Mosley hits out at decision to reinstate Bahrain

Former FIA President Max Mosley has taken the same stance as Red Bull driver Mark Webber over the restored Bahrain Grand Prix, claiming the decision to set a new date for the event is a ‘mistake’. A unanimous vote at a World Motor Sport Council gathering on Friday resulted in the race being rescheduled for ...

Mark Webber Not Happy With Bahrain Decision

Mark Webber Not Happy With Bahrain Decision
Mark’s thoughts on yesterday’s announcement to reschedule the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix “My opinion is unchanged since I was first asked about this in late February. Even though a decision has been made, I’ll be highly surprised if the Bahrain Grand Prix goes ahead this year.” Mark Webber not happy with FIA decision Photo by: ...

Bahrain Unrest

MikeGascoyne    GP2 race has been cancelled in Bahrain. Big uncertainty about testing there next week. Hope our GP2 guys get home safely

Ecclestone concerned about strife in Bahrain

Bernie Ecclestone on Tuesday refused to say the 2011 season opener in Bahrain next month will not be called off due to strife in the island Kingdom. Inspired by recent anti-government revolts in Egypt and Tunisia, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are clashing with riot police armed with tear gas and batons, and three people have ...

Pirelli concludes final test of the season

Formula One’s new tyre supplier Pirelli completed a five-day test in Bahrain just before Christmas, the circuit that will host the opening round of 2011. Pedro de la Rosa and Romain Grosjean were behind the wheel of a Toyota TF109. In Bahrain De la Rosa and Grosjean completed nearly 3,000 kilometres over the five days ...

Circuit Profile: Bahrain Sakhir

Lap Distance: 3.914miles/6.2620km Lap Record: Fernando Alonso 1m58.287 Race Distance: 191.786miles/306.8580km Number of Laps: 49   Formula 1 entered uncharted territory when it came to Bahrain for its first ever event in the Middle East in 2004. Both Bernie Ecclestone and FIA president Max Mosley had long been keen to push the sport beyond its ...