Bahrain Gp

United Risk Row Over Denis Law's Bahrain Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United have run the risk of a political row after it emerged club legend Denis Law would be visiting Bahrain to attend the Reds's latest so...

Goverment 'Logic' Condemned Over Bahrain GP Inaction

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

The government has been sharply criticised for refusing to back a boycott of the Bahrain Grand Prix over human rights concerns, despite implementing i...

The Crown Prince and the Comedian: When Salman met Bernie

David Hobbs | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

There was some eloquent PR spin from Crown Prince Salman al-Khalifa as he took a leisurely stroll around the Sakhir circuit paddock with F1's boss, Bernie Ecclestone. Both were mobbed by reporters naturally hungry for comment on the political-cum-social-cum-sporting situation (or fiasco depending on your point of view) in the kingdom, but only one of them really made an effort to answer the questions and offer valid thoughts on Bahrain's problems.

Cameron Resists Pressure To Call For Grand Prix Cancellation

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

David Cameron has resisted pressure to call for the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix, insisting it was a matter for the Formula One authorities ...

Force India Formula 1 Team Witness Petrol Bomb Attack In Bahrain

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

Members of the Force India Formula 1 team were caught up in a petrol bomb attack in Bahrain on Wednesday. One of the team members has returned home...

Yates Of The Yard - Bahrain GP Security Not Guaranteed

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

John Yates, the former Metropolitan Police officer who resigned over the phone-hacking scandal, has admitted security cannot be guaranteed at the week...

Ecclestone Under Fire From Hunger-Striker's Wife Over Bahrain GP

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been accused of "ignoring" the plight of a jailed Bahraini activist who has been on hunger strike for two month...

Bahrain Grand Prix Sends Out 'Wrong Signals'

Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Politics

Formula One chiefs have been urged by Labour to cancel this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix amid continued clashes between police and anti-government pro...

'Idiots Everywhere In The World' - Bahrain F1 Official Defends Race's Green Light

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Sport

The Bahrain International Circuit chairman has defended the decision for this weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix to go ahead, because there are "idiots ev...

Should Bahrain GP Be Given The Green Light?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Sport

FIA have given the green light for Bahrain to stage next weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix. Speculation has been rife all week that the Gulf state eve...

F1 Teams Expect Bahrain GP To Be Cancelled

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Sport

Several Formula 1 teams expect next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix to be cancelled amid security concerns. Civil unrest has thrown the event into dou...