by Adrian-Liviu Dorofte
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Official postponement of the 2011 edition of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Bahrain


The FIA committee agreed to postpone this year's Bahrain F1 GP, that was supposed to be held in the 11th-13th March weekend, following the decisions taken by the Bahrain Motor Federation and the management team of the Bahrain International Circuit as a consequence of the ongoing social instability in the country. Read the official press statement issued today after the jump!


OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

21/02/2011

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile supports the decision of the Bahrain Motor Federation and the Bahrain International Circuit to postpone the scheduled first Grand Prix of the 2011 season due to be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain on March 11-13.


This decision is the outcome of the close co-operation between the FIA, Formula One Management, the Bahrain Motor Federation and the Bahrain International Circuit.

The FIA is Formula One’s governing body and is responsible for the international calendar as well as all matters of safety relating to the stakeholders involved in Grand Prix racing.


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