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Topic - The Bahrain Grand Prix
Staging a Formula One race _ or other major sporting event _ is a quick way for a country with a "tainted brand" to improve its image, according to a leading executive of the motorsport series.
Nico Rosberg will use his frustration from the Bahrain Grand Prix for motivation when he starts the Spanish Grand Prix from pole position Sunday.
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday, finishing ahead of Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull and Fernando Alonso of Ferrari.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso recovered from a spin Saturday to post the fastest lap in the third and final Formula One practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is quickly emerging as the most likely candidate to end the recent dominance of Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel.
Having ended a 12-race drought with a dominant victory in China, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is quickly emerging as the most likely candidate to end Sebastian Vettel's dominance.
Formula One returns this week to Bahrain, casting the spotlight on a series that has defied criticism to race on while a bloody political crisis has engulfed one of the West's most important allies in the region.
Formula One returns this week to Bahrain, casting the spotlight on an event that has defied criticism while a bloody political crisis has engulfed one of the West's most important allies in the region.
From London to Sochi to Rio de Janeiro, the deadly bomb attacks on the Boston Marathon raised new concerns Tuesday over safety at major sports events around the world, including the Olympics and World Cup.
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Tuesday ruled out a 20th race on the 2013 calendar, putting an end to speculation that Turkey or another European country is in line to host a Grand Prix this year.
Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone said he's not worried about Bahrain once again hosting a Formula One race despite ongoing clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters.
Two-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for the first time this season on Saturday at the Bahrain Grand Prix, where security remains tight amid expectations of anti-government protests.
Lewis Hamilton edged Sebastian Vettel in first practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.
A hackers group has claimed responsibility for a denial-of-service attack on the official Formula One website in protest over the running of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.
For Bahrain's embattled rulers, the return of the Formula One race is a chance to rebuild their credibility on the world stage amid the longest-running clashes of the Arab Spring.