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Bahrain International Circuit Names 1st Corner After F1 Star Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher will give his name to the first corner of the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain, according to the track chairman Zayed Al Zayani. Speaking on the final day of pre-season testing in the Gulf, Al Zayani told press that the blessing of Schumacher's family had been sought before the gesture—the German remains in a medically-induced coma after a skiing accident at the end of 2013. Autosport were amongst those who carried Al Zayani's quotes: With the support of his family, it is a great privilege to be able to honour arguably the greatest racing driver in the history of F1 and someone who the people of Bahrain hold close to their hearts. From his first appearance at the BIC in 2004, he immediately became an in...

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