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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MRF Free Practice 1

Bent Viscaal from the Netherlands set the early pace in the MRF Challenge after topping the timesheet today morning in the single-seater championship’s first free practice of WEC weekend.

Viscaal clocked a best lap of two minutes 01.191 seconds while going for 13 laps of work in the 30-minute session, which kicked off the racing action for the day.



David Schumacher, son of ex-Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher, was second quickest. The German was just 0.065 seconds off the pace.

Valdemar Eriksen of Denmark was third 0.710s behind Viscaal.

A total of 11 drivers are competing in the MRF Challenge. They get back out on track today for a second free practice at 4.30pm.