Saturday 18 April 2015

Hamilton fastest in Bahrain GP practice

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton limbered up for qualifying with the fastest time in final Bahrain Grand Prix practice on Saturday. The Mercedes driver, championship leader and winner of two of this season's three races, lapped the Sakhir circuit on a gusty afternoon


F1 fever grips Bahrain, set for big race

The F1 fever gripped Bahrain yesterday with the start of the much anticipated Gulf Air Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit. Thousands of racing fans witnessed thrilling action both on and off the track as the biggest sporting and entertainment spectacl


BMW Middle East Q1 sales up 11pc

BMW Group Middle East said its sales rose 11 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year, with a total of 8,302 BMW and MINI vehicles delivered to customers in 12 Middle East markets. The news follows a record-breaking 2014 in which the Middle East


Special steps to ensure traffic safety in Bahrain

Special measures have been put in place to ensure traffic safety for the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. General Directorate of Traffic director-general Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa said a comprehensive plan had been drawn up, reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN),


Bahrain gears up for Grand Prix weekend

One of the most action-packed weekends in the country's calendar begins today (April 17) as the Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix gets underway. Some of the biggest names from the worlds of both motorsport and music are set to appear over the next three days at the Bahr


Renault offers no guarantees for Bahrain reliability

Renault say they have done their best to fix the engine problems that blighted last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix but offered no guarantee on Thursday that Sunday's race in Bahrain would be trouble free. "In the short time since the Chinese Grand Prix we have been che


Mahmoudia unveils new Discovery Sport in Jordan

Mahmoudia Motors, the sole and official dealer of Jaguar and Land Rover cars in Jordan, unveiled Land Rover’s latest new Discovery Sport, at an event recently. Held at the dealers showroom in Wadi Saqra, the event drew the participation of a group of media representatives a


Merc-Benz races to the top at World Car Awards

Mercedes-Benz won three awards at the recent World Car Awards, which included the ‘2015 World Car of the Year’ for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which was presented at the New York Auto Show, US. The other two awards won by Mercedes-Benz were the ‘2015 World Luxury


Hyundai’s new Sonata sports car comes to Mideast

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company has announced the Middle East arrival of the all-new Sonata Turbo Sport. Taking its place as the new flagship car in a model line-up that was launched in the region last September, the Sport Turbo can hit a top speed of 235 kmph and of


High-speed corners, night race make Bahrain F1 special: drivers

Some of the biggest names in Formula One have spoken of their excitement about the forthcoming Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Drivers cited high-speed corners at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), warm weather conditions and the fact that it is taking place at night, as major

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