Bernie Ecclestone made a late bid to save the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Disrupted practice sessions make it hard to see who’s fast in Canada.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the Canadian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso was quickest while three other drivers crashed.
Pedro de la Rosa will partner Kamui Kobayashi at Sauber in Canada.
Follow the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix second practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
The F1 cars lapped 2.5 seconds quicker than they did in last year’s first practice session.
Nico Rosberg set the pace in the first practice session as Sebastian Vettel crashed.
Follow the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix first practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
Pictures from Thursday at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
In the round-up: F1 team principals criticise the handling of the Bahrain affair.
The Bahrain Grand Prix organisers say they “will not pursue the rescheduling of a race” in 2011.