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Exciting Burnout finale to light up BIC Friday night

Motorsport fans will have a final chance to catch Burnout this Friday as BIC hosts the hugely popular event one last time this season in Sakhir. The meeting is the culmination of nearly two months of non-stop Burnout action at “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”. In past years, it was held throughout the holy month of Ramadan and it was a huge draw for fans. This past season, the Burnout calendar was doubled and the response was great, with supporters and participants coming from (...)

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Exciting Burnout finale to light up BIC Friday night

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Alsaie claims a tight victory in SWS round two at BIKC

Khaled Alsaie came away with the narrowest of victories in the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The event was hosted last Thursday by Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. Alsaie outduelled fellow title hopeful Mohammed Mattar by a mere 0.008 seconds to clinch his maiden victory of the new season. Alsaie completed the 15-lap sprint around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre track in a total time of 18 minutes 38.554 seconds. Mattar claimed his second podium in as (...)

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BIKC to host second round of SWS sprints Thursday night

We’re back in action Thursday night with the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The SWS is an arrive-and-drive series, open to karters of all skill levels and experience. Competitors race in identical Sodi RT8 390cc karts, which are provided for by BIKC. Thursday’s action will be held under floodlights. Event Timetable Start TimeSessionDuration10.15pmQualifying15 minutes11pmPre-Final11 laps11.45pmFinal15 laps All are invited to attend and watch the karters (...)

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Baslar kicks off karting season with fine victory

Ali Baslar made a winning start to the new national karting season last week. He claimed a resounding victory in round one of the 2016/2017 Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship at BIKC. Baslar was one of 23 competitors in the meeting. They each raced on identical RT8 390cc karts provided by BIKC. Baslar took home the honours after winning the event’s Final race, held over a total of 15 laps around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK) Track. He completed the sprint in (...)

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BIKC all set to kick off new season in SWS sprint karting

Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) kicks off the new season of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship with round one on Thursday night, June 9, at Sakhir’s world-class facility for grassroots motorsport. The SWS is an arrive-and-drive series, making it widely popular amongst Bahrain’s motor racing enthusiasts. It is open to karters of all skill levels and experience, as they provided a chance to compete in a fun yet professionally run event. All interested participants aged 16 years (...)

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Shaikh Isa, Beshara and Almuammari enjoy double victories in national sprints finale

Shaikh Isa clinches Max title, Audih wins Junior Max, Buhindi clinches SWS crown. Three of the top stars in national karting were victorious last Friday in the final round of the 2015/2016 Bahrain Karting Sprint Championship (BKSC), held at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Talal Beshara and Rashid Almuammari each claimed an impressive double in their respective race categories under the BKSC. Max Category Shaikh Isa qualified (...)

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Karting Drivers fight for SWS title battle to thrilling final round at BIKC

Baslar and Alsaie triumph to send SWS title battle to thrilling final round at BIKC Ali Baslar and Khaled Alsaie kept their title hopes alive after winning a race each in the seventh and penultimate round of the 2015/2016 Bahrain Sprint SWS Championship. Baslar won the meeting’s opening event held around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre Commission Internationale de Karting track; after which Alsaie powered to a fine victory in race two. Baslar managed to outpace 17 other karters to claim pole (...)

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National karting sprints set for exciting back-to-back events to end season

As the temperatures begin to rise, so too will the level of action and intensity at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) over the next two weekends. The Bahrain Karting Sprint Championship (BKSC) heads into the final two rounds of its 2015/2016 season, and both are set to be hotly contested events with all still to play for. The BKSC’s penultimate meeting takes place Friday (April 29). The championship finale will then be held the following weekend on Friday (Editor’s note: May 6). (...)

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Fantastic finish to SWS endurance karting at BIKC

Batelco Drag965 Racing powered to a fantastic victory in the third and final round of the 2015/2016 Bahrain SWS Endurance Championship, held over the weekend at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. Having triumphed the previous two meetings, Batelco Drag965 Racing lived up to their tag as favourites and claimed the number one spot after overcoming a strong field of international and local teams in the gruelling 24-hour challenge. Pro Category The race flagged off at 4pm (...)

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SWS endurance karting set for exciting finale at BIKC

A gripping finale is set for the 2015/2016 Bahrain SWS Endurance Championship. Taking place this weekend at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir will be the series’ third and final round. Racing will be held along BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre CIK track.It will be the ultimate test of driving skill, perseverance and teamwork. After winning the first two rounds in the championship, Batelco Racing Team are back and they will be looking to secure a remarkable clean sweep of this (...)

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Karting sprints set to intensify at BIKC on Friday

The action never stops at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) as the Bahrain Karting Sprint Championship (BKSC) returns this Friday. Taking place is round three of the 2015/2016 Bahrain Rotax Mojo Max Challenge (BRMMC), and round five of the 2015/2016 Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship (SSWS). An afternoon of intense racing awaits as some of the best karters at the national level will be vying for a coveted podium place. Timetable 1 p.m. Drivers’ weigh-in and registration 3 p.m. (...)

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Arrive & Drive

Arrive & Drive sessions (15min per session) are available for kids (aged 7 to 12 on Kids Track – subject to a minimum height of 120cm) and adults (13+ on Club Track or CIK Track) using different type of karts.

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Racing Calendar

All you need to know about our future racing events is here. Click here to get the latest version of our 2016/17 Racing calendar!

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BIKC Tracks

The circuit has been designed to the highest international standards allowing it to host world championship events. Due to the state of the art flood light system, the BIKC Track is the only existing venue in the world homologated to host international events at night.

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About BIKC

Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) is a state-of-the-art, world-class facility that caters to the grassroots level of motorsport. It is a special place. It is where tomorrow’s champions get their first taste of pure racing joy.

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Corporate Offer

If you are thinking about rewarding your staff, building up your company’s team spirit or test your team’s competition spirit, karting corporate events are perfectly adapted.

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karting track layouts

Kids Track

Kids Track

The Kids Track has been designed to host karting activities for kids from 7 years of age in the safest possible conditions.

  • 298m Length of Kids Track
  • 6 Number of turns
Club Track

Club Track

Combining both fast and slow corners along with changes of level and gradient it will turn your karting activity into an unforgettable experience.

  • 1176m Length of Club Track
  • 14 Number of turns
CIK Track

CIK Track

It is homologated for the highest level of international racing and combines a great mix of corners and level changes that will test even experienced drivers.

  • 1414m Length of CIK Track
  • 14 Number of turns

Adults Track

Kids Track