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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Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge ME – Free Practice 1

Leon Koehler of Germany was quickest during the first free practice of the season-opening round of the 2019/2020 Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East, being held as part of WEC weekend at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).

Koehler had a best lap time of two minutes 03.289 seconds with 10 laps in total.

Saul Hack of South Africa followed 0.327 seconds back, while Berkay Besler of Turkey came third 0.438s adrift.



All three were running in the series’ Pro class.

Jesse Van Kuijk was the leader in the ProAm category with a fastest lap of 2:04.596, while Shaikh Jaber Al Khalifa of Bahrain was the top man amongst the Am runners with a fastest lap of 2:08.472.

The Porsche runners, who are competing in identical Porsche GT3 Cup cars type 991.2, return to action at 3.45pm with the weekend’s first Qualifying.