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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Bryant tandem take ’64 Shelby Cobra to the top in Classic Challenge practice

The 1964 Shelby Cobra of Oliver and Grahame Bryant topped the Practice timesheet today in the Bahrain Classic Challenge, held as part of the Bapco Bahrain GT Festival at Bahrain International Circuit.

Competing in the GTP11 class, the Bryant-Bryant tandem posted a fastest lap of 2m 24.501s with a 134.83kph top speed.

The 1960 Maserati T61 of Guillermo Fierro was second overall 3.675s behind, while the 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 of Christophe Van Riet and Caroline Grifnee was classified third 4.048s from the leader.

Fiero was competing in the TSRC5A class while the Van Riet-Grifnee pair were contesting the GTS12 category.

Also in the top five of the 21-car session were the 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 of Benjamin Monnay and the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona of the duo of Edwin Stucky and Ludovic Cholley. Both were also running in the GTS12 class.

The classic cars will be back on the track for Qualifying at 6.15pm.