2004 Bahrain Grand Prix

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Bahrain  2004 Bahrain Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 18 in the 2004 Formula One season
Bahrain International Circuit--Grand Prix Layout.svg
Date April 4, 2004
Official name Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Location Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain
Course Permanent racing facility
5.417 km (3.366 mi)
Distance 57 laps, 308.769 km (191.860 mi)
Weather Warm, dry and overcast
Pole position
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:30.139
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:30.252 on lap 7
Podium
First Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda

The 2004 Bahrain Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on April 4, 2004 at the Bahrain International Circuit. It was the first Formula One race to be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Middle East. The race, contested over 57 laps, was the third round of the 2004 Formula One season. The race was won by Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher. His team-mate Rubens Barrichello completed a 1-2 for the team, whilst Jenson Button completed the podium for the BAR team by finishing in third position.


Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time[1] Gap
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:30.139
2 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:30.530 +0.391
3 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:30.581 +0.442
4 4 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:30.633 +0.494
5 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1:30.827 +0.688
6 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:30.856 +0.717
7 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:30.971 +0.832
8 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:31.686 +1.547
9 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:31.717 +1.578
10 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:31.719 +1.580
11 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 1:31.731 +1.592
12 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 1:32.332 +2.193
13 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:32.536 +2.397
14 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:32.625 +2.486
15 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1:33.506 +3.367
16 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 1:34.105 +3.966
17 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:34.130 +3.991
18 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 1:34.584 +4.445
19 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 1:35.787 +5.648
20 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes no time no time

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 57 1:28:34.875 1 10
2 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 57 +1.367 2 8
3 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 57 +26.687 6 6
4 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 57 +32.214 7 5
5 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 57 +52.460 5 4
6 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 57 +53.156 17 3
7 4 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 57 +58.155 4 2
8 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 56 +1 Lap 14 1
9 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 56 +1 Lap 8  
10 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 56 +1 Lap 9  
11 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 56 +1 Lap 11  
12 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 56 +1 Lap 13  
13 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 56 +1 Lap 3  
14 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 56 +1 Lap 12  
15 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 56 +1 Lap 15  
16 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 55 +2 Laps 16  
17 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 52 +5 Laps 18  
Ret 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 50 Pneumatics 10  
Ret 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 44 Engine 20  
Ret 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 7 Engine 19  

Notes[edit]

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Formula 1 website". Retrieved 2011-05-19. 

External links[edit]


Previous race:
2004 Malaysian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2004 season
Next race:
2004 San Marino Grand Prix
Previous race:
none
Bahrain Grand Prix Next race:
2005 Bahrain Grand Prix
Awards
Preceded by
2003 Spanish Grand Prix
Formula One Promotional Trophy
for Race Promoter

2004
Succeeded by
2005 Monaco Grand Prix

Coordinates: 26°01′57″N 50°30′38″E / 26.03250°N 50.51056°E / 26.03250; 50.51056