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Bahrain Grand Prix called off

Updated: February 21, 2011, 3:08 PM ET
Associated Press

MANAMA, Bahrain -- The crown prince of Bahrain called off Formula One's season-opening race Monday, handing another victory to protesters aiming to break the ruling dynasty's stranglehold on power in the Gulf kingdom.

Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa owns the rights to the grand prix and serves as commander of the armed forces in an island country were at least eight protesters have been killed in a week of unrest.

Angry protesters, who see the Bahrain GP as particularly ...

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