutes 38.554 seconds. Mattar claimed his second podium in as (...)

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BIKC to host second round of SWS sprints Thursday night

We’re back in action Thursday night with the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The SWS is an arrive-and-drive series, open to karters of all skill levels and experience. Competitors race in identical Sodi RT8 390cc karts, which are provided for by BIKC. Thursday’s action will be held under floodlights. Event Timetable Start TimeSessionDuration10.15pmQualifying15 minutes11pmPre-Final11 laps11.45pmFinal15 laps All are invited to attend and watch the karters (...)

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Land Rover Experience Bahrain

An absolutely thrilling adventure in your own backyard
For an exciting off-road thrill, Land Rover Experience Bahrain is exactly what you are looking for. This facility is the first of its kind (...)

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2016 BIC National Day Festival

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