Home of Motorsport in the Middle East

Formula 1

In 2004, Bahrain became the first country in the region to host Formula 1. Over the last 17 years, the circuit has delivered some of the iconic moments of modern-day F1, from the duel in the desert in 2014 to the thrilling opener of 2021, Bahrain consistently delivers a spectacle under the desert night sky.

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BIC 2,000CC Challenge

The longest-running circuit racing series in the region

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BMR 600 Championship

Who says race tracks are only for cars?

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Bahrain Drag Racing Championship

Drag races push their vehicles to the maximum

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Bahrain Intl. Circuit


About BIC

Located in the heart of the Sakhir desert, Bahrain International Circuit is a unique and contemporary sports and entertainment venue that is synonymous with the highest levels of global motorsport. Featuring five different track layouts, the circuit first saw life in 2004 when the first ever Formula 1 Grand Prix took place in the country, making it the first-ever track in the Middle East to host the Formula 1 World Championship.

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