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F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024: Everything You Need to Know

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024

Formula 1, or F1, stands as a mega motorsport event, renowned for its high-speed races, advanced technology, and international fanbase. 

The 2024 season promises to be particularly unique, marking a new era in this prestigious racing series. Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix is set to kick off this exciting season.The much awaited F1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix marks the Kingdom's inaugural Saturday night race, adding an extra layer of excitement to the weekend's celebrations at Sakhir.

The Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024

The Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 will take place over 3 days (Thursday to Saturday) at the Bahrain International Circuit. Here's a summary of the key events:



Local Time

Thursday, February 29

FIAF1 Car Presentation

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FIA Formula 2Qualifying Session

7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, March 1

FIA Formula 3Sprint Race (19 Laps or 40 Mins +1 Lap)

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

FIA Formula 2Sprint Race (23 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)

5:15 PM - 6:05 PM


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, March 2

FIA Formula 3Feature Race (22 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

FIA Formula 2Feature Race (32 Laps or 60 Mins +1 Lap)

1:40 PM - 2:45 PM

Porsche Carrera Cup Middle EastSecond Race (11 Laps or 25 Mins)

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Formula 1Drivers' Parade

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Formula 1National Anthem

5:46 PM - 5:48 PM

Air DisplayGulf Air Fly Past

5:48 PM - 5:49 PM

FORMULA 1GRAND PRIX (57 Laps or 120 Mins)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024: A Comprehensive Guide

The Bahrain International Circuit, built in 2002, hosted its first Grand Prix in 2004. The 5.4 km track promises exciting races with overtaking opportunities, challenging turns, and night races under floodlights. You can expect close battles, stunning scenery, great karting facilities and trackside views from the Batelco or main grandstands.

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Tickets

The Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 offers a range of ticket options for fans. From the Main Grandstand to the Beyon Grandstand, there's a perfect spot for every enthusiast to witness the action. 



Main Grandstand (3 days)

  • SAR 1700

  • BHD 170

Beyon Grandstand(3 days)

  • SAR 1300

  • BHD 130

Beyon Grandstand (Thursday only)

  • SAR 700

  • BHD 70

Beyon Grandstand(Friday / Saturday)

  • SAR 1150

  • BHD 115

Turn 1 Grandstand(3 days)

  • SAR 1200

  • BHD 120

University Grandstand(3 days)

  • SAR 700

  • BHD 70

Victory Grandstand(3 days)

  • SAR 650

  • BHD 65

*Note: Children are charged half the price.

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Dates

Mark your calendars for February 29 to  March 2, 2024. Under the slogan ‘20 Years of a Modern Classic’, it's a celebration of Bahrain's 20th anniversary in the world of Formula 1.

The event also encompasses practice and qualifying sessions, support races, and press conferences. 

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Schedule

The event spans several days, featuring not only the main race but also practice sessions, qualifying rounds, and a host of other activities. The detailed schedule is available on the official F1 Bahrain Grand Prix website.




March 2


6:00 PM

March 1


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

March 1

Practice 3

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

February 29

Practice 2

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

February 29

Practice 1

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Concert

Adding to the excitement, the 2024 Grand Prix will feature a concert by the globally acclaimed artist Diplo on March 2. This musical extravaganza is set to elevate the race weekend experience.

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 Packages

For those seeking a luxurious experience, various hospitality packages are available, including The Dome Lounge by F1 Experiences and The Champions Club. These offer premium viewing areas, gourmet dining, and exclusive access to certain parts of the circuit.

Exploring Bahrain: A Tourist's Delight

Visitors to the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix can enhance their experience by exploring the country's rich cultural heritage and modern attractions. Bahrain has both a traditional Arab culture and a modern lifestyle.

Tourist Attractions Near the Circuit

  • Bahrain National Museum: Dive into the history and culture of Bahrain, just a short drive from the circuit.

  • Al Fateh Grand Mosque: Experience the architectural beauty and serenity of one of the largest mosques in the world.

  • Bahrain Fort: Explore this UNESCO World Heritage site, offering a glimpse into the ancient Dilmun civilisation.

Travelling to Bahrain for the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix?

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is the main gateway to Bahrain. Many airlines operate flights to Bahrain, including Gulf Air, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and SAUDIA.

Download Almosafer app on App Store, Huawei App Gallery, and Google Play to stay updated on the latest packages and deals.

FAQs About the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Q. When is the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024? 

A. It is set to take place between February 29 to March 2, 2024.

Q. Who won the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2023? 

A. Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen won first place of the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2023.

Q. Where to watch the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024? 

A. It can be viewed at the circuit, on TV, or on various streaming services.

Q. How long is the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024?

A. The race typically lasts around 2 hours, but the entire event spans several days.

Q. How many laps in the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix? 

A. There are 57 laps in the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix.

The F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 is a celebration of speed, culture, and entertainment. Whether you're a die-hard Formula 1 fan or a curious traveller, this event promises an unforgettable experience.

Don’t miss out on the excitement – book your hotels in Bahrain now!