Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Location: Bahrain International Circuit, Manama, Bahrain
Race start time: 18:00
Lap record: 1:31.447 (P De la Rosa 2005)
Number of laps: 57
Circuit Length: 5.412 KM
Friday 14 April - Practice
Saturday 15 April - Qualifying
Sunday 16 April – Race
Situated amid Bahrain’s desert environment, the race track’s wide berth is ideal for overtaking, mixing long straights with sharp cornering in a cauldron of dry heat. The conditions push the teams to their maximum, with soaring track temperatures turning Bahrain into a true test of the driver’s mettle. Though the circuit is in the desert, the airport is in close vicinity, with transfers to 5-star hotels, beautiful coastline, and city hubs all easily attainable; we can organise helicopters and ground transport as part of your package.
With authentic and delectable cuisine, idyllic seafronts nearby, and air-conditioned premium hospitality, Bahrain is rapidly asserting itself as a highlight of the F1 season.
The Bahrain Formula One Paddock Club is unadulterated luxury; on tap champagne, the finest food, and exclusive Bahrain Pit Lane access. Corporate Hospitality in Bahrain comes in a variety of ways all of which can be tailored to your individual tastes and preferences.
As standard, expect an open bar, unlimited buffet dining and coveted Bahrain pit lane walks, along with air-conditioning to make your stay as cool and comfortable as possible. Paddock Club. Get ready for the most diverse, plush and smartest sporting hospitality in the world, at the Bahrain F1 Paddock Club; there is no other service to match. Paddock club is renowned for its lavishness and opulence: our extensive backstage access gives an open door to top quality dining, fine wines, and champagne, together with opportunities to see the F1 drivers behind the scenes and VVIP guests.
The F1 Paddock Club in Bahrain takes you to the very core of the F1 world. Sitting atop the team garages, the Bahrain Paddock Club provides a unique insight into the intricate goings-on of the race, as well as providing panoramic views of the track. Here is a truly distinctive atmosphere that makes for exhilarating viewing; this is the optimum way to enjoy Formula 1.
As a Paddock Club guest, you can expect the most superlative treatment:
Spectacular views from above the team garages
Special access to the pit lane during the weekend
Freedom to enter to the Support Paddock
Open bar fully stocked with Mumm Champagne
Gastronomic feasts with fine wines
VIP parking (Paddock Club™ parking ticket per 3 tickets)
Official programme and ear plugs available throughout
Stand amongst the teams and drivers with a weekend pit lane walk; see the inner world of top class motor-racing at its scintillating, engine screaming best. The Paddock Club in Bahrain ensures that you are not just a spectator: you are in the thick of the action.
As standard, we offer a range of great hotels such as the luxurious 5 star Ritz Carlton Hotel & Spa and the Al Areen Palace Resort & Spa, both of which are a short drive from the circuit. Corporate F1 Lounge The Corporate Lounges at the Sakhir International circuit are the perfect place to entertain your guests in a customized and private hospitality environment.
Located at the top of the main grandstand with views of the main straight & pit lane, action is assured over the weekend. With suite capacity beginning at 15pax and the ability to increase numbers, your Corporate Lounge will be your own private air conditioned oasis, away from the searing Bahrain heat.
Guests will enjoy:
Capacity for 15 guests, with the chance to increase in size
Race viewing balcony, located above the main grandstand overlooking the main straight, pit lane & team garages
Seating area in lounge with sofa chairs
Separate dining area
Full 5 star catering service
Complimentary drinks including alcohol
VIP car parking
Additional grandstand seating (available for additional cost)
Batelco Grandstand-Free Seating by section 1,200 SAR
Main Grandstand-Free Seating by section 1,500 SAR
Turn1 Grandstand-Free Seating by section 1,000 SAR
University Grandstan-Free Seating by section 600 SAR
Victory Grandstand-Free Seating by section 600 SAR