Dennis asks FIA to let Alonso drive in Bahrain

After practice on Friday, Alonso, Ron Dennis and McLaren team manager Dave Redding visited race control and met with key FIA players, including medical delegate professor Jean-Charles Piette, who made the final call on Alonso's participation. The involvement of Dennis – who doesn't have an official role on race weekends – is highly unusual, and suggests that this was very much a ... Keep reading