More than 100 jobs are to be created as a result of a decision by world-leading race helmet manufacturer Bell Racing Helmets to relocate its global research and development and manufacturing operations to Bahrain.
The prospect of seeing Sebastian Vettel beaten for the first time since last July is just one of the many novelties Sunday's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix promises to deliver.
Just how much trouble Vettel
Almost 330 tonnes of specialist racing equipment will arrive on Bahrain's shores ahead of next month's Formula One.
The Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix will take place from April 4 to 6 at the Bahrain International Circuit (BI
Sebastian Vettel won the floodlit Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by a massive margin on Sunday to chalk up his seventh successive victory and equal the longest winning streak in Formula One's modern era.
Red Bull's four times world
Bahrain will host the fifth of 21 races on the 2014 Formula One World Championship, said the motorsport's governing body the International Automobile Federation (FIA).
According to the FIA draft calendar issued for next season
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) yesterday announced the launch of a specialised "micro-site" that offers information on the upcoming Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
The site, imagineyourmoment.com.bh, gives racing fans
Temperatures could soar as high as 40C during the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix set to take place next month, an expert has warned.
The event takes place on April 19, 20 and 21 at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).
With more than 93 per cent of tickets to the 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix sold, and fewer than 3,000 tickets remaining for purchase, Yas Marina Circuit is urging fans to purchase tickets now.
With a fourth co