Updated September 2023
After a triumphant and exhilarating event in 2023, the Bahrain Grand Prix is eagerly gearing up for its highly anticipated return to the Bahrain International Circuit. The 2024 Bahrain Grand Prix is a milestone occasion, commemorating the 20th anniversary of this annual race. It is set to kick off the F1 calendar and is poised to offer an electrifying and immersive spectacle that will captivate Formula 1 enthusiasts around the globe.
In this article, Wego brings you a summary of everything we know so far about the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024.
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F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 dates
The Formula 1 World Championship 2024 will kick off with the Bahrain Grand Prix serving as the season opener. The Bahrain Grand Prix is taking place from Thursday, 29 February 2024, to Saturday, 2 March 2024.
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 schedule
The detailed schedule of the Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 is yet to be released, but is expected to be announced as the date of the race draws closer. We will update this article with the official schedule as soon as it is announced.
To give you an idea of what to expect, below is a brief overview of the schedule of the Bahrain Grand Prix 2023.
|FRIDAY 3rd MARCH||Local time|
|FORMULA 1||FIRST PRACTICE SESSION||14:30 – 15:30|
|FORMULA 1||SECOND PRACTICE SESSION||18:00 – 19:00|
|FIA Formula 2||Qualifying Session||19:30 – 20:00|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Second Practice Session||20:25 – 21:10|
|SATURDAY 4th MARCH|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Qualifying Session||11:05 – 11:35|
|FORMULA 1||THIRD PRACTICE SESSION||14:30 – 15:30|
|FORMULA 1||QUALIFYING SESSION||18:00 – 19:00|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||First Race (11 Laps or 25 Mins)||19:45 – 20:15|
|F1 Experiences||F1 Experiences Champions Club Grid Walk & Trophy Photo||20:20 – 21:20|
|SUNDAY 5th MARCH|
|FIA Formula 3||Feature Race (23 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)||11:50 – 12:40|
|FIA Formula 2||Feature Race (32 Laps or 60 Mins +1 Lap)||13:20 – 14:25|
|Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East||Second Race (11 Laps or 25 Mins)||14:50 – 15:20|
|FORMULA 1||GRAND PRIX (57 LAPS OR 120 MINS)||18:00 – 20:00|
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 tickets
Tickets for the F1 Grand Prix are now on sale. The BIC has announced a 30 percent discount on the tickets, as a gesture to celebrate the momentous occasion of completing 20 years.
Ticket prices vary according to various options, prices, and amenities, with the most expensive option being the Corporate Lounge Hospitality at 1319 BHD (USD 3500) and the cheapest being the Victory Grandstand at 67 BHD (USD 180) for an entire three-day package. You can also purchase double or single-day tickets, with prices varying across the days.
Fans can also book F1 Experiences, which will give them access to premium seats, hospitality and exclusive VIP access to trackside activities. For booking these packages, visit the F1 Experiences page.
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2024 fanzone
The Fanzone, situated behind the Main Grandstand, hosts exciting concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings. These lively performances typically kick off around 21:30 and conclude by 23:30, creating a vibrant atmosphere. Recent years have seen renowned artists like DJ Snake and Craig David (in 2023) and DJs Afrojack and Don Diablo (in 2022) headlining these concerts.
Beyond the music, the F1 Fanzone becomes a hub of activity when there’s a lull on the track. Here, you can explore a variety of options, from food and drinks to merchandise and entertainment. F1 Bahrain Fanzone offers an extensive lineup of roaming entertainment acts for both kids and adults, including circus performers and comedians. Moreover, you can enjoy a complimentary ride on a towering 42-meter Ferris Wheel, providing breathtaking views of the circuit. It’s the ultimate destination for a complete F1 experience.