Five themes to watch for in Bahrain
While talk about whether F1 should be in Bahrain continues, the main focus will be on on the race tomorrow. Can Vettel win it from pole? And how crucial will tyre management be? Edd Straw explores the themes to watch out for on Sunday
While Formula 1 personnel – the Force India hire car aside – have avoided getting directly caught up in protesters and most claim to have seen nothing concerning, it's clear that the subject dominating international attention is any potential threat to the race and the possibility that protests might escalate.
This was the situation that F1 committed to by putting this race back on the calendar and, privately, few would argue that the right choice wouldn't have been not to schedule it in the first place.
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