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Bahrain F1 circuit names Turn 1 after Schumacher

_72009469_020458214Bahrain International Circuit organisers have announced that the Sakhir circuit’s Turn One is to be renamed in honour of seven-time F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher from the 2014 F1 season onwards.

The German, who remains in a coma at the Grenoble Hospital after following his skiing accident at the end of last year, Circuit chairman Zayed Al Zayani says Schumi’s family has given the renaming their blessing.

“Michael’s family would like to thank the Bahrain International Circuit for this gesture, acknowledging Michael’s achievements in Formula 1 and interest in the BIC circuit design,” Sabine Kehm, Schumacher’s long-time manager, explained in a statement.

“We take it as recognition for his passion for motorsport. I am convinced Michael will love the idea and feel very honoured about having a BIC corner named after him.”

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