Michael Schumacher has paid tribute to the organisers of the Bahrain Grand Prix after winning Formula One's first race in the Middle East.
1 M Schumacher (Ferrari)
2 R Barrichello (Ferrari)
3 J Button (BAR)
4 J Trulli (Renault)
5 T Sato (BAR)
6 F Alonso (Renault)
7 R Schumacher (Williams)
8 M Webber (Jaguar)
"Everyone here has done a superb job building a circuit that was very interesting to drive, technically a big challenge," Schumacher said.
"The welcome we had was very warm and it was a very nice experience we all had here."
Schumacher led home team-mate Rubens Barrichello for a Ferrari one-two.