F1 Digital Editor Lewis Larkam runs through the field’s driver ratings following the 2020 Sakhir GP at the Bahrain International Circuit. And it’s a slow one. Norris and Sainz have driven well. At the flag it was Pérez who proved a popular new winner in F1, also claiming Racing Point's first-ever Grand Prix victory. Max Verstappen has led from the outset, Daniel Ricciardo is up to fifth with his tyres looking good for a long first stint and there's been a bit a overtaking but nothing too crazy. All over. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. 61 votes, 36 comments. I tried but couldn’t keep up with them. He should surely have this now. You’d have fallen asleep and would never watch again. Further updates are very likely. We've had the Bahrain GP - now it's time to get up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, which takes place over 87 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit's 3.543-kilometre Outer Track layout, on Sunday, December 6. Easily the worst race of the year. Découvrez tout ce qu’il faut savoir sur le Grand Prix de France de Formule 1, qui se déroule du 26 au 28 juin 2020 au Circuit Paul Ricard. Lap 39/55: Verstappen lets his lead drop a touch but it remains unthreatened in general. His teammate Vettel well placed to sign off with points though, Available for everyone, funded by readers. Lap 30/55: Verstappen’s increasing his lead stealthily without taking too many risks, preserving tyres as well as advantage. But former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher said the confident performance of Russell, whose race was ruined by a pit disaster and a puncture, made him believe the season-ending race was make or break for Bottas. F1 2020 race calendar (UK times) March 15 - Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne (5.10am) March 22 - Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir (3.10pm) April 5 - Vietnamese Grand Prix, Hanoi (8.10am) He did nothing wrong and it effectively ends their constructors hopes. Lap 37/55: Verstappen now leading by 8.1sec, with Bottas second and Hamilton third. Leclerc moves up a place to 14th after overhauling Russell. He’s not going to find that too troubling from here. 10 laps to go. 1:51. Lap 32/55: Charles Leclerc’s wretched race continues - he just registers a fourth track-limit violation, which will mean a penalty. Thanks for following, and for your emails and Tweets. Lap 22/55: A little bit of a mid-race lull at present. And that, my friends, is that for F1 2020. F1 probably had a better pandemic than most sports, though not without its controversies and harrowing moments (thoughts and best wishes with Romain Grosjean on that score). It takes place every year during the last week of May, the only exception being 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All rights reserved. Lap 42/55: “I think Toto ought to tell Bottas to either shit or get off the pot and let Hamilton at Max’s throat,” roars Steve Carbert. Silverstone, the venue for the first Formula 1 GP, has featured on the F1 schedule almost ever since, but many former F1 tracks have disappeared from the Grand Prix calendar. Lap 29/55: It would appear Sainz’s pit-lane go-slow impeded Stroll and Racing Point had complained. 1929 was the first year we saw the Monaco Grand Prix, and ever since then, it has been one of the most exciting events for fans. Speculation has been rife this week that Bottas will lose his spot to Russell as soon as next year with Wolff even pouring cold water on the situation. Lap 40/55: Sure enough, Ricciardo pits, moves onto medium tyres and returns to the track in seventh, which is impressive for a driver who began in 11th. Lap 26/55: Ricciardo gets on the blower to his team to tell him his tyres still feel good, as Verstappen holds a firm lead at 5.2sec. #F1 #AbuDhabiGP, Awful way to see Checo finish his 2020 season and career at @RacingPointF1 like that. He comes out behind Leclerc. Verstappen didn’t pull off that race slam in the end – Ricciardo pipped him with a late fastest lap, which seems a fitting reward for his drive. Lap 44/55: Ooh, and now Verstappen reports some tyre vibration concerns, and asks his team whether Mercedes are showing signs of similar. The 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship was the motor racing championship for Formula One cars which marked the 70th anniversary of the first Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Canceled. He would be the youngest man to take a grand slam of pole, race win, leading from the start and fastest lap if he sees this one out. Lap 49/55: “You can turn the engine down if you want to,” bellows Verstappen to his team, sounding like a man on easy street. It also makes it all the more difficult for Racing Point to nab third on the constructors championship. “With him, we had a good talk, and obviously when the championship was lost it’s always difficult to cope with that and that’s why he said let’s talk a little bit more.”