The 2008 Bahrain Grand Prix started April 6th, 2008 at 13:30 on Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. Robert Kubica started from pole position with Felipe Massa next to him. Lewis Hamilton started from third place.
After 1 hour, 31 minutes and 06 seconds Felipe Massa finished the race first. The podium was completed with Kimi Räikkönen in second and Robert Kubica in third place.
The fastest laps was driven by Heikki Kovalainen in a time of 1:33.193.
After the 2008 Bahrain Grand Prix, Kimi Räikkönen is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 19 points. Räikkönen is 3 points ahead of Nick Heidfeld.
Location
Sakhir, Bahrain
Date
April 6th, 2008 at 13:30
Round
3/18
Winner
Felipe Massa
Winning time
1:31:06.970
Pole position
Robert Kubica
Fastest lap
Heikki Kovalainen 1:33.193

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1 1
#2 Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1:31:06.970 2 57 10
2 2
#1 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari +3.339 4 57 8
3 2
#4 Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber +4.998 1 57 6
4 2
#3 Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber +8.409 6 57 5
5
#23 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren +26.789 5 57 4
6 1
#11 Jarno Trulli
Toyota +41.314 7 57 3
7 4
#10 Mark Webber
Red Bull +45.473 11 57 2
8
#7 Nico Rosberg
Williams +55.889 8 57 1
9 4
#12 Timo Glock
Toyota +1:09.500 13 57 0
10
#5 Fernando Alonso
Renault +1:17.181 10 57 0
11 1
#17 Rubens Barrichello
Honda +1:17.862 12 57 0
12 6
#21 Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India +1 Lap 18 56 0
13 10
#22 Lewis Hamilton
McLaren +1 Lap 3 56 0
14 2
#8 Kazuki Nakajima
Williams +1 Lap 16 56 0
15
#14 Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso +1 Lap 15 56 0
16 5
#19 Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri +1 Lap 21 56 0
17 5
#18 Takuma Sato
Super Aguri +1 Lap 22 56 0
18 1
#9 David Coulthard
Red Bull +1 Lap 17 56 0
19 1
#20 Adrian Sutil
Force India +2 Laps 20 56 0
-
#6 Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault DNF (Gearbox) 14 40 0
-
#16 Jenson Button
Honda DNF (Collision) 9 19 0
-
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Toro Rosso DNF (Engine) 19 0 0
Pos Driver Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Delta
1
#4 Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber 1:32.893 1:31.745 1:33.096
2
#2 Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1:31.937 1:31.188 1:33.123 +0.027
3
#22 Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 1:32.750 1:31.922 1:33.292 +0.196
4
#1 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:32.652 1:31.933 1:33.418 +0.322
5
#23 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren 1:33.057 1:31.718 1:33.488 +0.392
6
#3 Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber 1:33.137 1:31.909 1:33.737 +0.641
7
#11 Jarno Trulli
Toyota 1:32.493 1:32.159 1:33.994 +0.898
8
#7 Nico Rosberg
Williams 1:32.903 1:32.185 1:34.015 +0.919
9
#16 Jenson Button
Honda 1:32.793 1:32.362 1:35.057 +1.961
10
#5 Fernando Alonso
Renault 1:32.947 1:32.345 1:35.115 +2.019
11
#10 Mark Webber
Red Bull 1:33.194 1:32.371
12
#17 Rubens Barrichello
Honda 1:32.944 1:32.508
13
#12 Timo Glock
Toyota 1:32.800 1:32.528
14
#6 Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault 1:32.975 1:32.790
15
#14 Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso 1:33.415 1:32.915
16
#8 Kazuki Nakajima
Williams 1:33.386 1:32.943
17
#9 David Coulthard
Red Bull 1:33.433
18
#21 Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India 1:33.501
19
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Toro Rosso 1:33.562
20
#20 Adrian Sutil
Force India 1:33.845
21
#19 Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri 1:34.140
22
#18 Takuma Sato
Super Aguri 1:35.725
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#7 Nico Rosberg
Williams 1:32.521 17
2
#2 Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1:32.726 +0.205 10
3
#10 Mark Webber
Red Bull 1:32.742 +0.221 16
4
#11 Jarno Trulli
Toyota 1:32.901 +0.380 18
5
#9 David Coulthard
Red Bull 1:32.918 +0.397 14
6
#8 Kazuki Nakajima
Williams 1:33.020 +0.499 16
7
#4 Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber 1:33.024 +0.503 18
8
#6 Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault 1:33.074 +0.553 16
9
#1 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:33.237 +0.716 10
10
#23 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren 1:33.367 +0.846 15
11
#14 Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso 1:33.372 +0.851 17
12
#21 Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India 1:33.392 +0.871 20
13
#5 Fernando Alonso
Renault 1:33.445 +0.924 13
14
#17 Rubens Barrichello
Honda 1:33.551 +1.030 18
15
#12 Timo Glock
Toyota 1:33.595 +1.074 20
16
#16 Jenson Button
Honda 1:33.600 +1.079 17
17
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Toro Rosso 1:33.651 +1.130 14
18
#22 Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 1:33.659 +1.138 14
19
#20 Adrian Sutil
Force India 1:33.857 +1.336 18
20
#3 Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber 1:34.074 +1.553 16
21
#19 Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri 1:34.591 +2.070 18
22
#18 Takuma Sato
Super Aguri 1:34.952 +2.431 16
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#2 Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1:31.420 30
2
#1 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:32.327 +0.907 30
3
#23 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren 1:32.752 +1.332 30
4
#22 Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 1:32.847 +1.427 26
5
#4 Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber 1:32.915 +1.495 29
6
#7 Nico Rosberg
Williams 1:33.022 +1.602 34
7
#9 David Coulthard
Red Bull 1:33.048 +1.628 27
8
#8 Kazuki Nakajima
Williams 1:33.098 +1.678 33
9
#14 Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso 1:33.197 +1.777 37
10
#6 Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault 1:33.247 +1.827 37
11
#16 Jenson Button
Honda 1:33.710 +2.290 33
12
#5 Fernando Alonso
Renault 1:33.755 +2.335 26
13
#10 Mark Webber
Red Bull 1:33.782 +2.362 34
14
#11 Jarno Trulli
Toyota 1:33.822 +2.402 38
15
#12 Timo Glock
Toyota 1:33.856 +2.436 30
16
#17 Rubens Barrichello
Honda 1:33.966 +2.546 35
17
#3 Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber 1:34.023 +2.603 36
18
#21 Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India 1:34.388 +2.968 35
19
#20 Adrian Sutil
Force India 1:34.405 +2.985 34
20
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Toro Rosso 1:34.787 +3.367 30
21
#18 Takuma Sato
Super Aguri 1:35.288 +3.868 24
22
#19 Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri 1:35.712 +4.292 25
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#2 Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1:32.233 20
2
#1 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:32.350 +0.117 15
3
#7 Nico Rosberg
Williams 1:32.415 +0.182 23
4
#22 Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 1:32.705 +0.472 21
5
#23 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren 1:32.868 +0.635 20
6
#8 Kazuki Nakajima
Williams 1:33.121 +0.888 24
7
#4 Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber 1:33.333 +1.100 16
8
#11 Jarno Trulli
Toyota 1:33.539 +1.306 27
9
#9 David Coulthard
Red Bull 1:33.788 +1.555 20
10
#5 Fernando Alonso
Renault 1:33.815 +1.582 19
11
#12 Timo Glock
Toyota 1:33.929 +1.696 28
12
#10 Mark Webber
Red Bull 1:33.950 +1.717 20
13
#6 Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault 1:33.981 +1.748 24
14
#3 Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber 1:34.106 +1.873 17
15
#14 Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso 1:34.235 +2.002 27
16
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Toro Rosso 1:34.321 +2.088 32
17
#21 Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India 1:34.892 +2.659 20
18
#16 Jenson Button
Honda 1:34.915 +2.682 16
19
#17 Rubens Barrichello
Honda 1:35.174 +2.941 12
20
#20 Adrian Sutil
Force India 1:35.429 +3.196 22
21
#19 Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri 1:36.145 +3.912 6
22
#18 Takuma Sato
Super Aguri 1:36.536 +4.303 6

