Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2023

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Bahrain has the honour of again opening the 2023 season, so fans in Bahrain will be the first to see the new cars, new driver line ups and all the uncertainty and anticipation that the first race of a new season brings.

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Burnout Nights


Nothing like the sight of smoke rising from underneath the whizzing tyres of a car, purposely made to spin at high speed (in a controlled and safe environment) to truly awaken the senses of a motorsport enthusiast. Experience this first-hand at Bahrain International Circuit during the month of Ramadan, when Burnout Nights are a thrill-seeker’s dream.

2023 Calendar

Rounds Date
Testing night Saturday 18th March 2023
Round 1 Saturday 25th March 2023
Round 2 Saturday 1st April 2023
Round 3 Saturday 8th April 2023
Round 4 Saturday 15th April 2023


Price List

Price inclusive of VAT
Participant 8.000 BHD
Crew 5.500 BHD
Passenger 5.500 BHD
Spectator 2.000 BHD
VIP Car pass 5.000 BHD


Entrants must meet specific eligibility criteria to take part and pay an entry fee of BD8 per driver. Those wishing to get a taste of the action as a passenger may do so for a fee of BD5.500.

Those interested in taking part may register from 4pm onwards at car parks one and two.

Burnout is open to motorsport enthusiasts of all skill levels. It offers a unique kind of thrill including the sight of rapidly rising white smoke and the smell of burning rubber.


The Burnout seasons takes places at BIC every Saturday in Ramadan.


Action on Saturdays will be held from 8 PM and continue until 1 AM along BIC car parks numbered three to six.