Bahrain Grand Prix

LOOK: Hamilton Completes Back-To-Back Wins In Bahrain (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton knows he has to improve despite conjuring a victory to savour at the end of one of the Bahrain Grand Prix. One of Formula 1's grande...

LOOK: Celebrate Jenson Button's 250 GP With 250 Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport

Jenson Button will reach a major milestone on Sunday when he becomes only the fifth man in Formula 1 history to start 250 grands prix. Britain's 10...

F1: Change Is For the Better

Tim Goodchild | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

We are at the beginning of a new era. In each of the time periods above, F1 has been the star of the show and even in moments of domination the sport has grown from strength to strength. What other sports out there have such huge rule changes year to year?

Bahrain: The Bigger Picture

Salman Al Jalahma | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics
Salman Al Jalahma

In reality, Bahrain has an extremely complex political and societal fabric that needs to be understood. The vast spectrum of opinions consequently led to the formation of 21 political societies, all whose voices need to be considered to ensure change by consensus.

Vettel Wins Bahrain Grand Prix (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Sport

Sebastian Vettel described his performance as "flawless, seamless" and "pretty dominant" after racing to his second win of the season at the Bahrain G...

Bahrain Police Question British TV Crew

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK

A British TV crew were held and questioned at a police station in Bahrain as they filmed ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix. The ITV team of five had tra...

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...

Bahrain Grand Prix To Go Ahead Despite Weekend Of Protests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Sport

The Bahraini government has said it is "confident" today's Grand Prix will not be disrupted by continuing clashes between pro-democracy demonstrators ...

Tensions Rev Up In Bahrain After Protester's Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK

Pressure on the Formula One authorities continued to build on Saturday as a man was found dead following clashes with police in Bahrain. It has bee...

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.

PICTURES: Demonstrations Intensify Ahead Of Sunday's Race

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The body of a man has been found following clashes between protesters and police overnight in Bahrain. The victim had been shot, according to activis...

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 ...

Bahrain Grand Prix Should Be Cancelled, Says Ed Miliband

Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics

Labour leader Ed Miliband today urged David Cameron to add his voice to calls for the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Miliband said that it...

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...

The Bahrain Grand Prix: Another Case of Burying Heads in the Sand?

David Hobbs | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Mike Gatting famously demonstrated some jaw-dropping naivety 22 years ago when, on the eve of a rebel England cricket tour to South Africa in 1990, he revealed: "I don't know much about how apartheid works but one way to find out is by going there."

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...

Labour MP Calls For Bahrain Grand Prix Rethink

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Politics

Pressure was mounting on the motorsport authorities today to reconsider the decision to go ahead with this year's Bahrain Grand Prix. MP Richard Bu...

Time to Rethink the Bahrain Grand Prix

Richard Burden | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

Damon Hill is right to call on the governing body of motor sport to rethink its decision to go ahead with this year's Bahrain Grand Prix. I say that as someone who is a motor sport nut as well as an MP with a keen interest in the Middle East.

Bahrain Grand Prix Goes Ahead Despite Weekend Of Protests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Sport

The Bahrain Grand Prix went ahead on schedule on Sunday despite continuing clashes between pro-democracy demonstrators and security forces. Red Bul...