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Motorsport's governing body has ended uncertainty over the Bahrain Grand Prix by issuing a statement confirming that the Formula One race will go ahead next weekend.

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Maldonado: I'm worth my place on F1 gridupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 12:57:00

Pastor Maldonado, Venezuela's first Formula One driver for 27 years, has told CNN he is not a "pay driver" and is worthy of a place with the Williams team.

Saving an F1 icon: The new Silverstoneupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 08:13:00

Sixty years ago, the world's biggest motorsport series was launched at an old air force bomber station in Britain.

Silverstone unveils new F1 track layoutupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 07:43:00

Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix, has officially unveiled a new circuit that will host both Formula One and MotoGP this year.

Formula 1 chiefs save British Grand Prixupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 09:27:00

Formula 1 will continue to take place in Britain for the next 17 years after a deal was struck between Silverstone's owners and the sport's chief Bernie Ecclestone.

Champion Button looks to the future with Brawnupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 10:51:00

Jenson Button is celebrating his first world championship and already looking forward to repeating his triumph with the Brawn GP team next season.

Kazuki Nakajima: Japan's real speed racerupdated: Thu May 07 2009 05:00:00

Racing dynasties aren't new to motor sports. Former Formula One world champions Damon Hill and Jacques Villeneuve both had fathers with equally illustrious racing pedigrees.

F1's memorable last-race title decidersupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 09:21:00

Formula One has seen a number of last-race world championship deciders down the years.

Extraordinary F1: the final race in picturesupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 06:12:00

The Brazilian Grand Prix had been building for some time as an exciting climax to the season, and what resulted could not have been more dramatic.

F1 drives out black marketupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 09:49:00

Formula One prides itself on authenticity. It's the world's premier motorsport series, where nothing but the very best is good enough.

New boys versus old handsupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 01:40:00

Much has been written this year about Lewis Hamilton versus Fernando Alonso, the rookie versus the double World Champion.

Ahead to Hungary, championship still openupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 08:03:00

This year's Formula 1 season is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in recent history. With seven races remaining, the drivers' championship is still wide open.

Formula 1 celebrated on stamps, collectiblesupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 23:18:00

The Royal Mail, Britain's postal service, has unveiled a range of stamps commemorating some of Britain's most notable Formula 1 drivers, ranging from Stirling Moss in the 1950s to Nigel Mansell in the 1980s.

Of Montrealupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 01:28:00

The first European leg of the season over and done with and it's over to north America, for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and next weekend's United States Grand Prix in Indianapolis.

Kubica quickest in Canada practiceupdated: Fri Jun 23 2006 16:01:00

Robert Kubica added to his pace-setting time earlier on Friday by going quickest in the second free practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Kovalainen handed Renault positionupdated: Fri Dec 02 2005 10:46:00

Formula One champions Renault have confirmed Finland's Heikki Kovalainen as their test and reserve driver for 2006.

'Fastest Indian' set for Formula 1updated: Tue Feb 01 2005 04:45:00

India's Narain Karthikeyan is set to become the first driver from the sub-continent to secure a drive in the Formula One - the pinnacle of motorsport.

Lauda's son Mathias goes up a gearupdated: Tue Feb 17 2004 07:25:00

Austrian Mathias Lauda has moved a step closer to following father and former champion Niki into F1 by securing a drive in this year's F3000 series.

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