. GRAND PRIX 2020: THE F1 2020 CSM MOD [v0.93] Note: The mod is still unfinished but in a playable state yet. 3 - 5 & 10 - 12 July 2020 ... to TicketsGrandPrix, your ultimate source for finding Formula 1 and MotoGP Race tickets. Ricciardo locked up a touch just there though, which suggests a pitting is imminent. Lap 47/55: A black and white flag for Leclerc, after his third registered track limit violation, though the Sky commentary team suggest it’s actually his fifth. Lap 31/55: And some actual overtaking happens, right on cue. By: Charles Bradley. And here’s Hamilton after his 165th podium finish: “You can’t win them all. F1® Ticket Store no longer supports your browser's version and the site may not behave as expected. — Australia’s leading news site, Get your free trial now & start streaming instantly >. Lap 38/55: Ah well, it’s surpassed expectations in general, this F1 season, even if this one’s dragging a bit. Looking forward to getting back to training. Daniel Ricciardo was easily the last driver to pit, but his 40 lap stint has put him in a good position to get a good bag of points. Ricciardo pits after a brilliant stint on the hards, back out in P7 ahead of Gasly. Watch The Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 Live & On-Demand on Kayo. Found a bug? Sure feels like it. Despite starting in 11th, Ricciardo could have a decent shot at a good finish today. New to Kayo? What a driver he’s been for Racing Point over the years. He jumps out of his car, looks at it admiringly and embraces his teammates. In fifth Ricciardo continues to look strong, and still yet to pit. And it was a season that was dominated again by Lewis Hamilton, who somehow managed to reach yet another level. shares. Sun 13 Dec 2020 10.17 EST It is almost Christmas and the 2020 Formula 1 season is finally over. Following a pair of dramatic and unpredictable races in Bahrain, the F1 … Scenario 1, McLaren would still likely have P3. Having finished with his first win in his 190 race career in the Sakhir Grand Prix, having come from last to first, Perez' car just appeared to give up on him as he raged over team radio about the "f***ing engine". 2 F1 Fan comments on “ 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix Results ” djole commented on December 6, 2020 at 23:28. Formula 1 circuits. 1. #AbuDabhiGP #F1 #Formula1, — Josh Weller (@joshweller) December 13, 2020. Le matin du Grand Prix de Sakhir, on a appris que Grosjean ne pourrait pas courir à Abou Dhabi et que sa carrière en F1 s’achevait un peu en queue de poisson. 2020 F1 Sakhir Grand Prix - RACE RESULTS: Pos: Driver: Nat. If Mercedes does replace him now, they have good reason to do so.”. I thought to share it already so that you can play it before the end of the season. This guide will help you get a handle on it. From Australia to Abu Dhabi, don't miss a single turn. He’ll need a tyre change soon, surely. Max Verstappen led from pole to win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas second and Lewis Hamilton third. Since the start of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1950, 71 race tracks have hosted a Grand Prix race. The team has been amazing this year so am really proud we got a 1-2 in the drivers’ championship – I’m really proud of all of them.”, As for the actual champion, Hamilton, this is his biggest ever title-winning margin. A good start and long first stint could set him up well late onStarting tyres 👇Soft: NOR ALB KVY STR GASMedium: VER BOT HAM SAI OCO LEC GIO RAI RUS FIT LATHard: RIC VET PER MAG#F1 #AbuDhabiGP. “Physically [after having Covid] I don’t think I’ve ever been so blown, my body was not great but I didn’t think any time last week I’d be here so I’m just truly grateful to be alive and here. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Does that mean Mercedes will pit Hamilton to let Bottas loose? Lap 46/55: Hamilton has closed a fair bit on Bottas now and is only two seconds behind his teammate; might he strike late for second place? Gasly squeezes past Vettel who tries to strike straight back but is held off - Gasly now eighth, Vettel ninth. Keep an eye out for Ricciardo, who's starting on Hards in 11th. The Sky Sports commentators think this will go down to the final laps. The Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020, originally scheduled for 12-15 March, was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 British Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix 2020) was a Formula One motor race held on 2 August 2020 at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom.It was the fourth round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was involved in a horrific crash that left his car engulfed in flames at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, causing the race to be halted. "The engine just completely went on him. Paul Gallen beats Mark Hunt fight: Result, boxing war, live ... Tim Tszyu vs Bowyn Morgan boxing live updates, result, round... Bernard Tomic pushed to limit by little known opponent at lo... Paul Gallen vs Mark Hunt: Fight ‘from another planet’, Ty Te... NBA 2020: James Harden, fat shaming, body transformation, Ho... