New challenge and new faces for the second round of the new season.
Schilke, GP2 correspondent
Arthur Pic concludes the year with a race victory and five further podiums from two MRF Challenge rounds at Bahrain International Circuit.
Daniel Abt: "All in all we have a great car and I hope that we can have good results in Barcelona finally.”
Two new drivers, Stefano Coletti and Raffaele Marciello - a new line-up for a new season.
Alexander Rossi's 2013 GP2 debut with Caterham Racing saw him place third in the feature race.
Stefano claimed 6th starting spot, while Marciello - 9th.
High asphalt temperatures has given big problems to the dirvers.
A mixed race for the Racing Engineering team with Stefano taking 4th place which will put him 5th on tomorrow’s reversed grid.
Alongside Jolyon Palmer this season with DAMS , Stéphane Richelmi knows that his ambitious teammate will be for him a source of motivation.
The nomination for GP2 in Bahrain was once more an even more extreme selection than the compounds chosen for Formula One.
Barwa Addax Team all out for the second race of the season.
Sam Bird: ""Apparently, in Russia they call a bird, which symbolises good luck "Blue Bird". I wear a blue suit and my name is Bird, so obviously the team are nicknaming me Blue Bird."
Tomorrow’s Sprint Race will see Fabio start from 8th on the reversed grid and with a great chance of finishing on the podium again.
The fourth GP2 season for Palmer, this time witw DAMS team.
Daniël De Jong had the bitter disappointment of a swift retirement from round three.
The first race weekend of the 2014 GP2 Series will take place on this very track in just two weeks’ time.
The speed was there – not the points!