Manama - Romain Grosjean finished third position at the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday, April 22, 2012. Lotus team rider claimed that was surprised with his first podium achievement.
Grosjean finished behind Sebastian Vettel and his teammate, Kimi Raikkonen, the race which took place at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday (04/22/2012) night. He had been in second place, behind Vettel, before being overtaken by Raikkonen at mid-race.
For Grosjean, it is a remarkable result. Earlier, at the China Grand Prix, he was getting his first points in Formula 1 after finishing in sixth.
"It feels incredible," he said.
"I am very proud of my team, for what they've done. We knew we had a good car, but I think we were surprised with our position."
"I think our car is very competitive and we deserve to be happy for what we've done," he said.
Grosjean with his finish in third place, making Renault-engined cars dominated the podium. Previously, a similar thing has done by the Mercedes-engine cars in China GP.