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.

View More

Hospitality

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.

View More
Buy Hospitality Tickets

Drugovich tops the final day’s timesheet of F2 post-season tests at BIC

Drugovich tops the final day’s timesheet of F2 post-season tests at BIC

Felipe Drugovich wrapped up the three-day Formula 2 post-season tests at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) today by topping the overall timesheet.

Felipe Drugovich wrapped up the three-day Formula 2 post-season tests at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) today by topping the overall timesheet.

The Uni-Virtuosi man set a fastest lap of 1min 42.435secs while completing 26 laps of work in the three-hour afternoon session.

Drugovich was 0.349secs quicker than Oscar Piastri testing in a Prema Racing car, while Marcus Armstrong of Dams was 0.392secs off the pace.

Robert Shwartzman of Prema, Drugovich’s teammate Clement Novalak, Guilherme Samaia of Charouz Racing System, Roy Nissany of Dams and Roberto Merhi of BWT HWA Racelab rounded out the top eight.

Drugovich’s time was not as quick as the morning’s fastest lap of 1min 41.827secs, set by Louis Deletraz of MP Motorsport. He completed 25 laps of work in the session’s three hours of running.

Jehan Daruvala of Carlin, who set the overall pace on the first two days, was once again amongst the quickest, finishing 0.178secs off Daruvala’s pace, while Juri Vips of Hitech Grand Prix was third on the times 0.318secs behind.

Dan Ticktum in the other Carlin, Liam Lawson of Hitech, Lirim Zendeli of in the second MP car, and the Campos Racing pair of Ralph Boschung and Logan Sargeant were all in the top eight.

A total of 22 runners took part in today’s tests.

The post-season tests follow the completion of the 2020 F2 season, which held its final two rounds at BIC over the past couple of weeks.

Gallery

Related News

Verstappen wins on Shanghai return: Analysis of the Chinese Grand Prix

F1 returned to China for the first time in five years, with the Shanghai International Circuit back to hosting duties.…

See News

Calling all racers! BIC and Bahrain Circuit Racing Commission to launch new touring car series as evolution of 2,000CC Challenge

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), "The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East", and The Bahrain Motor Federation, represented by The…

See News

Kanoo Motors Rolling Drag Night to bring fun yet competitive activity for motorsport fans this Thursday at BIC

Motorsport enthusiasts can invite their family or friends for an exciting head-to-head challenge at Bahrain International Circuit this (BIC) Thursday…

See News