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2014 Point Standings
After Bahrain
Championship Standings:
1 Nico Rosberg 61
2 Lewis Hamilton 50
3 Nico Hulkenberg 28
4 Fernando Alonso 26
5 Jenson Button 23
6 Sebastian Vettel 23
7 Kevin Magnussen 20
8 Valtteri Bottas 18
9 Sergio Perez 16
10 Daniel Ricciardo 12
11 Felipe Massa 12
12 Kimi Raikkonen 7
13 Jean-Eric Vergne 4
14 Daniil Kyvat 3

Wins:
1 Lewis Hamilton 2
2 Nico Rosberg 1

Pole Positions:
1 Lewis Hamilton 2
2 Nico Rosberg 1

Podium Finishes
1 Nico Rosberg 3
2 Lewis Hamilton 2
T3 Jenson Button 1
T3 Kevin Magnussen 1
T3 Sebastian Vettel 1
T3 Sergio Perez 1

Qualifying Average
1 Lewis Hamilton 1.33
2 Nico Rosberg 2.33
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3.33
4 Fernando Alonso 6.33
5 Kevin Magnussen 7.00
6 Kimi Raikkonen 8.00
T7 Nico Hulkenberg 8.67
T7 Sebastian Vettel 8.67
9 Jenson Button 9.33
10 Valterri Bottas 9.67
11 Felipe Massa 10.00
12 Jean-Eric Vergne 10.33
13 Daniil Kyvat 11.33
14 Sergio Perez 11.67
15 Esteban Gutierrez 15.67
16 Adrian Sutil 16.67
17 Romain Grosjean 17.67
18 Kamui Kobayashi 18.00
19 Pastor Maldonado 18.67
20 Jules Bianchi 19.00
21 Max Chilton 20.00
22 Marcus Ericsson 21.00

Fastest Laps:
1 Nico Rosberg 2
2 Lewis Hamilton 1

Laps Led:
1 Lewis Hamilton 110
2 Nico Rosberg 60

Retirements
T1 Pastor Maldonado 2
T1 Marcus Ericsson 2
T1 Adrian Sutil 2
T1 Esteban Gutierrez 2
T1 Jean-Eric Vergne 2
T6 Lewis Hamilton 1
T6 Jules Bianchi 1
T6 Kamui Kobayashi 1
T6 Felipe Massa 1
T6 Romain Grosjean 1
T6 Sebastian Vettel 1
T6 Daniel Ricciardo 1

Times Advancing to Q3
T1 Nico Rosberg 3
T1 Lewis Hamilton 3
T1 Daniel Ricciardo 3
T1 Fernando Alonso 3
T1 Kevin Magnussen 3
T6 Valterri Bottas 2
T6 Kimi Raikkonen 2
T6 Felipe Massa 2
T6 Jenson Button 2
T6 Nico Hulkenberg 2
T11 Sergio Perez 1
T11 Daniil Kyvat 1
T11 Jean-Eric Vergne 1
T11 Sebastian Vettel 1

Manufacturer Statistics:
Constructors Championship:

1 Mercedes 111
2 Force-India Mercedes 44
3 McLaren-Mercedes 43
4 Red Bull-Renault 35
5 Ferrari 33
6 Williams-Mercedes 30
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 7

Wins:
1 Mercedes 3

Pole Positions:
1 Mercedes 3

Podium Finishes
1 Mercedes 5
2 McLaren-Mercedes 2
T3 Red Bull-Renault 1
T3 Force-India Mercedes 1

Fastest Laps:
1 Mercedes 3

Laps Led:
1 Mercedes 170


Qualifying Average by Team:
Rank Constructor Average

1 Mercedes 1.83
2 Red Bull 6.00
3 Ferrari 7.17
4 McLaren-Mercedes 8.17
5 Williams-Mercedes 9.83
6 Force-India Mercedes 10.17
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 10.67
8 Sauber-Ferrari 16.17
9 Lotus-Renault 18.17
T10 Marussia-Ferrari 19.5
T10 Caterham-Renault 19.5

Intra-Team Performance
Qualifying

Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 2
Sebastian Vettel 1

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 2
Nico Rosberg 1

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 2
Kimi Raikkonen 1

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 3
Pastor Maldonado 0

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 1
Kevin Magnussen 2

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 2
Sergio Perez 1

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 2
Adrian Sutil 1

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 1
Jean-Eric Vergne 2

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 1
Felipe Massa 2

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 2
Max Chilton 1

Caterham-Renault
Marcus Ericcson 0
Kamui Kobayashi 3

Race Performance
Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 1
Sebastian Vettel 2

