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22px-Flag of Bahrain.svg  2004 Bahrain Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 18 in the 2004 Formula One season
Bahrain International Circuit--Grand Prix Layout.svg
Date April 4, 2004
Official name Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Location Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain
Course Permanent racing facility
5.417 km (3.366 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 57 laps, 308.769 km (191.860 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Warm, dry and overcast
Pole position
Driver Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:30.139
Fastest lap
Driver Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:30.252 on lap 7
Podium
First Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
Third 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda

The 2004 Bahrain Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on April 4, 2004 at the Bahrain International Circuit. It was the first Formula One race to be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Middle East. The race, contested over 57 laps, was the third round of the 2004 Formula One season. The race was won by Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher. His team-mate Rubens Barrichello completed a 1-2 for the team, whilst Jenson Button completed the podium for the BAR team by finishing in third position.




Classification Edit



Qualifying Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time[1] Gap
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:30.139
2 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:30.530 +0.391
3 3 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:30.581 +0.442
4 4 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:30.633 +0.494
5 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1:30.827 +0.688
6 9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:30.856 +0.717
7 7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:30.971 +0.832
8 17 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:31.686 +1.547
9 16 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:31.717 +1.578
10 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:31.719 +1.580
11 11 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 1:31.731 +1.592
12 15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 1:32.332 +2.193
13 12 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:32.536 +2.397
14 14 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:32.625 +2.486
15 18 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1:33.506 +3.367
16 19 22px-Flag of Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 1:34.105 +3.966
17 8 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:34.130 +3.991
18 20 22px-Flag of Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 1:34.584 +4.445
19 21 22px-Flag of Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 1:35.787 +5.648
20 6 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes no time no time

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 57 1:28:34.875 1 10
2 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 57 +1.367 2 8
3 9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 57 +26.687 6 6
4 7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 57 +32.214 7 5
5 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 57 +52.460 5 4
6 8 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 57 +53.156 16 3
7 4 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 57 +58.155 4 2
8 14 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 56 +1 Lap 14 1
9 17 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis Toyota 56 +1 Lap 8  
10 16 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta Toyota 56 +1 Lap 9  
11 11 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 56 +1 Lap 11  
12 12 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 56 +1 Lap 13  
13 3 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 56 +1 Lap 3  
14 15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 56 +1 Lap 12  
15 18 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 56 +1 Lap 18  
16 19 22px-Flag of Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 55 +2 Laps 15  
17 20 22px-Flag of Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 52 +5 Laps 17  
Ret 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 50 Pneumatics 10  
Ret 21 22px-Flag of Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 44 Engine 20  
Ret 6 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 7 Engine 19

Notes Edit

Standings after the race Edit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 30
2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello 21
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button 15
4 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 12
5 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli 11
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 51
2 22px-Flag of France Renault 22
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-BMW 19
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom BAR-Honda 19
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 4
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

External links Edit


Previous race:
2004 Malaysian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2004 season
Next race:
2004 San Marino Grand Prix
Previous race:
none
Bahrain Grand Prix Next race:
2005 Bahrain Grand Prix
Awards
Preceded by
2003 Spanish Grand Prix
Formula One Promotional Trophy
for Race Promoter

2004
Succeeded by
2005 Monaco Grand Prix

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