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FIA: F1 Bahrain GP to go ahead

Updated: April 12, 2012, 8:24 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Formula One's governing body said the Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite ongoing political instability in the country and threats by some groups to disrupt the event.

In a statement issued early Friday, the FIA said: "Based on the current information the FIA has at this stage, it is satisfied that all the proper security measures are in place.

"Therefore, the FIA confirms that the 2012 Gulf Air F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain will go ahead as scheduled."

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