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1 2 19
2
Nick Heidfeld
BMW Sauber 1 16 -3
3
Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 1 1 14 -5
4
Robert Kubica
BMW Sauber 2 14 -5
5
Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren 1 14 -5
6
Felipe Massa
Ferrari 1 1 10 -9
7
Jarno Trulli
Toyota 8 -11
8
Nico Rosberg
Williams 1 7 -12
9
Fernando Alonso
Renault 6 -13
10
Mark Webber
Red Bull 4 -15
11
Kazuki Nakajima
Williams 3 -16
12
Sébastien Bourdais
Toro Rosso 2 -17
13
David Coulthard
Red Bull 0 -19
14
Timo Glock
Toyota 0 -19
15
Jenson Button
Honda 0 -19
16
Rubens Barrichello
Honda 0 -19
17
Nelson Piquet Jr.
Renault 0 -19
18
Giancarlo Fisichella
Force India 0 -19
19
Anthony Davidson
Super Aguri 0 -19
20
Takuma Sato
Super Aguri 0 -19
21
Adrian Sutil
Force India 0 -19
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 BMW Sauber 3 30
2 Ferrari 2 3 29 -1
3 McLaren 1 2 28 -2
4 Williams 1 10 -20
5 Toyota 8 -22
6 Renault 6 -24
7 Red Bull 4 -26
8 Toro Rosso 2 -28
9 Honda 0 -30
10 Force India 0 -30
11 Super Aguri 0 -30

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2014
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1:37.020 -
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2013
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Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
1:36.961 -
Sebastian Vettel
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2012
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
1:36.379 -
Sebastian Vettel
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2010
#8 Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
1:58.287 -
Fernando Alonso
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2009
#22 Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
Jarno Trulli
1:34.556 -
Jarno Trulli
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2007
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Lewis Hamilton
Kimi Räikkönen
1:34.067 -
Felipe Massa
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2006
#1 Fernando Alonso
Michael Schumacher
Kimi Räikkönen
1:32.408 -
Nico Rosberg
Michael Schumacher
2005
#5 Fernando Alonso
Jarno Trulli
Kimi Räikkönen
1:31.447 -
Pedro de la Rosa
Fernando Alonso
2004
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Rubens Barrichello
Jenson Button
1:30.252 -
Michael Schumacher
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