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Fearful Force India could skip second practice in Bahrain

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Apr.20 (GMM) Force India might skip Friday's second practice session in Bahrain.

Robert Fearnley Force India F1 Team
Robert Fearnley Force India F1 Team

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Two of the Silverstone based team's staff members returned to the UK earlier this week after a Molotov cocktail incident.

The BBC is reporting rumours that other members are the team are now refusing to travel from the circuit back to their hotels after dark.

That would mean Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg will not be able to practice in the second 90 minute session scheduled for 2pm local.

The BBC said the rumour ties in with Force India's drivers unusually running soft tyres in the initial practice session on Friday.

And F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone called the team's deputy principal Bob Fernley off the pitwall during the initial practice session for talks.

Force India said it "wouldn't want to comment".

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