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Ecclestone certain Bahrain will be fine

Bernie Ecclestone again speaks up in defence of the Bahrain Grand Prix
Bernie Ecclestone says he is 100 per cent certain that the Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead as planned after tickets went on sale for the race earlier this week.

The 2011 race was canned due to political unrest in the Gulf State, with questions being raised about whether a return this season was a good idea given continued unrest in recent months.

However, having long insisted that there was no reason why the race couldn't go ahead, Ecclestone has again reitereated that he event is very much on and said he didn't foresee any issues occurring.

"Nobody is saying we're not going or we don't want to go or anything,” he was quoted by Reuters. “Everybody is quite positive.

"I've told all the teams it's no problem at all, I'm absolutely 100 percent sure we'll go there and there will be no problem.”

Ecclestone added that he was already confident that authorities would be taking extra measures to ensure increased levels of security around the F1 event.

"I am sure that the people there will make sure [security is high] just in case there's a problem,” he said. “I am sure there will not be a problem."


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Lawrence - Unregistered

February 24, 2012 2:09 AM

@richard, @theyank, Oh Please!!! The Bahrain GP is a Total JOKE!!! Less than 5000 Spectators show up, and they're personal guests of the Royal Family. Do NOT care about the Political Aspect!!!! Reinstate the Turkish GP. Oh, I Guess it comes down to Bernie UBER AllES



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