Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024

Event Overview

BIC is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary next year, as the opening round of the 2024 season and its first-ever Saturday night race at the Home of Motorsport in the Middle East on 29 February to 2 March 2024.

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Due to exceptional demand, we have continued to expand our hospitality offerings. This year, we are delighted to offer The Dome Lounge by F1 Experiences, as well as The Champions Club, both tailor-made in response to the massive interest in hospitality options for the grand prix. In addition, the ultimate in world-class hospitality is available in The Paddock Cub Please note that Corporate boxes for 2024 are now sold out.

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Belgium’s Defourny opens Speed Weekend with fine victory in MRF Challenge

Max Defourny of Belgium raced to an impressive first victory in the MRF Challenge today, as Speed Weekend got underway at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

Defourny completed the 10-lap sprint just 0.301 seconds ahead of runner-up Jamie Chadwick of Great Britain.

Andreas Estner from — was third 0.340s behind, while Danial Frost of — came fourth and Patrick Pasma from — was fifth.

Eleven cars competed in Speed Weekend’s opening race of the MRF Challenge, which is set to feature a total of five this round.

Two others will take place later today and the final two tomorrow.