MIKEY_! wrote:Unless they crossed out 'whiskey' and wrote 'cola' on the car the ads were still there. And if they were going to take that stance shouldn't Mclaren, Sauber and Force India be edited out of TV coverage in Muslim countries all the time.
Like I said - most of them have registered shell companies in these specific countries to outdo these regulations. For instance - the Force India Whyte & Mackay decals? They become Whyte & Mackay Music CDs. With Music CDs in small lettering.
n smikle wrote:Alcohol can be consumed in private but not publicly I think. The adverts are just logos so maybe they were deemed harmless?
Yes but the whole point is those sorts of logos are banned in Bahrain. It's not a matter of the actual alcohol being banned or anything - it's the advertising that's banned.