Ecclestone could send own inspector to Bahrain

Stephan Heublein

Bernie Ecclestone could send his own envoy to Bahrain as the 2011 race rescheduling saga becomes a political power struggle.

Some commentators have raised eyebrows this week as Ecclestone, F1's chief executive, appeared to be back in step with his old sparring partner Max Mosley in the wake of the FIA's controversial decision to slot Bahrain back into the 2011 calendar.