FIA has formally struck the Bahrain Grand Prix off the 2011 calendar and restored India`s inaugural race to its original date.
FIA blamed Ecclestone for furore over reinstatement of Bahrain GP and got it axed again.
In an U-turn, Formula One chief
Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday virtually ruled out the possibility of
Bahrain hosting a race on October 30
Formula One`s governing body has left the door open to a possible U-turn on holding Bahrain GP.
Former motor racing chief Max Mosley added his voice to those opposed to Formula One racing in Bahrain this season.
Bahrain is ready to host the Grand Prix that should have opened the Formula One season.
Bahrain has been given an extension to June 3 to decide whether the country`s postponed Formula One Grand Prix can be rescheduled this year.
Formula One is prepared to give Bahrain more time to decide whether the country`s postponed grand prix can be held this year, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday as a May 1 deadline approached.
The stage is set for one of the most maverick and eagerly anticipated Formula One seasons of the past decade. Yes, the 2011 season will be kick-started with the Australian GP.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone revealed Thursday he is hoping to reschedule the cancelled Bahrain Grand Prix for November, making it the penultimate race of the season.
King Hamad ordered Shiite political prisoners freed in the latest bid to ignite talks to end a standoff with anti-regime protesters.
India`s Karun Chandhok
will make his F1 debut in the season-opening Bahrain Grand
Prix in the last row, while Force India driver Adrian Sutil
will be 10th on the grid here tomorrow.
Fernando Alonso unleashed the pace of his Ferrari in final practice for Sunday’s season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
Formula One should get behind new teams rather than criticising their lack of pace, International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt said on Friday.
Adrian Sutil clocked the fastest time in opening free practice ahead of Sunday’s Bahrain GP.
India’s Karun Chandhok could only watch in frustration on Friday after failing to get out on track for the first practice sessions of his Formula One career.
Germany’s Nico Rosberg stayed ahead of team mate Michael Schumacher to put Mercedes on top of the timesheets in practice for the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.
He may not have driven the requisite 300km to be at the right level of testing experience, but India`s Formula One debutant Karun Chandhok has got his superlicence.
Jenson Button is relishing the prospect of climbing into the Formula One world champion`s number one car for the first time this week.
Whatever happens in next weekend`s Formula One season-opener in Bahrain, Lewis Hamilton expects to keep on smiling.
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