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Vettel leaving FerrariRicciardo leaving RenaultSainz leaving McLarenGrosjean leaving F1Magnussen leaving F1Kvyat leaving F1?Perez leaving F1?Feels like the end of an era. ... F1 live at the Paul Ricard high-tech circuit in Le Castellet. Ricciardo wasn't the only one either, with plenty of drivers moving on at the end of this year. Lap 51/55: Ocon, 10th, versus Stroll in ninth is probably the tightest battle at the moment, with very few contenders. Perez slammed his steering wheel and gestured in frustration once he got out of the car. Excellent send off at Renault! Lap 25/55: No sense that Ricciardo’s going to pit just yet - his pace remains strong in fifth place. But during the formation lap, the Aussie and his team had a moment to to chat, with a sweet moment between Ricciardo and his team. Ricciardo is seventh, Gasly eighth. You can control the race abit more when you start out front.” As for his late tyre concerns, he says: “I saw they were dropping off behind me too so could take it a bit easier, it was just a very strong race for the tgeam. — Harry Tucker (@harrytuckerr) December 13, 2020, Hasn’t this race hit the maximum four-hour time limit? But Verstappen’s five seconds further forward and looking comfortable. Ricciardo started in 11th but after the pit had moved up to seventh on the massive stint on his first set of tyres. comments. Lap 50/55: There’ll be no more pitstops now. Formula 1 completes its triple-header finale of the reshuffled 2020 calendar with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Verstappen leads by 8.5sec. #F1 #AbuDhabiGP. Lap 28/55: Here’s the scores on the doors at just over halfway: 1 Verstappen 2 Bottas 3 Hamilton 4 Albon 5 Ricciardo 6 Norris 7 Sainz 8 Vettel 9 Gasly 10 Stroll. props the most being race I’ve ever watched … @F1 @SkySportsF1 💤, — Nathan Thursfield (@naththursfield) December 13, 2020, A fitting end to this race would be all the fireworks fizzling out and one sad steward solemnly turning all the marina lights off one by one while Everybody Hurts by R.E.M plays. Wolff and Bottas played the message off as words of encouragement. Lap 33/55: Verstappen nearly eight seconds ahead now – he could stick on a playlist at the moment and just chill. The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most distinguished racing events in the world. Albon in fourth is followed by the McLaren pair of Norris and Sainz. Today’s race wasn’t up to much but there was plenty to admire in the way Max Verstappen masterfully controlled it. Just as Valtteri Bottas was preparing to do his final qualifying lap, Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff came on to team radio, telling the Finn to give it "all you have". Considering the past couple of weeks I’ve had I’m really genuinely happy with that. But after a crazy season with multi-car pile ups, Romain Grosjean’s fireball crash and 17 races in 23 weeks under the threat of COVID-19, a pedestrian finish feels somewhat fitting. He's come to a stop exiting Turn 19 – what a gutting end to his time at Racing Point! 2022 can’t come quick enough for F1. “The question is does Williams want this Valtteri Bottas or not?," he said. Lap 27/55: Sainz is going to be investigated after the race we’re told, over that pit-lap issue, which could mean final championship standings being determined then. Coming from the Wolff, the message could be seen as encouragement, as the men played it off as, or a pointed message to the under fire Finn. The track has already proven to have a high level of difficultly due to several factors. #F1 Gutted for @SChecoPerez and @RacingPointF1 on their final race together 😩 #AbuDhabiGP, Perez parks up and slams his steering wheel!! Absolute heartbreak and sporting tragedy for Perez and the Racing Point team," David Croft said on Sky Sports. Red Bull Ring AUSTRIA. I had a solid race but couldn’t get more out of the package we had today. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Official Ticketing Getting Here Getting Here. Ricciardo now the only driver on the same tyres he started with. Leclerc is slipping further back, now passed by Ocon to drop to 12th. While he's on medium tyres, he won't be able to challenge for a podium, he'll be trying to push up to the McLaren's of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris although they hold a 14 second advantage. 15:28 - Updated F1 Starting Grid 2020 Turkish Grand Prix 14:54 - F1 Qualifying Results 2020 Turkish Grand Prix 11:09 - Third Free F1 Practice Results 2020 Turkish GP Lap 43/55: How they stand update: 1 Verstappen 2 Bottas 3 Hamilton 4 Albon 5 Norris 6 Sainz 7 Ricciardo 8 Gasly 9 Stroll 10 Ocon. Lap 54/55: Verstappen is told over the radio to “bring it home”. Got 14s to make up on fresh mediums to Sainz ahead. In a year that was seriously disrupted by... 13-12-2020 17:02. Perez is without a drive for next year with Sebastian Vettel signed to take his seat next season. Hamilton is beginning to close on Bottas in the tussle for position with his teammate, it’s about 1.5secs at the moment. 