20 April 2012 Last updated at 14:25

Bahrain protests nothing to do with F1 - Ecclestone

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the protests in Bahrain have nothing to do with F1.

He suggests it may be "a little bit silly" to put the race on and give the protestors "such an incredible platform" to talk to the world's media.

Ecclestone adds that he would he happy to accompany any nervous teams in their vehicles on the way back to their hotels, without any extra security, this evening.

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