@aish: No offence mate, but I don’t see the point of this thread.
1. As much as I agree with the fact that Bahrain should not host a race of any sort in the current climate, let alone F1, I don’t see the reason why Syria – a country that has an ongoing civil war between its people – or North Korea – and its opressive and threatening regime – should be brought into this discussion. Or other countries that are experiencing / potentially experiencing major conflicts at the moment. This shouldn’t be a laughing matter…
2. The next stupid place to hold an F1 race is, without doubt, Thailand. A country that has next-to-0 racing pedigree and has seen multiple uprisings against the regime and law enforcement in the past years…same as Bahrain. But I’m afraid if Bernie wants to race in Thailand, he will.
3. We already have another two stupid places to hold a race on the calendar. South Korea and India. From a “lack of interest towards motorsport” point of view, there’s nothing to suggest these events should take place.
The end. The rest of it is simple mockery and whether that’s directed at Bernie or not, I find it to be far from appropriate.