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Bahrain GP fate likely by Tuesday

Updated: February 20, 2011, 2:59 PM ET
Associated Press

MANAMA, Bahrain -- Formula One's season-opening grand prix in Bahrain could be in jeopardy as newly emboldened protesters in Manama call for the royal family to scrap what they see as a costly vanity project, though the race also is the Gulf island's premier international event.

Demonstrations shaking the Arab world have put F1 smack in the middle of a power struggle in the small kingdom and U.S. ally, and those trying to oust the island's dynasty know they have an important political tool ...

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