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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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CMR sets the pace in GT4 International Cup first practice

CMR topped the timesheet in Free Practice 1 of the GT4 International Cup, which kicked off the day’s action at the Bapco Bahrain GT Festival at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).

CMR clocked a best lap time of two minutes 12.291 seconds in the fourth of 20 laps of work.

Competing for the Silver Cup in an Alpine A110 GT4 car, the French outfit featuring drivers David Loger and Antoine Leclerc registered a top speed of 147.28kph.

Generation AMR Supperracing were classified second. The British team with drivers James Holder and Matthew George were 0.463s off the leaders’ pace. They are racing in the Pro-Am class in an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 car.

Third overall was Phoenix Racing’s Gosia Rdest in an Audi R8LMS GT4. Rdest was 0.487s behind CMR, also racing to claim the Silver Cup.

Sainteloc Junior Team, AKKA-ASP Team and Bullitt Racing were ranked fourth through sixth, while Porsche Zentrum Oberer Zurichsee by TFT Racing and Academy Motorsport Ltd rounded out the top eight.

All 21 teams entered for the weekend took to the track for the session.

The GT4 International Cup gets back on the tarmac for Free Practice 2 at 12noon.