F1 Circuits - Sakhir, Bahrain

AUSTRALIA - Melbourne
BAHRAIN - Sakhir
BRAZIL - Interlagos
CANADA - Montreal
CHINA - Shanghai
EUROPE - Nurburgring
FRANCE - Magny-Cours
GB - Silverstone
HUNGARY - Hungaroring
ITALY - Monza
JAPAN - Fuji
MONACO - Monte Carlo
SPAIN - Barcelona
TURKEY - Istanbul
USA - Indianapolis


Track Facts

Current circuit length : 5.412 km (2004-2007)

Lap record : 1m 30.252; 216.074 km/h (Michael Schumacher 2004)

Fastest qualifying lap : 1m 29.848; 217.047 km/h (Fernando Alonso 2005 Qual 1)

Grand Prix held : 4

Web Site : www.bahraingp.com.bh
Location : Bahrain Racing Circuit
PO Box 26381
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: (+973) 406444
Fax: (+973) 406555

Bahrain Racing Circuit comprises six individual tracks, four of which can be used simultaneously. The inner and outer circuits of the facility are configured to form a Formula 1 Grand Prix track. Track length will be 5.475km, with a maximum uphill slopt of 5.25% and maximum downhill slope of 5.0%. There are 16 turns. The forecast lap time for a Formula 1 car is 1m 33.63s with an average speed of 210.39km/h. Spectator facilities will include a main grandstand for 70,000, merchandising area, excellent road access and parking facilities.

The facility also offers:

Inner track: length 2.4km, designed for testing, club events and for the Racing School and driver training activities

Outer track: length 3.4km, ideal for all classes of racing, incentive events and manufacturer testing of engines, tyres and other components

Drag strip: length 1.2km, catering for the already established and growing sport of drag racing in the region. The strip has a timed quarter mile acceleration distance constructed in concrete

Test oval: length 2.5km, with two parabolic corners providing a facility for warm and hot weather endurance testing of all types of vehicles and components under controlled conditions

Karting track: to be constructed, will include a full International Standard Karting Track with dedicated Race Control, Workshop, Dining and Viewing provision

Past Winners

Year Winner Team  
2007 Felipe MASSA Ferrari Click for full results
2006 Fernando ALONSO Renault Click for full results
2005 Fernando ALONSO Renault Click for full results
2004 Michael SCHUMAHCER Ferrari Click for full results

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