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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Motorsport history to be made this weekend as F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 kicks off at BIC!

Motorsport history to be made this weekend as F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 kicks off at BIC!

  • F1 to begin new era as Practice sessions mark competitive first competitive runs in revolutionised cars
  • F2, F3 and Porsche Sprint Challenge also to hit the tarmac on first day of race weekend in Sakhir

Sparks will fly and engines will roar as the global sporting spotlight shines on Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) Friday (18 March), with the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 kicking F1’s new era into gear amidst plenty of excitement and unpredictability.

The world will be watching closely as the top flight’s star drivers take to the 5.412-kilometre desert track for the first time in a competitive session, behind the wheel of their newly designed cars.

“The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East” will be staging two hour-long F1 Practices Friday, with the first scheduled for a 3pm start under the afternoon sun, to be followed by the second session in the evening starting at 6pm and to be held under lights.

All 10 F1 teams will be putting their contenders through their paces in order to get them ready for Saturday’s all-important Qualifying session, which will determine the grid for Sunday’s main event: the 57-lap, floodlit Bahrain Grand Prix. A third practice on Saturday will precede Qualifying.

Formula 1 is set to be joined on track this race weekend by the FIA Formula 2 Championship, the FIA Formula 3 Championship and the Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East. F2 and F3 are both holding their season-opening rounds in Bahrain, while the Porsche Sprint Challenge will be staging its 2021/2022 championship finale.

All three support series will also take to the tarmac Friday for their opening sessions of the weekend.

The Porsche Sprint Challenge will be the first out on track in the morning at 10.15am for a 45-minute First Practice. The field will then be back in the evening for a Second Practice session starting at 8.20pm.

F3 gets their season underway with Practice at 11.25am. The field will then be back on track for Qualifying at 4.25pm.

For F2, their Practice session is scheduled for a 12.35pm start, to be followed later in the evening at 7.25pm by Qualifying.

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