F1 Fansite

F1 News

Bahrain violence returns to F1 headlines

Posted on by with 0 Comments
Sergio Perez, McLaren MP4-28 at Bahrain
Sergio Perez, McLaren MP4-28 at Bahrain
Bahrain violence returns to F1 headlines

Fernando Alonso Ferrari F138 at Bahrain

With equipment already in the pitlane and the crucial second test set to begin on Wednesday, Bahrain’s security issues have returned to the F1 headlines.

Last Friday, as protesters marked the three-year anniversary of the start of the island Kingdom’s civil troubles, three policeman were injured by an explosion, and one later died.

The incident reportedly occurred about 30 kilometres from the F1 track.

The state news agency quoted Bahrain’s defence chairman Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa as saying the incident was due to statements made by Iran’s supreme leader Ali Kahamenei, “as if he promised them (protesters) of an imminent Iranian intervention”.

Please share this article & subscribe to our FREE weekly F1 Newsletter

PinIt

Latest F1 News posts:

See older posts in our F1 News Archive »

Free F1 Newsletter

Early Booking Discounts on F1 Tickets

Buy F1 tickets cheaper at F1-Fansite.com '14 & '15 Formula 1 Season Early Booking Discounts are:
F1 Grand Prix
Discount

Book F1 Tickets USA F1 GP USA Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Singapore F1 GP Singapore Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Spanish F1 GP Spain 2015 -20%
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Monaco F1 GP Monaco '15 Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Canadian F1 GP Canada '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Austria F1 GP Austria '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Austria F1 GP Hungary '15 -25% Book Now
Buy F1 MerchandiseBuy F1 Merchandise of your favourite driver or team.
Online Broker Compare