KIMI RIAKKONEN - 2ND, SEBASTIAN VETTEL - 1ST, ROMAIN GROSJEAN - 3RD AND THE WOMAN IS JILL JONES FROM RED BULL REPRESENTING THE COMPANY
Usually I am in a borderline sleeping position for the Bahrain race. During the 2nd lap when Vettel pulled out in front it could have been just such a race. Once he got the lead he was never to be seen again until they dropped the checkered flag. Behind him there was plenty of action. Tight run battles for all the other positions. Riakkonen came in second which seemed weird because he seemed to be out of sorts the whole race. It looked like Paul di Rista from Force India was going to get third, but it was not to be. Grosjean was able to pass him seven laps from the end. It would have been nice for Force India to be able to pull that off.
How did Webber do? It looked like he was going to have a fifth slot, but on the last lap Hamilton got passed him. It seemed to take the wind out of his sails and Perez slid passed him too.
Formula One tries to stay out of a countries politics. It doesn't always work. In 2011 the people of Bahrain started protesting the Formula One race. Their real protest was a human rights issue, but Formula One was the target. The race was cancelled that year, but ran last year and this. Still had the protests and in looking at the pictures of the protesters I saw an interesting one....protester painting grafitti on a wall wearing a Ferrari jacket. I wonder if he took in the race anyway.
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