Date: 19th February 2011 at 9:50am
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We all hope that the curtain raiser to the 2011 season is fast approaching, current unrest in Bahrain does threaten to delay the start of the season and could cost F1 a race on the calendar.

(Not that it really matters when put in context with what is happening over there, but obviously would be a shame.)

This season promises to be just as entertaining as last season, with multiple drivers and teams targeting not only race wins, but the F1 crown itself.

So who will start the season as they mean to go on? Will Formula One’s youngest World Champion Sebastian Vettel get his title defence under way in style? Or will McLaren’s British dream team get off to a flyer?

Our first ever front page poll asks exactly that question: Who will win the Bahrain Grand Prix?

So far your tip for the win is Fernando Alonso with 34% of the vote.

Joining him on the podium according to our votes will be Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel who have taken 19% of the vote so far.

To vote, simply login using your Vital Network username and make your prediction!

We will be running a prediction vote ahead of every race this season, so it will be interesting to see just how accurate (or not) our predictions are!

While I’m here let me quickly take this opportunity to also announce our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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