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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Colapinto captures F3 pole for Sunday’s Feature Race, O’Sullivan in front for Saturday’s Sprint

Colapinto captures F3 pole for Sunday’s Feature Race, O’Sullivan in front for Saturday’s Sprint

Franco Colapinto captured the first pole position of the 2022 season in the FIA Formula 3 Championship today as part of the F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

The Van Amersfoort Racing driver from Argentina had a best lap time of one minute 46.249 seconds in qualifying.

Colapinto will be starting the weekend’s 23-lap Feature Race on Sunday from the front. He won the leading grid position by a mere 0.065 seconds ahead of Czech Roman Stanek of Trident, who had earlier set the pace in practice.

India’s Kush Maini competing for MP Motorsport qualified a close third 0.073s behind.

The ART Grand Prix trio of Gregoire Saucy, Victor Martins and Juan Manuel Correa will start in fourth through sixth position, while completing the first 10 on the grid for Sunday’s feature are Zane Maloney of Trident, Alexander Smolyar of MP Motorsport, Isack Hadjar of Hitech Grand Prix and David Vidales of Campos Racing. Oliver Bearman of Prema Racing will start 11th and Zak O’Sullivan of Carlin 12th from the grid of 30.

As per F3 rules, O’Sullivan will be on pole for Saturday’s 20-lap Sprint Race, which is scheduled for a 12.45pm start.