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 2
Nico Rosberg 1

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 3
Kimi Raikkonen 0

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 3
Pastor Maldanado 0

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 2
Kevin Magnussen 1

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 2
Sergio Perez 1

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 0
Adrian Sutil 1

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 2
Jean-Eric Vergne 1

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 1
Felipe Massa 2

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 0
Max Chilton 3

Caterham-Renault
Marcus Ericsson 0
Kamui Kobayashi 2
Kubica gives BMW pole in Bahrain

Formula 1
Saturday, April 05, 2008

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Robert Kubica
Robert Kubica won the first pole position of his Formula One career for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.  For the first time since the race in China in October 2006, a Ferrari or McLaren missed out on pole, as BMW Sauber star Kubica again proved that this season will not be a two-horse affair.

On an extremely windy circuit, Kubica edged out Massa by less than 0.2secs, with current championship leader Lewis Hamilton in third in his McLaren.

A happy  BMW Sauber boss Mario Theissen said: "Fantastic. A great effort. Thank you."

Kimi Raikkonen was fourth as Ferrari and Heikki Kovalainen was fifth in his McLaren, followed by the second BMW Sauber of Nick Heidfeld, Jarno Trulli in his Toyota and the Williams of Nico Rosberg.

Jenson Button was ninth in his Honda, with two-time world champion Fernando Alonso in 10th for Renault.

"It was quite a good lap," said the Pole. "I locked my front wheels at corner nine and I had a vibration in the last three corners, so it was not easy. They were all right handers which was very difficult because it was pulling to one side under braking. I did not expect to have pole but it was enough and I am very happy. The long runs went pretty OK. I think Ferrari was clearly the fastest but in a race anything can happen.

There was disappointment for Felipe Massa, who had been the fastest throughout practice. The Ferrari driver complained that he had been held up on his first run by Nico Rosberg and said that on the second Fernando Alonso was in his way, although he added that he did not think it cost him a lot.

"I am very happy. I missed the chance to take pole position in Australia, but this time it worked out well," said Kubica. "My first run in Q3 was quite good, but I made a small mistake in the first corner. The second run was better, although I again made a small mistake in corner 9. We knew before the season that the car was good due to the results of the computer simulation and the wind tunnel work. Finally it has paid off that we never gave up working hard. I want to thank the entire team who have worked so hard over the last months. We will now study the data and prepare for tomorrow. A long race lies ahead of us."

"The team did a great job to recover from the accident," Hamilton said after his third place effort. "The crash made absolutely no difference to me. We all knew it would be very close this weekend but we also knew we could compete to be in the top three. We are in a good position. Ferrari seemed to have outstanding pace going into qualifying, but I was happy with the balance and felt I could challenge. We probably could have had pole. We have a good strategy and we will see how we go tomorrow."

Results

POS

DRIVER NATIONALITY TEAM TIME
1. Robert Kubica Poland BMW Sauber 1:33.096
2. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari 1:33.123
3. Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 1:33.292
4. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Ferrari 1:33.418
5. Heikki Kovalainen Finland McLaren-Mercedes 1:33.488
6. Nick Heidfeld Germany BMW Sauber 1:33.737
7. Jarno Trulli Italy Toyota 1:33.994
8. Nico Rosberg Germany Williams-Toyota 1:34.015
9. Jenson Button Britain Honda 1:35.057
10. Fernando Alonso Spain Renault 1:35.115
11. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 1:32.371
12. Rubens Barrichello Brazil Honda 1:32.508
13. Timo Glock Germany Toyota 1:32.528
14. Nelson Piquet Brazil Renault 1:32.790
15. Sebastien Bourdais France Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:32.915
16. Kazuki Nakajima Japan Williams-Toyota 1:32.943
17. David Coulthard Britain Red Bull-Renault 1:33.433
18. Giancarlo Fisichella Italy Force India-Ferrari 1:33.501
19. Sebastian Vettel Germany Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:33.562
20. Adrian Sutil Germany Force India-Ferrari 1:33.845
21. Anthony Davidson Super Super Aguri-Honda 1:34.140
22. Takuma Sato Japan Super Aguri-Honda 1:35.725

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