2020 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying results, full grid lineup . The top three have not changed since the start. Order easily online with a great selection, secure payment and global customer support. Bye. Max Verstappen Closes Book on 2020 F1 Season With Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Victory Meanwhile, Red Bull finished second in the Constructors Championship with McLaren decisively in third. F1: Max Verstappen wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in season finale – as it happened ... And that, my friends, is that for F1 2020. “It’s difficult because I’ve never talked to the drivers because I felt from my experience it’s a bit distracting, and everybody’s different. Get official tickets for the Formula 1® France Grand Prix. Albon has a bit of a go at Hamilton for third, but never gets quite within striking distance. #AbuDhabiGP #F1, — Jeff Pappone 🇨🇦 (@jpappone) December 13, 2020, Imagine you stayed up to watch your first @f1 Grand Prix. Watch the next Grand Prix live. 🏽‍♀️ #AbuDhabiGP, — Melissa Nathoo (@MelissaNathoo) December 13, 2020. Not quite sure Hamilton has that in him today, to be honest, but certainly Bottas hasn’t laid a glove on Verstappen in this race. “Maybe it will depend on the last race,” quoted the German as having said.“But if he has another race weekend like last, the risk is too great.“His performance in the last races was really bad.“You can’t go into the next year with a driver like that and expect to collect points to win the Constructors’ Championship.”“I think he’s broken and I believe that after the weekend that George Russell showed, no one at Mercedes will want to take the risk again.“I think the pendulum has already swung in one direction.“I would almost be surprised if he could rehabilitate himself this weekend.”. #F1 #AbuDhabiGP, Saddening engine failure for Sergio Perez. Lap 55/55: That was almost never in doubt. It’s been a while since I’ve been on the podium so will enoy that. F1 2020: French Grand Prix Track Guide - My team, career, time trial Circuit Paul Ricard is a surprisingly difficult track to master in F1 2020. I’m going to enjoy the poduum then enjoy going home.”, Bottas is next up: “Red Bull was too quick today – surprisingly quick and they could control the race. We’re nearly done. Lap 23/55: Sure enough, Leclerc goes into the pits and comes out at the back. Lap 48/55: Ricciardo’s struggling to make gains on Sainz in sixth, which given his confident early driving might have looked more possible than it now does. So Hamilton is third, Bottas second and Verstappen an emphatic winner. Lap 52/55: So McLaren are headed for third spot in the constructors’ championship, which will encourage them hugely for next season. Tickets for the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix 2021 will go on sale soon. Lap 24/55: Verstappen shows a touch of anxiety by radioing his team to ask “is Lewis catching Valtteri?”. Max Verstappen wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix! “I suspect it will mean the end of his career.“I don’t think anyone is saying ‘yeah!’ at the moment. Bottas has been heavily criticised, particularly after a bad showing at the Sakhir Grand Prix, where he only just out qualified George Russell in his first race in the main Mercedes, ultimately finishing eighth. Nothing’s happened for a long time now, we must be honest. Overall a fine one for the sport in the most trying of circumstances. Added Everything Quality: ΙPTV Container: MKV Video: H264, 1920X1080p, 25 fps, 5 000 kb/s Audio: AAC 2.0, 44.1 KHz, 256 kb/s … The revised calendar for the 2020 Formula 1® season has been released, with further announcements to follow. The championship was recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel … Sports F1: Max Verstappen wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Post it here: good Post it here and tell how to solve it: ver The F1 season is in the books with Max Verstappen winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, leading from start to finish in a largely uneventful race. Schumacher also said a swap might not be on the cards either. But it was good for Daniel Ricciardo who is up to fifth having benefitted when everyone pitted on the safety car, up from 11th. He leads by 11.6sec. The Grand Prix 2020 starts in Melbourne, Australia. Verstappen now six seconds clear. Find everything you need to follow the action in the F1 2020 calendar. First published on Sun 13 Dec 2020 07.30 EST. Scenario 2, RP could still be in the fight. “It’s a fantastic job to see Alex [Albon] right up there with us in a two-team battle – that’s what this sport needs.”, Verstappen speaks: “It was really enjoyable hyesterday and today – we had a good start and today it was about looking after the car and we had a really good balance. “You know, it’s always tricky when you talk to the driver before qualifying and the race but it’s something we discussed and he said a little feedback from you is always good," Wolff said. Lap 40/55: The old warhorse Kimi Raikkonen shows all his smarts in swiftly striking back after Leclerc overtakes him, moving straight back in front of the Monaco driver in 12th. The Renault driver remains seventh, which would be a respectable enough finish. Sergio Perez' F1 career with Racing Point is over after he was the first driver to retire from the race. Ho hum. Menu. Celebrations in the McLaren camp as they finish third in the constructors’ championship. Ticketing Contact. If Sainz does get a post race penalty, in lieu of a drive-through penalty he'd have 20 seconds added, and thirty seconds in the case of stop-go penalty.