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Bahrain F1 cancellation rumours denied

Manama, March 29, 2012

Motorsport's governing body Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) has denied having plans to cancel next month's Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

FIA communications director Norman Howell dismissed rumours that the organisation was planning to issue a statement effectively calling off the event.

"There is no truth whatsoever to the rumours indicating the FIA will be issuing a statement regarding F1 not going to Bahrain," he told yesterday.

The website on Tuesday quoted sources saying the statement was being prepared.

The Grand Prix is being held on April 20, 21 and 22 at the Bahrain International Circuit. – TradeArabia News Service

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