Jun.3 (GMM) All signs point to 'yes' on Friday after the FIA sat in Barcelona to deliberate a new date for the 2011 Bahrain grand prix.
Amid logistical and political concerns up and down the pitlane, a Bahraini government official 'Tweeted' that the World Motor Sport Council is in the process of rubber-stamping a new date for a race this year in the troubled island Kingdom."FIA finalising date now," said Sheikh Fawaz al-Khalifa, head of the information affairs authority.The news is not yet official but Bernie Ecclestone denied as he arrived in Spain in the morning that the decision will be about the $40 million race fee."Nothing to do with money at all. Nothing, in any shape or form," the 80-year-old told Reuters.