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Four races into the season and I’m running out of superlatives. Yet another fascinating race in Bahrain brought the fourth different winner; the first time that’s happened since the start of 2003. And it also brought another upset to anticipated form. Gone from the podium were McLaren and Mercedes, replaced by Red Bull – and Lotus!
The final race of the 2011 Formula One season takes place in Sao Paulo this weekend.
There will be no Formula One race in Bahrain for the 2011 season. Despite a meeting where the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council voted to bring Bahrain back into the F1 calendar, questions surrounding the organisation’s recent commission report have revealed that the political situation has not improved.
Formula One fanatics are going to have to wait an extra two weeks for the season to start, as organizers of the Bahrain GP cancel the race that was due to kick off the season on March 11. The first race will be the Australian GP on March 27.
South Africa may yet host a grand prix again if a bid to host a Monaco-style street race through the roads to and around Cape Town Stadium curries finds with F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
CAR’s deputy editor wraps the 2010 F1 season, bemoans the folly of Ferrari’s strategy at Abu Dhabi, and toasts the crowning of the sport’s youngest ever World Champion.
CAR associate editor Mike Fourie admires the way Mark Webber turned the tables on Sebastian Vettel in the Spanish Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso heads to his home grand prix with the hope of energising his championship charge on the European leg of the F1 season, and if ever there was a stage for turning in a performance worthy a world champion, it’s Circuit de Catalunya.
Although Sebastian Vettel admittedly won the 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix on merit, the event reminded several seasoned F1 campaigners that indecision can be extremely costly in Formula One, writes CAR associate editor Mike Fourie.