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Ecclestone wanted to salvage Bahrain

Because of deliberate rejection: Bernie Ecclestone has been trying to finish to stage the Grand Prix of Bahrain later this year.

Bernie Ecclestone has in Bahrain affair apparently wrong card played:
Already on Wednesday, he had a 'BBC' interview indicated in that it the Grand Prix, despite the decision of the FIA Motorsport World Council on the preceding Friday would like to cancel, but he apparently tried in truth all we can to save the new date.

This is at least clear from a chronology published by the FIA ​​on the case of Bahrain. According to Ecclestone on Thursday, when a rejection became clear long ago, have suggested that India, as originally scheduled on 30 October unsubscribe, Bahrain for it until 4 December. The FIA ​​responded indicated that according with the request to determine whether teams in Bahrain and the organizers would agree.

Yesterday, finally had enough of the Bahrainis then theater last week and sat with on his own initiative decided upon cancellation an end to the affair. Ecclestone suggested the FIA before then, the original calendar (India on October 30, not a Bahrain-date) to return. This is later than 14 June by the World Council Faxabstimmung be finalized.

According to Max Mosley in 2011, the Bahrainis, the event fee of EUR 25 million bandied probably already paid to Ecclestone. If this is true, it is unclear whether they can claim back the money because they have announced the cancellation, not by an outside party were forced to ...


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