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Today marks the beginning of the true, significant motion of the 2024 season. Of course, yesterday’s observe periods are essential and we discovered an honest quantity from them (a few of it stunning, maybe) however an precise aggressive session when one thing is on the road (grid locations) is when the groups have nowhere to cover. And certainly the drivers, too.

Yesterday’s second observe session noticed Lewis Hamilton lead a Mercedes 1-2 with reigning champion and large favorite for the title this 12 months Max Verstappen almost half a second off the tempo in sixth. Now, come qualifying this night I don’t imagine he can be that distant. In reality, it might be a shock if he wasn’t on pole. What it does present, although, is that there’s at the least slightly little bit of doubt that the Red Bull is perhaps dominant over one lap.

In equity that was not the case final season after in regards to the half-way level. In any case, Red Bull’s race tempo simulations seemed clearly forward of the sector and the races can be gained on Sunday (aside from the primary two, which occur on Saturday). But if the benefit isn’t fairly so giant and there are, maybe, a number of vehicles between Verstappen and the chief, then it won’t be fairly as plain crusing. We can solely hope…

Of course, the on-track motion is trying more and more like taking a again seat as soon as once more in relation to the primary speaking factors of the weekend. That has been Christian Horner’s place at Red Bull. The crew principal was cleared of inappropriate behaviour in an unbiased report on Wednesday, however the story refuses to die.

On Thursday, throughout second observe there was “a leak of secret evidence from the investigation that cleared him of inappropriate behaviour towards a female colleague,” Telegraph Sport reported. Senior figures within the F1 paddock together with the top of the FIA and the CEO of Formula One, in addition to quite a few journalists, obtained the e-mail from an nameless sender.

In any case, the present should go on and that begins with third and remaining observe at 12.30pm GMT with qualifying at 4pm. We can be right here for all of it and another information and updates.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/formula-1/2024/03/01/bahrain-grand-prix-f1-practice-qualifying-christian-horner/