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The boy’s out in front?

No way! Just the 6th round of the championship and he’s been on the podium on all the previous rounds. And this is his very first season in F1! The guy is good, pretty good actually to even overshadow “the fluke“! I’ll be glued to the TV screen come 8pm (just in about an hour from now) and cheering the excellent Lewis Hamilton and hoping that I don’t jinx his chances. Actually, come to think of …

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Ah, practice does make perfect

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To me, this is the most appropriate praise for the Bahrain International Circuit:Williams have blamed their decision not to test at the Sakhir circuit during winter testing for their failure to break into the top eight and score points in the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. crash.netWell, people are taking it seriously now… especially when you consider that there are circuits in the circus which are decades older than the BIC. All that is …

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New Colours

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Michael is out of it. So I suppose it’s high time I should be out of my sulking at his departure and get re-involved in the sport I love. Time to snap out of it! I’ve been prevaricating as to who should gain my support henceforth, the Prancing Horse has always been my favourite since I got an interest in F1 simply because of the great strides they have had when Schumi joined the team all …

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Bahrain’s F1 to stay

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The Bahrain Grand Prix extended its contract with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Monday. The original deal with Bahrain, which hosted its first race in 2004, was due to expire in 2008 — but the new contract reportedly runs to 2013. No official details on the length or cost of the deal were available. “Just three years ago Formula One — and motor sport in general — did not have any presence in the region,” …

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Make a loss and attribute it to being a culturual institution!

For something that cost more that BD150 million, making a profit revenues of just over BD5 million in the 2nd year of operation, racking up a loss of BD49 million representing 65% of your paid up capital while giving away BD1.2 million in free tickets must have quite a few warning fog horns blaring. Is anyone listening though? I sure hope so…. And if they are, the first thing that should be done is fire the …

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