The Bahrain Circuit has named a corner after Michael Schumacher, who remains in a medically induced coma after suffering head injuries in a skiing accident. Continue Reading...
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Anonymous, famous for wreaking havoc on credit card companies, major financial institutions and other business titans, is now targeting Formula 1 racing. Its attacks are based on disapproval around how the Bahrain regime is treating its citizens, even while a major sporting event takes place. Certain members of the Force India F1 team have already… Continue Reading...
Last year, civil unrest and rioting caused the Kingdom of Bahrain to withdraw from hosting the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix. One year later, Formula 1 returns to Bahrain despite remaining political instability. Authorities gave their word to assure the safety of the visiting Formula 1 community, promising to provide an enormous security presence for the event. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading...
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’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...
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...
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...
Due to the ongoing protests in Bahrain, F1 officials have officially pulled the plug on the Bahrain Grand Prix, originally scheduled for March 13th. F1’s governing body, the FIA, and its president Bernie Ecclestone have decided to “postpone” the opening race of the 2011 season, instead starting in Melbourne, Australia on March 27th. A new date… Continue Reading...
Recently, Chevrolet introduced updated variants of the Corvette for Middle Eastern consumption, changes include a Grand Sport model with the dual mode exhaust system as standard (it’s optional on the base car in this region), along with two new paint colors. Continue Reading...
Look, when the BMW X6 was first announced we all scratched our heads. Don’t deny it, you did too. The X3 and the X5 have their place in the market, but the X6 is an oddity. Now we’re starting to feel wrong about judging this book by its cover. The X6 M has truly reshaped… Continue Reading...
Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th, McLaren will unveil its next exotic, the MP4-12C. The name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but it has an historical significance, namely, that it has the name MP4 name as all of the McLaren race cars. In an interview with the Times of London ahead of the vehicle’s debut creator… Continue Reading...