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Bahrain to name first corner after Schumacher

The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced that it is to name the first corner of the track after Michael Schumacher, following consultation with the seven-time world champion’s family. Schumacher, who won the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix in 2004 and helped with the design of the circuit, including turn one, remains in hospital following his skiing accident at the end of last year.“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,” said Zayed Al Zayani, BIC Chairman.“From his first appearance at the BIC in...
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