I can't think of anything much more boring than the Bahrain Grand Prix. I watched the race from hospital alongside my good friend Professor Sid Watkins and I have to say I wasn't impressed. The concern is that we could miss out on a fantastic season of motor racing. There are so many great drivers in competitive cars but it is near impossible for them to actually race against each other.

Frankly, I think the FIA and the constructors should do something about it. Fundamentally they need to put an end to Formula One's dependency on….. click here to read the rest of Stirling's thoughts on ESPN F1.