All eyes will be on Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) Friday (April 17) as the 2015 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix kicks off in grand fashion in Sakhir.
Don’t miss a thing on track
- GP2 Practice session – from 12pm to 1pm
- F1 Practice One – from 2pm to 3.30pm
- Porsche GT3 Practice session – from 4:30pm to 5pm
- F1 Practice Two - from 6pm to 7.30pm
- GP2 Qualifying session – from 8pm to 9pm
What to expect off the track
Apart from all the top-class racing, there will be two major events off the track on Friday.
The first is the F1 Drivers’ Fan Forum taking place on the Main Stage of BIC’s Formula One Village vending area from 4.30pm to 5pm.
Formula One superstars Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Daniel Ricciardo will all be speaking at the event. They will be talking about their experiences in the pinnacle of motorsport in front of their thousands of adoring fans.
Later in the evening, the first of this weekend’s two major international concerts will be held.
It will feature four of the most celebrated artists from the Middle East, including Kuwaiti singer Abdulla Rowaishid, ageless Lebanese songbird Najwa Karam, Iraqi singer-composer Waleed Alshami and Lebanese superstar Amr Zayan.
The show begins at 7.30pm. Everyone with tickets to the Grand Prix will be able to attend.