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Mosley:  Bahrain would be a PR disaster
Max Mosley
Max Mosley says if he was still president of the FIA, F1 would "go to Bahrain over my dead body."

On Friday, the FIA's World Motor Sport Council will decide whether or not the Bahrain GP will be rescheduled for later this season.

The race, which was expected to take place in March, was postponed due to political unrest within the island kingdom.

However, Mosley says reinstating Bahrain would be a very poor PR move for Formula One.

"If I was president today, Formula One would go to Bahrain over my dead body. It cannot happen," Mosley told ESPNF1.

"The grand prix will be used to paint a picture of Bahrain that will be false.

"They will be attempting to use the grand prix to support what they are doing, almost using Formula One as an instrument of repression.

"There is only one reason Formula One is in Bahrain and that is a political reason.

"To go will be a public-relations disaster and sponsors will want their liveries removed."

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