The biggest threat to the Bahrain Grand Prix wasn't terrorism; it was British Formula One journalists.
"They'll never run it," said one in Melbourne, "it's just too dangerous."
"Yeah, I agree," continued another, "what the hell were they thinking when they put a race in the Middle East? It's asking for trouble; they might as well have painted a large target and erected a sign saying 'aim here'."
"Your boss isn't coming, is she?" another asked me. "Having an Israeli there will make us all targets." Continue