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2005 Chinese GP
2005 Bahrain GP

2006 Bahrain GP

2006 Malaysian GP
2007 Bahrain GP
 III  Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties

Details
DateSunday 12 March 2006
Start time14:30
EventBahrain GP
CircuitSakhir
Event FormatRace of 57 laps
Race1 of 18
Championship race751
Circuit
Laps57
Circuit Perimeter5412 m
Race Distance5412 × 57 − 246 = 308.238 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
Track Temperature40°C
Air Temperature23°C
Humidity43%
Air Pressure1013.0 mBar
Wind Speed2.9 m/s (from the North-North-East)
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers18
Pit stops45
Championship Debutants
Nico Rosberg (Driver),
Scott Speed (Driver),
Yuji Ide (Driver),
BMW (Car Manufacturer),
Midland (Car Manufacturer),
Super Aguri (Car Manufacturer),
Toro Rosso (Car Manufacturer),
BMW F1.06 (Car Model),
Ferrari 248 F1 (Car Model),
Honda RA106 (Car Model),
McLaren MP4/21 (Car Model),
Midland M16 (Car Model),
Red Bull RB2 (Car Model),
   Renault R26 (Car Model),
Super Aguri SA05 (Car Model),
Toro Rosso STR01 (Car Model),
Toyota TF106 (Car Model),
Williams FW28 (Car Model),
BMW Sauber F1 (Entrant),
Lucky Strike Honda F1 (Entrant),
Midland F1 Racing (Entrant),
Scuderia Toro Rosso (Entrant),
Super Aguri F1 (Entrant),
Williams F1 (Entrant),
Sakhir (5412 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesChristijan Albers - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Cosworth - 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Nick Heidfeld - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Nico Rosberg - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Tiago Monteiro - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Williams F1 - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 17th Place FinishesTiago Monteiro (4),
2. Highest 13th Place Finish RatioToro Rosso (50.00%),
3. Highest 18th Place Finish RatioSuper Aguri (50.00%),
4. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (30)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (726),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (858),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (575),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresMichael Schumacher (174),
5. Most Podium FinishesMichael Schumacher (143),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresMichael Schumacher (175),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (212),
8. Most 2nd Place FinishesMichael Schumacher (40),
9. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (137),
10. Most 2nd Fastest LapsMichael Schumacher (56),
11. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (83),
12. Most Races LedFerrari (420),
13. Most Races LedMichael Schumacher (131),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (11522),
15. Most Laps LedMichael Schumacher (4773),
16. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1668),
17. Most PolesFerrari (180),
18. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (172)

Championships
1 Fernando Alonso 10
2 Michael Schumacher 8
3 Kimi Räikkönen 6
4 Jenson Button 5
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 4
6 Mark Webber 3
7 Nico Rosberg 2
8 Christian Klien 1
1 Renault / Renault 10
2 McLaren / Mercedes 10
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 8
4 Honda / Honda 5
5 Williams / Cosworth 5
6 Red Bull / Ferrari 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 5Car 10
EntrantMild Seven Renault F1 TeamScuderia Ferrari MarlboroWilliams F1
DriverFernando AlonsoMichael SchumacherNico Rosberg
CarRenault R26Ferrari 248 F1Williams FW28
EngineRenault RS26Ferrari 056Cosworth CA2006
Time1:29'46.2051'31.4311'32.408
Speed206.018 km/h213.092 km/h210.839 km/h
Podium
 RecipientTrophy Presented By
WinnerFernando AlonsoSalman bin Hamad Al KhalifaCrown Prince of Bahrain
2nd PlaceMichael SchumacherFawaz bin MohammedMinister for Sport
3rd PlaceKimi RäikkönenAbdulla bin IsaPresident, BMF
Winning ConstructorRenault (represented by Flavio Briatore)James HoganPresident & Chief Executive, Gulf Air


Overview - Entry List - Qual (Session 1) - Qual (Session 2) - Qual (Final Session) - Qual (Overview)
Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led - Pit Stops - Penalties