After Friday practice for the 2023 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, there is one question that needs answering.
Can Fernando Alonso and Aston Martin actually fight for pole position, and possibly even the race win?
Teams will get a final chance to fettle their cars in Third Practice on Saturday morning before the lights come on, the sun goes down and Qualifying gets underway.
The action is set to get underway at 18:00 local time in Bahrain, with the table below showing the start time for Qualifying in various countries around the globe.
F1 2023 Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying start time
|Country||Timezone||Qualifying start time|
|United States||Eastern Time||10:00|
|United States||Pacific Time||07:00|
|United Arab Emirates||GST||19:00|
|Australia Eastern||AEST||02:00 Sunday|
Ahead of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, RacingNews365.com journalists Dieter Rencken and Michael Butterworth analyse where each of the F1 teams stands after pre-season testing.