Bahrain Grand Prix Officially Cancelled

Bahrain Grand Prix Officially Cancelled
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Well, they did it. The organizers for the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix have canceled the Formula One race, citing the criticism from fans and teams alike as the catalyst. “It has been made clear that this fixture cannot progress and we fully respect that decision,” said Zayed R Alzayani, chairman for the Bahrain International Circuit. “We… Continue Reading...

Formula One To Vote On Bahrain Race

Formula One To Vote On Bahrain Race
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Formula One’s governing body is planning to reconsider the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix and cast a revote among all teams, after its former president and one of its top drivers called for F1 to cancel the event among continued unrest. “The way things are at the moment, we have no idea what is going to… Continue Reading...

Former F1 Chief Max Mosley Speaks Out Against Bahrain Race

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Former F1 Chief Max Mosley Speaks Out Against Bahrain Race
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F1’s former chief commandant Max Mosley has joined Red Bull pilot Mark Webber in speaking up against the FIA’s decision to race in Bahrain this October, claiming that it is a mistake that “will eventually cost Formula One dear.” “By agreeing to race there, Formula One becomes complicit in what has happened,” said Mosley in… Continue Reading...

F1 Driver Mark Webber Speaks Out Against Racing In Bahrain

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F1 Driver Mark Webber Speaks Out Against Racing In Bahrain
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Even though the FIA has given the go-ahead to add Bahrain to the 2011 schedule, some aren’t so sure it’s a good idea to race in the troubled country—like Mark Webber, driver for the Red Bull F1 team. Webber was “disappointed” in the decision. “My opinion is unchanged since I was first asked about this… Continue Reading...