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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Schuring sets the pace in Porsche Sprint Challenge first practice

Schuring sets the pace in Porsche Sprint Challenge first practice

Morris Schuring kicked off the on-track action at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 today by topping the first practice timesheet in the Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East at Bahrain International Circuit.

The series is holding the final round of its 2021/2022 season this weekend.

Schuring posted a fastest lap time of two minutes 02.173 seconds around BIC’s 5.412-kilometre Grand Prix track. The Dutch driver is competing in the Pro category of the GT3 class.

Finishing behind him on the final classification was Bandar Alesayi from Saudi Arabia with a best time of 2:02.312, competing in the GT3 Pro Am category. In third was Fahad Algosaibi, also from Saudi, with a lap of 2:02.499 amongst the GT3 Pro Ams

Completing the top eight in the 45-minute session were Briton James Dorlin, Dutchman Daan Van Kuijk, German Richard Wagner, Dutchman Lucas Groeneveld and his countryman Thierry Vermeulen.

Twenty drivers took part in the session.

The Porsche Sprint Challenge field will be back on track at 8.20pm this evening for the Second Practice.