New challenge and new faces for the second round of the new season.
Barwa Addax Team all out for the second race of the season.
Alexander Rossi's 2013 GP2 debut with Caterham Racing saw him place third in the feature race.
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.
A mixed race for the Racing Engineering team with Stefano taking 4th place which will put him 5th on tomorrow’s reversed grid.
Daniël De Jong had the bitter disappointment of a swift retirement from round three.
Racing Engineering car made contact with the nose of the Caterham car of Rossi causing damage to the sidepod and the turning vane.
The nomination for GP2 in Bahrain was once more an even more extreme selection than the compounds chosen for Formula One.
The speed was there – not the points!
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."
The weekend's programme will continue tomorrow with the Feature Race scheduled for 14.45 (CEST). The Sprint Race will take place on Sunday at 9.50.
The GP2 Series weekend in Bahrain will be featuring Race 2 tomorrow.
Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal hope to expand their points toward the GP2 Series championship on the Sakhir International Circuit.
Excellent performance for Richelmi who, with a good time of 1'40"704, won the third row of the Race 1 grid