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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World Endurance Championship’s 2021 titles to be decided in Bahrain double-header at BIC

World Endurance Championship’s 2021 titles to be decided in Bahrain double-header at BIC

  • Toyota Gazoo Racing in pole position to claim both drivers and team titles in Hypercar class
  • Three-way battle brewing in closely contested LMP2 championship battles
  • Ferrari, Porsche engaged in heated duel for highly coveted GT Manufacturers World Endurance trophy
  • Get your tickets today to witness the pinnacle of global endurance racing at BIC

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) will witness motorsport history over the next two weeks in the first-ever FIA World Endurance Championship double-header in Sakhir.

With all championship titles set to be decided over this season finale, the races will also create history as the Championship’s first ever double header.

Championships in all four race classes—Hypercar, Le Mans Prototype (LMP) 2, Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance (LMGTE) Pro and LMGTE Am—are up for the taking as the 32-car grid lines up along BIC’s Main Straight for the last two events of this campaign.

Kicking things off in the WEC double-header this Friday and Saturday (Editor’s note: October 29 and 30) will be the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain, to be followed on November 5 and 6 by the season-finale, the Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain.

Valuable points will be won in each race, which will eventually determine who will be crowned at “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East” by season’s end.

On Thursday (Editor’s note: October 28), action will begin behind closed doors with a 90-minute Practice for the WEC competitors.


The Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Jose Maria Lopez-Kamui Kobayashi-Mike Conway currently lead the Hypercar World Endurance Drivers Championship standings with 120 points apiece, just nine ahead of teammates Brendon Hartley-Kazuki Nakajima-Sebastien Buemi.

Alpine Elf Matmut drivers Andre Negrao-Matthieu Vaxiviere-Nicolas Lapierre are third with 90 points.

Toyota Gazoo Racing’s drivers’ success translates to the Hypercar World Endurance Championship for teams. They are currently first with 141 points, while Alpine Elf Matmut are second on 90 points and Glickenhaus Racing third with 37 points.


An exciting three-way fight for the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Drivers has been brewing all season long, and it has become the closest-contested trophy heading into the last two races in Bahrain.

Leading with 89 points apiece are Sean Gelael-Stoffel Vandoorne-Tom Blomqvist, but they are just a single point ahead of the trio of Charles Milesi-Ferdinand Habsburg-Robin Frijns. Eight points behind the leaders in third are Anthony Davidson-Antonio Felix Da Costa-Roberto Gonzalez.

JOTA’s #28 car (Gelael-Vandoorne-Blomqvist) are the pace setters in the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Teams with 89 points, just a point ahead of Team WRT (Milesi-Habsburg-Frijns). JOTA’s #38 car (Davidson-Da Costa-Gonzalez) are third on 81 points.

The trio of Ben Hanley-Henrik Hedman-Juan Pablo Montoya lead the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Pro-Am Drivers with 110 points. In second is Frits Van Eerd with 104 points, while third are Esteban Garcia and Norman Nato with 101 points.

Dragonspeed USA (Hanley-Hedman-Montoya) top the standings in the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Pro/Am Teams title battle with 110 points. Racing Team Nederland (Van Eerd-Giedo Van Der Garde-Job Van Uitert) are second with 104 points, while Realteam Racing (Garcia-Nato-Loic Duval) are third with 101 points.


Setting the pace in the race for the GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship are the pair of Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado with 124 points. Kevin Estre and Neel Jani are second on 112 points, while third are Gianmaria Bruni and Richard Lietz with 75 points.

Meanwhile, only 16 points separate the two contenders vying for the GT Manufacturers FIA World Endurance Championship. Ferrari lead with 203 points while Porsche follow on 187 points.

In the FIA Endurance Trophy for GTE Am Drivers standings, leading are the trio of Alessio Rovera-Francois Perrodo-Nicklas Nielsen with 102 points. Ben Keating-Dylan Pereira-Felipe Fraga follow with 65.5 points, while third are Antonio Fuoco-Giorgio Sernagiotto and Roberto Lacorte third with 54 points.

For the FIA Endurance Trophy for GTE Am Teams championship, the AF Corse #83 crew (Rovera-Perrodo-Nielsen) are in first place with 102 points. TF Sport (Keating-Pereira-Fraga) are second with 65.5 points, while Cetilar Racing (Fuoco-Sernagiotto-Lacorte) are third with 54 points.

Get your tickets now!

Tickets are available for this Friday and Saturday at just BD5 for adults (BD8 for both WEC events) and BD2.5 for children aged 3 to 12 years old (BD4 for both events). Kids under three are free, whilst there are also further discounts available for students, those with special needs and senior citizens.

Ticket prices offer one of the most affordable ways to witness a World Championship motorsport event. Full details are available at

Spectator entry policy for the races will be in line with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s prevailing COVID-19 traffic light system. Under the current green conditions, entry is permitted to all. However, should the traffic light status change, entry restrictions will be in place in line with Government direction.