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Policeman killed in Bahrain 'terrorist' attack

2014-12-09 11:44

One policeman has been killed in a “terrorist” attack in a Shiite town in Bahrain, which has been rocked by a wave of violence, the interior ministry says.

Bahrain cop killed in 'terrorist' blast

2014-07-05 08:40

A police officer has died in a "terrorist" blast in a Shi'ite-populated village in the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom of Bahrain, an interior ministry official has said.

Unpaid F1 drivers threaten to strike?

2014-04-15 15:20

Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg Formula 1 drivers are threatening to strike.

McLaren to replace Button?

2014-04-14 09:52

McLaren could oust Jenson Button at the end of 2014 and replace him with the team's young development driver talent.

Williams 'weakness' revealed

2014-04-11 10:41

'Sometimes, what we gain on straights we lose in corners," driver Valtteri Bottas believes that the first three races of the 2014 Formula 1 season has revealed Williams' 'weakness'.

McLaren fumes over Bulls' aero boss

2014-04-10 12:02

McLaren and Red Bull have locked horns over the appointment of the defending champion team's new aerodynamics boss.

Ferrari struggles in Bahrain

2014-04-10 08:41

Ferrari abandoned the second and final day of post-race testing in Bahrain. The reason? The team ended its test prematurely 'as a precautionary measure'.

Marko: 'Hard work to catch up to Merc'

2014-04-09 09:32

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is confident his team will catch front-runners Mercedes but adviser Helmut Marko says they'll need "more than a stroke of genius" to do so.

Rosberg fastest in Bahrain testing

2014-04-09 08:29

Nico Rosberg returned to the scene of Sunday's thrilling Bahrain Formula 1 GP to post the quickest time in the first of two days of testing at the Sakhir circuit.

Merc calls for stricter F1 fuel limits

2014-04-08 08:54

'Maybe next year it should be 95kg for the race?' That's Mercedes' F1 technical head Paddy Lowe's view about the idea that F1 should strive for greater fuel economy in 2015.

Force India: New power in F1

2014-04-07 13:55

Force India celebrated third place for driver Sergio Perez and fifth for team mate Nico Hulkenberg at the 2014 Bahrain GP. The new V6 hybrid era has allowed the team to trump superteams McLaren, Ferrari , Red Bull!

Montezemolo turns his back on Ferrari

2014-04-07 12:47

A disappointed Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo showed no excitement towards what is being lauded as Formula 1's best race since the start of the 2014 season.

Bernie: Merc can lead F1 changes

2014-04-07 10:22

'Mercedes shouldn't be punished for doing a good job.' That's F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone's view as the sport considers changing rules to to placate disappointed fans.

New US teams accepted for F1

2014-04-07 10:22

Two new F1 teams could give F1 a different dynamic. F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone et al have agreed that two new team can join - time will tell whether they will actually do so.

Pastor punished for Sauber flight

2014-04-07 08:22

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has emerged as the bad boy of the 2014 Bahrain Formula 1 GP for causing Sauber's Estaban Gutierrez' car to flip and crash spectacularly..

Merc slams F1 engine rules changes

2014-04-07 08:22

'Well, sorry, they didn't do their job the way we have. I find this whole discussion absurd.' Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff slammed any attempt to change Formula 1 rules after three races in 2014.

Lewis, Nico keep Merc's star shining

2014-04-05 10:09

The Mercedes corporate star took on an even brighter shine during second timed practice ahead of the 2014 Bahrain Formula 1 GP on Saturday with a 1-2 finish.

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-04 10:56

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’.

Perez: 'Sepang my real start to 2014'

2014-04-04 10:47

F1 driver Sergio Perez is ready to put his slow start to the 2014 Formula 1 season behind him in Bahrain.

Lewis, Nico: 'Team mates, not friends'

2014-04-04 10:36

Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg say their relationship as team mates is likely to be tested this season as they battle for the F1 title.

F1 fuel row: Renault mods to blame?

2014-04-04 09:50

Renault-powered Red Bull believes F1's fuel-flow sensor is unreliable. However a report reveals that Red Bull's woes could be caused by its own after-market modifications...

Vettel: 'Bahrain will be Merc's race'

2014-04-04 08:55

Has Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel lost faith in his team and his beloved Suzy? The reigning champion already expects his Mercedes to dominate this weekend's 2014 Bahrain GP.

Ferrari, Bernie want F1 rule changes

2014-04-04 08:55

Ferrari fans are "unhappy" with the new era of F1 as a team poll of 50 000 fans reveal '83% are disappointed'. What's more, Lewis Hamilton commented 'blah, blah blah'... seriously, that's the Mercedes ace official response!

Hat trick for Merc in Bahrain?

2014-04-03 08:17

The Bahrain GP will be different in 2014. Teams will now have to battle it out under a floodlit Sakhir circuit. Mercedes is looking for its third win in 2014.

