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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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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.

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Ghiotto grabs pole for F2 Feature Race on Saturday

Luca Ghiotto captured pole position for this weekend’s Feature Race in the FIA Formula 2 Championship, taking place in support of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019. 

The Italian steered UNI-Virtuosi Racing to the front of the grid after topping the Qualifying timesheet with a best lap of 1m 40.504s.

With the result, Ghiotto claimed the first pole of his Formula 2 career.

Formula 2’s Feature Race takes place Saturday at BIC. It is scheduled for a 1.10pm start and it will be held over 32 laps, which is 173.184km.

Carlin’s Louis Deletraz of Switzerland finished the Qualifying session in second place just 0.367s off Ghiotto’s pace.

 

 

It will also mark Deletraz’s first time to appear on the front row in Formula 2.

Nyck De Vries of ART Grand Prix starts from third after finishing 0.460s behind the pole-sitter.

Nicholas Latifi of DAMS, Jack Aitken of Campos Racing and Nobuharu Matsushita of Carlin were fourth through sixth, respectively.

Completing first five rows were Sean Gelael of Prema Racing, Sergio Sette Camara of DAMS, Ralph Boschung of Trident and Mick Schumacher of Prema.