Bahrain Cancels Opening Race of 2011 Season

Bahrain Grand Prix organizers have announced that the event will not host the opening round of the 2011 Formula 1 season, after weeks of uncertainty following political unrest in the country. The decision was finally confirmed by the track organisers on Monday afternoon.The Crown Prince informed Bernie Ecclestone of the decision by telephone earlier today. “At the present time the countrys entire attention is focused on building a new national dialogue for Bahrain,” said Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.

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