Frentzen: 'F1 needs spice up'

2014-04-02 13:13

'A bit more fuel and a drill to spice up the 2014 F1 season?' Or does the FIA need to go back to the drawing board?

 

Bahrain orders US diplomat to leave

2014-07-07 21:23

Bahrain has ordered a top US diplomat to leave the country after he met with a leading Shi'ite opposition group.

F1 to scrap pre-season Bahrain test

2014-06-09 08:21

As cost-cutting becomes a high priority for teams, Formula 1 will not be returning to Bahrain for pre-season testing in 2015.

Unpaid F1 drivers threaten to strike?

2014-04-15 08:47

Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg... Formula 1 drivers are threatening to strike if teams do not pay them.

F1 to turn up the volume in China?

2014-04-11 11:51

Formula 1's three engine-makers will discuss how to turn up the volume of controversial turbo V6s ahead of the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Merc suggests "sound amplification"...

F1 analysis: Merc's duelling drivers

2014-04-10 16:09

The rivalry between Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain but what Formula 1 fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

Grosjean slams 'unacceptable' Renault

2014-04-10 09:58

Lotus Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean's patience with engine supplier Renault is waning as he calls the team's predicament "unacceptable".

Haas still unsure of F1 welcome

2014-04-09 13:39

Owner of Haas Automation Gene Haas has revealed he is yet to be notified officially that he will be let in as F1's newest team owner in 2015.

Sirotkin needs bigger shoes for F1

2014-04-09 08:29

Russia's Sergey Sirotkin had a tough time during Formula 1 testing with Sauber in Bahrain - he needed bigger shoes to qualify for a super-licence. His shoes were a bit tight, too!

Merc calls for stricter F1 fuel limits

2014-04-08 10:51

'Maybe next year it should be 95kg for the race?' That's Mercedes' F1 technical head Paddy Lowe's view.

Montezemolo turns his back on Ferrari

2014-04-07 14:19

A disappointed Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo turned his back on the F1 team leaving before the race ended.

Pastor punished for Sauber flight

2014-04-07 13:00

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has emerged as the bad boy of the 2014 Bahrain Formula 1 GP for causing Sauber's Estaban Gutierrez' car to flip and crash spectacularly..

Merc slams F1 engine rules changes

2014-04-07 10:45

'Well, sorry, they didn't do their job the way we have. I find this whole discussion absurd.' Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff slammed any attempt to change Formula 1 rules after three races in 2014.

Todt scraps plans for budget cap

2014-04-07 10:22

Formula 1's governing body has announced that plans for a 2015 budget cap have been chopped because the six major teams opposed them - causing dismay for financially struggling teams.

How the mighty Montezemolo humbled

2014-04-07 08:38

‘We can't be happy with our performance,’ said Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, ninth in the 2014 Bahrain GP. The brand has been humbled in each of the season's first three races.

Force India scales F1 heights

2014-04-07 08:22

Force India driver Sergio Perez savored a third place finish in Bahrain and said, 'it means a lot it's a very special podium'.

Bahrain 2014: Final qualifying update

2014-04-05 18:36

Formula 1 championship leader Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole on Saturday for Sunday's 2014 Bahrain GP.

Bahrain first practice: All the times

2014-04-04 14:50

Duel in the Desert - Formula 1 is on the island of Bahrain in the Perisan Gulf this weekend for the annual race at Sakhir outside Manama, the harbourside capital.UPDATED!

Ferrari, Bernie want F1 rule changes

2014-04-04 10:56

Ferrari fans are "unhappy" with the new era of F1 as a team poll of 50 000 fans reveal '83% are disappointed'.

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-04 10:40

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’. .

Hamilton to tifosi: 'New F1 is not boring'

2014-04-04 10:30

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has defended the new F1 V6 era, especially to the former front-runners. Does his team's winning streak have anything to do with it...?

Perez: 'Sepang my real start to 2014'

2014-04-04 08:57

F1 driver Sergio Perez is ready to put his slow start to the 2014 Formula 1 season behind him in Bahrain.

Williams: 'We made the wrong call'

2014-04-04 08:55

'Our fans expect us to let our drivers race, and that's the overriding disappointment.' Deputy team boss Claire Williams has said 'Sorry!' to fans and Felipe Massa for 'team orders' at the '14 Malaysian GP.

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-03 11:30

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’. What’s more, he says he's struggling with the 2014 car.

Bahrain to light up for Merc duel

2014-04-02 15:30

The spotlights, all 5000 of them, will be on Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton on Sunday when Bahrain adds another novel twist to an already changed Formula 1 - the first night race at the Sakhir circuit.

Frentzen: 'F1 needs spice up'

2014-04-02 10:47

'A bit more fuel and a drill to spice up the 2014 F1 season?' Or does the FIA need to go back to the drawing board?

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