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MARCH 20, 2003

Bahrain sends heavy-hitters to Malaysia

Sheik Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, the President of Bahrain's Organisation of Youth and Sport and the main player in the country's planned F1 event, will be in Malaysia this weekend along with key staff from the Bahrain project, including Gordon Calder, the project manager of the circuit, Elie Semaan, Technical Director of the Bahrain Motor Federation and Khalid Abdul Rahim, the chairman of the main Bahrain Racing Circuit contractor Cybarco-WCT.

The Bahrain Parliament has now confirmed that the funding of the project is agreed and work continues. The track is due to be finished on March 7, 2004.