Because of the adjustment of the calendar of the Method 1 season and the postponement of the Australian Grand Prix from March 21 to November 21, the groups agreed on new dates and site for the pre-season exams – as an alternative of Barcelona, exams will likely be held in Bahrain from March 12 to 14, two weeks earlier than the beginning of the championship.
Due to this determination, the groups can have extra time to construct automobiles – if for exams in Barcelona the groups needed to ship automobiles to the monitor on the finish of February, then within the case of Bahrain, these phrases are shifted by a couple of week.
Heat climate could be attributed to the benefits of exams in Bahrain, whereas frosts should not excluded in Barcelona in early March. The disadvantages embody the remoteness of the Sakhir freeway from European bases – if essential, the supply of spare components will take for much longer.
Bahrain has already hosted two of the three pre-season take a look at periods in 2014.