FIA says F1 Bahrain GP to go ahead

Apr 13 2012, 10:07 IST
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SummaryThe event got a go-ahead amidst political instability in the country and threats by some groups to disrupt it.

Formula One's governing body, the FIA, says the Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite ongoing political instability in the country and threats by some groups to disrupt the event.

In a statement issued early Friday, the FIA said, “Based on the current information the FIA has at this stage, it is satisfied that all the proper security measures are in place” and that “therefore, the FIA confirms that the 2012 Gulf Air F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain will go ahead as scheduled.”

The race will be held on April 22 at the Sakhir circuit.

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