Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has told Sky Sports that all of the team bosses are happy with the decision to go ahead with the Bahrain Grad Prix. He said: "This race is on the calendar and been on the calendar for quite a long time. We will be there. All the teams are happy to be there."
Demonstrators hurled petrol bombs during nightly clashes with the police who responded by firing teargas and rubber bullets.
Crowds of protesters hurled petrol bombs at police who fired tear gas back in Bahrain on Saturday on the eve of the Grand Prix.
Protesters have clashed with police in Bahrain as F1 bosses remained defiant and the country's leaders refused to "empower extremists."