Bahrain International Circuit chairman Zayed Alzayani on Thursday said that this weekend's Grand Prix will take place in safety, despite fresh protests that have greeted Formula One's arrival in the Gulf kingdom.
A Bahraini masked protester writes graffiti against the upcoming Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix in the village of Jid Ali, on April 17, 2013. Police clashed early Thursday with Shiite protesters staging demonstrations against the motoring event being held this weekend in the Gulf kingdom.
"I personally think it's safe to do the race, there is no problem," he told reporters at the Manama circuit.
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