Bahrain Anti Government Protests

Dear F1: It's Not Me, It's You

Tim Querengesser | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada
Tim Querengesser

I'd like to publicly announce the immediate dumping of my formerly loved sport. By believing F1 could race in Bahrain this past weekend without endorsing an authoritarian regime and its violent repression of a pro-democracy movement, Bernie Ecclestone, the billionaire British owner, inserted the sport into the centre of the ongoing Arab Spring, and even helped to re-ignite it.