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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Berthon leads WTCR field in first practice

Berthon leads WTCR field in first practice

Nathanael Berthon from France topped the timesheet in the first 45-minute free practice session of the WTCR Race of Bahrain, the penultimate round of the WTCR-FIA World Touring Car Cup taking place in support of the Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain.

Berthon had a fastest lap of two minutes 11.616 seconds in his Audi RS3 LMS TCR challenger.

His Comtayou Team Audi Sport teammate Mehdi Bennani from Morocco followed 0.300s behind, while BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse driver Mikel Azcona from Spain was third overall amongst the 13 competitors 0.338s adrift in his Hyundai Elantra N TCR car.

The WTCR field returns to the track for a second free practice at 3.30pm, to be held over 30 minutes.