Formula One

10:30pm Sunday 10 June on BBC ONE

Lee Mckenzie presents highlights of the Canadian Grand Prix from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, the seventh race of the new Formula One season.

Last year’s race was one of the most dramatic in the sport’s recent history as torrential rain caused five safety cars to be called out in a race lasting almost four hours.

It was Jenson Button who kept a clear head to negotiate the track, and the conditions, to claim victory on the final lap – despite being forced to pit six times during the race.

Sebastian Vettel claimed second, with his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber completing the podium.

The race was started behind a safety car, which exited the circuited after four laps. Lewis Hamilton was at the centre of the early action, a tangle with Mark Webber saw the Australian’s car spin while Hamilton forced to retire just eight laps into the race following a collision with McLaren team-mate Button that left his rear left tyre hanging off.

10:30pm Saturday 9 June on BBC ONE

Lee McKenzie introduces the best action from qualifying in Montreal. With the season now six races old, the pressure is on the drivers and teams alike to stay in contention for honours as the 2012 campaign continues to take shape.

Twelve months ago the imperious Sebastian Vettel claimed a sixth pole position of the year. The Red Bull driver came under pressure from the Ferraris, with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa behind him on the grid. Mark Webber took fourth with Red Bull team principal Christian Horner late confirming the Australian’s KERS had not been working during the session. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton qualified fifth – the first time he failed to take pole position in Canada. Something he will be looking to put right on one of his favourite tracks in 2012.

5:00pm Sunday 22 April on BBC ONE

Jake Humphrey presents highlights of the Bahrain Grand Prix from Sakhir, the fourth race of the new Formula One season.

Two years ago in the opening race of the 2010 campaign, Fernando Alonso enjoyed a dream start to life as a Ferrari driver. He overtook team-mate Felipe Massa on the opening lap to move up to second, before passing leader Sebastian Vettel on lap 34 to eventually take the chequered flag.

Alonso’s victory gave Ferrari their first one-two in almost two years as Massa crossed the line in second place, with Lewis Hamilton completing the podium. Long-time leader Vettel had to settle for fourth as his car significantly struggled in the latter stages with spark plug failure.

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